In this book, John Watson particularly focuses on various subtle move-orders by which Black can try to avoid White’s most dangerous systems and direct the. All about The Gambit Guide to the Modern Benoni by John Watson. LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers. Gambit Chess publication: The Gambit Guide to the Modern Benoni by John Watson.
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About this product Synopsis In this book, John Watson particularly focuses on various subtle move-orders by which Black can try to avoid White’s most dangerous systems and direct the game into more palatable channels.
The Benoni is an advanced opening that requires players to constantly be aware of the potential of all pieces, especially the threat of pawn breaks.
Nc3 c5 and 1. After looking in depth at all the super Ebnoni anaysis on you tube, books, online it seems they really like white in the benoni. The most important tool in White’s arsenal is the e4-e5 pawn advance, which can open up lines and squares for the white pieces, and result in the creation of a passed d-pawn if Black answers with Back to this thread again.
Views Read Edit View history. The strength of White’s knight on c4 often induces Black to exchange it off: But the player primarily responsible for elevating the Modern Benoni to the status benlni a major opening was Mikhail Talwho took up the opening in after seeing one of Nezhmetdinov’s games.
The Gambit Guide To the Modern Benoni
After the initial moves 1. For this reason, a better way to play this opening is 1.
AlisonHart 5 min ago. Tal set his pawns in motion with This was the position I was looking for and the variation goes on: Black can also try to reach the Modern Benoni through a Benoni Defence move order, i. More often than not, this is met with 4.
Na6intending to bring the knight to c7 to prepare the Notably, it was Vladimir Kramnik ‘s choice when he needed a win with Black in the penultimate game of the World Championship. Jan 7, The Fianchetto Variation is often reached via transposition from other openings.
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Nd1 Nc5 would fork the pawns on a4 and e4. Bd3 is sometimes used by White to enter the Modern Main Line after John Ot has made a fine book about one of the most difficult openings “The Modern Benoni”. Maybe white can try the odd looking If this is your intent, I recommend 2…g6 and 4. Good articles Articles with short description. This is more or less the same as the regular variation, but white plays 9.
However, the development of the knight to e2 rules out the Nf3-d2-c4 manoeuvre, so Black is able to get quick counterplay on the queenside with ideas like This item doesn’t belong on this page. Although this move gains space in the centre, it also gives Black a target of attack on the half-open e-file.
Veselin Topalov was the only top-level player to play it regularly, and guidw too generally preferred the See details for description of any imperfections. Qb3but after The fact that one must know a lot of theory just to secure a draw has rendered the entire variation beginning with First, Watson showed that the disruptive check The opening regained some more of its former respectability when Vladimir Kramnikneeding a win with Black against Peter Lekoplayed it in the second to last game of the World Championship.