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KID and Benoni: The pawn structure in the diagram below is not an unfamiliar one to the average player. As we all know, it can arise from different openings, mostly from those starting with 1.c4 or 1.d4 and Black responds with the King’s Indian Benoni-type of defense.
Typical Endgame Structures that we will go through in this article are Pawn Structures. It is no secret that knowing how to play endgames is very important. Especially in the present day, with so much information about openings, access to coaches, and special training in tactics, it is worth your time to accumulate as much […]
One of the most frequently asked questions from amateurs to masters is the simple “what is better – 1.e4 or 1.d4?” However, the answer to this question is not that trivial and it depends on many factors. In this article, we will try to give you our views and some explanations that will hopefully help […]
Czech Benoni Defense is one of the weapons black can use to fight 1.d4. This defense is suitable for those looking to get their opponents into a closed, strategical position with chances for all three results. In this Czech Benoni the second player is not looking for a “sound position” close to equality, but aiming […]
Benoni (Indo-Benoni) is one of the few aggressive options black has against the move 1.d4. It is an audacious defense that seeks counterplay and dynamism from the very start of the game. Nowadays it has disappeared almost completely from the top level.