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The Modernized Delayed Benoni
Does anybody have this book by Ivanisevic and what do you think of it?

Started 11/29/19 at 16:07:52 by TD
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By: TD
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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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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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Schmid Benoni side line?
I ran across a side line this morning on ICC and promptly lost a miniature. I looked up some games on chessbase online and the following seems to be the starting moves usually played:
1. d4 c5 2....

Started 02/13/06 at 20:34:29 by kevinludwig
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By: kevinludwig
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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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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 dvd
has anyone seen the czech benoni dvd by Martin and what is your opinion on it?

Started 02/20/08 at 11:51:57 by wcywing
1 2194 Last Post 02/23/08 at 09:04:31
By: Bonsai
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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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Old Indian or semi-benoni
I play 1...c5 against 1.d4 White plays 2.d5 Nf3 3.Nc3 d6 4.e4 e5 White never takes and I feel by dark square bishop is useless.I like to attack (who does't).I win most games but they seem very sluggis...

Started 01/13/13 at 15:46:43 by miyagi
2 3165 Last Post 01/14/13 at 16:19:59
By: ErictheRed
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Czech Benoni
Can White successfully avoid a Czech Benoni after 1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 c5
I'm assuming, rightly or wrongly, that 3.d5 is the best move and that 3...e5 forces this opening structure upon White.
Be...

Started 02/20/12 at 12:57:07 by Sylvester
2 3515 Last Post 02/21/12 at 05:14:50
By: Glenn Snow
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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
2 3318 Last Post 10/29/09 at 15:44:07
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Alt-Benoni-Verteidigung
If you have "Alt-Benoni-Verteidigung" by Stoljar & Kondratjew can you maybe give your opinion about it and an index of variations?

Started 03/31/16 at 11:56:42 by TD
3 3128 Last Post 04/05/16 at 06:55:57
By: TD
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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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Schmid-Benoni
Hello chessfriends,
i am looking for theory on the Schmid-Benoni:
1.d4 Nf6
2.Nf3 g6
3.Nc3 c5
4.d5 Bg7
5.e4 d6
In which book is this system theme and what is whites b...

Started 01/24/05 at 13:15:31 by SutterCane
3 3686 Last Post 02/04/05 at 09:18:29
By: elspringer
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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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[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
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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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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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Semi-Benoni -- sound or not!?
We've been here before, but that was some time ago so I wonder if anyone has any fresh insights into this position: 1 d4 c5 2 d5 d6 3 c4 e5 4 e4 Be7 5 Nf3 Bg4 6 Nbd2! Bg5!? (6 ...a6!?) 7 Qa4 Bd7 8 Qb3...

Started 12/03/09 at 17:27:38 by Michael Ayton
5 4792 Last Post 12/04/09 at 23:59:12
By: Michael Ayton
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a good/dubious pseudo-Czech Benoni?
Hi, I recently encountered this line in a rapid game: 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 c5 4. d5 d6 5. Nc3 e5!?/?!

I am not well versed in this kind of po...

Started 07/07/19 at 09:37:51 by nocteus
6 1471 Last Post 07/08/19 at 22:29:32
By: BeeCaves
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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
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