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czech benoni, what to play against it
The czech benoni comes up after
1.d4 c5
2.d5 e5
I think of playing
3.e4 d6
4.Nc3 Nf6
5.Nf3 a6
6.a4 Bg4
7.h3
But there are other ways to handle it,
p...

Started 02/11/08 at 10:19:14 by battleangel (Ex Member)
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By: lnn2
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Is the Old Benoni alive and kicking?
Hello!
This question is already a famous one for different openings. I wonder that the Old Benoni hasn't been discussed yet.
Some weeks before i included the Old Benoni in my repertoire as m...

Started 09/28/04 at 09:09:54 by akut
3 3464 Last Post 09/29/04 at 18:34:54
By: MNb
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1.d4 Nf6 2.Nf3 c5 3.d5 e6 4.Nc3
What should Black do here?  I find it difficult to summon up enthusiasm for playing this line after 4...exd5 5.Nxd5 Undecided
Elsewhere in the forum, John Cox suggests 4...b5!? Can Black get away with that ...

Started 05/27/04 at 02:31:01 by alumbrado
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22 27902 Last Post 06/15/12 at 13:06:53
By: Vidit
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1. d4 c5 2. d5 e5 3. dxe ep?!
I recently got the opportunity to play against a good friend of mine with this move order.  I was not expecting 3. dxe ep?! after 1. d4 c5 2. d5 e5.  He was confused about this opening - something he ...

Started 10/28/09 at 19:21:51 by BirdBrain
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By: BirdBrain
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Is the Clarendon Court (d4 c5 d5 f5!?) unsound?
Does Black get enough play in the Clarendon Court defense?
I've heard there's a "Foxy Openings #1" video on the Clarendon Court by GM Jonathan Levitt.
I'm not particularly worried about Whit...

Started 06/21/10 at 04:25:08 by chessplayer132
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17 27244 Last Post 08/01/11 at 11:52:55
By: Oblonskij
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Delayed Zilbermints Benoni
Gambit wrote on 01/07/10 at 23:15:20:
I have my own variation in the Modern Benoni. Here goes!
Modern Zilbermints Benoni: 1 d4 Nf6 2 Nf3 c5 3 a3 cxd4 4 b4!

This isn't the Flick Knife, so you might want to start a new thread. One poin...

Started 01/08/10 at 00:12:12 by ChevyBanginStyle
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By: MNb
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That might be that for the Clarendon Court
Hi All
I've had a soft spot for the Clarendon Court lately (1. d4 c5 2. d5 f5), and I've been doing a little home analysis on it. A lot of posts I've seen around here seem to indicate that the sc...

Started 07/29/15 at 02:02:10 by cramie10
2 3180 Last Post 08/04/15 at 00:36:13
By: Glenn Snow
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Avrukh 1.d4 book
I'm studying Avrukh's 1.d4, vol. 2 book and found a position that occurred in separate chapters but the author suggested different methods for White to respond.  Since this is a rep...
[fen]rnbqrbk1/pp3ppp/3p1n2/2pP4/8/2N2NP1

Started 09/18/16 at 14:31:39 by crdII
6 4693 Last Post 09/21/16 at 07:50:49
By: RoleyPoley
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Eva Moser: DVD on 1... c5
Who has the DVD and is so Kind to give us a summary ?
(Maybe I Change my name to d4c5 then)

Started 10/07/13 at 09:36:17 by e4d6
5 6995 Last Post 01/17/14 at 15:19:37
By: TD
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Czech Benoni
I'm thinking about playing the Czech Benoni.
In his DVD Andrew Martin seems to cover d4 Nf6 c4 c5 d5 e5.
Does anyone have an opinion about this DVD ?
What additionale sidelines (at move...

Started 09/15/09 at 15:36:32 by e4d6
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By: toppace
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The Czech Benoni
Hi
I just wanted to hear how you crack the Czech Benoni? Black seems to have a very solid position, but what can white do about it? Any positional or tactical ideas?

Started 12/03/08 at 22:28:21 by Genau
1 2022 Last Post 12/04/08 at 01:14:44
By: MNb
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Czech Benoni instead of the Budapest?
I've been playing the Budapest for 30+ years, particularly since seeing IM Walter Shipman employ it at NYC's Chess Center against GM competition in 1981-82.  But now I'm looking for some variety (just...

Started 03/05/11 at 23:21:25 by George Jempty
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By: Rue-64
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Benoni vs. 3.g3 Catalan
Hi, just wanted to know if anybody knows a book, NIC yearbook, other magazine, online lecture, dvd, or any source material with which to study 1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 e6 3.g3 c5
especially the lines with 4...

Started 05/03/07 at 04:36:01 by ghenghisclown
13 7016 Last Post 05/23/07 at 09:18:47
By: exigentsky
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Czech Benoni coverage
I would like to see some games covering the Czech Benoni (1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 c5 3.d5 d5).  There is one game already with this move order but Black doesn't play ...Be7 preferring ...g6.  I know this openin...

Started 08/06/06 at 00:26:07 by Glenn Snow
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45 26979 Last Post 05/02/07 at 11:29:59
By: IMJohnCox
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Weird Benonis playable CB eBook
Hot on the heels of the Modern Benoni eBook, I've just uploaded the brand new Weird Benonis playable CB eBook at http://www.chesspublishing.com/p/10/cbebooks.htm. Smiley

Started 01/11/15 at 16:09:25 by GMTonyKosten
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By: GMTonyKosten
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Czech + Closed (Old) OR Schmid Benoni?
I am thinking on taking up the Czech Benoni as a backup defence versus 1.d4. (I find the Modern Benoni far too theoretical for that purpose. Smiley)
BUT if I start with 1..c5 then White can omit c2-c...

Started 08/07/11 at 14:31:40 by HoemberChess
12 12109 Last Post 02/23/13 at 13:29:07
By: Rue-64
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[A43]"1.d4 Nf6 2.Nf3 c5 3.d5 d6 4.Nc3 g6" as Black
*1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 c5 3.d5 e5 4.Nc3 d6 etc
*1.d4 Nf6 2.Nf3 c5 3.d5 d6 4.Nc3 g6 is the position I am interested in:
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Here is a - far fr...

Started 06/14/11 at 16:43:11 by HoemberChess
4 4721 Last Post 06/20/11 at 17:50:18
By: kylemeister
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Coverage of the Snake Benoni [A60]
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As Black, I would at times play this position as a complement to the Nimzo Indian,
after 1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 e6 3.Nf3: 3..c5 4.d5 exd5 5.cxd5 Bd6.<br...

Started 01/02/11 at 00:00:35 by HoemberChess
3 4544 Last Post 01/02/11 at 12:57:14
By: Gerardo
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Ben Oni 5...Ne7
After 1.d4 e6 2.c4 c5 3.d5 exd5 4.cxd5 d6 5.Nc3 I've found 5...Ne7 pretty annoying; is 6.Bf4 really the best way of meeting the positional threat of 6...Ng6 or should 6.h4 be played? (and does this sy...

Started 12/03/08 at 19:52:05 by kandido
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By: kandido
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Palliser's benoni book on benoni?
Does Palliser only cover Czech benoni or something like Schmidt benoni?Do you reccomend me this book?

Started 03/14/11 at 14:02:49 by keerik
1 2839 Last Post 03/14/11 at 15:37:18
By: kylemeister
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