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Modern Benoni was invented in 1927… and quickly forgotten. Then, after 20 years of ignorance, this opening was revived by Mikail Tal.
“…one of the most complicated and difficult to know and understand.” – Valeri Lilov The Benoni Defense is dynamic and dangerous…against White’s 1.d4 opening. It can be the center of your opening repertoire that can rattle White’s not-so-well-thought plans in mere few moves!
Benoni Defense comes from the Hebrew expression “Ben-Oni”, which means “son of my sorrow.” This might have given you melancholic impressions, but don’t let it deceive you. The Benoni Defense is one of the most aggressive chess openings. It leads to highly unbalanced positions, and players of all levels opt for it when they want […]
Tired of White getting a stable advantage after 1.d4? GM Marian Petrov recommends playing Benoni Defense, as an unorthodox weapon against 1.d4 players.
Indo-Benoni Structure and its Pattern number 1. The Benoni Defense (arises after the moves 1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 c5 3.d5 e6 4.Nc3 ed 5.cd5 d6 6.e4 g6) is one of the most attractive options to play as black for those players looking for a sharp game. Historically, world champions have employed this defense with great success; […]
Benoni Defense and Its Magic. Continuing our series of articles related to Grandmasters from the past, in this article we want to present to you Vladimir Savon. He is a Soviet player who showed great results back in the 70s when he was in his prime. Savon played in 11 Soviet championships and managed to […]