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Benoni Help


  • 23 months ago · Quote · #1

    Samsch

  • 23 months ago · Quote · #2

    shengyi

    1. d4 c5 2.d5 is my prefered line.

  • 23 months ago · Quote · #3

    Metaknight251

    if this is what you like, play d4 Nf6 and meet c4 with c5.  or play 2. ... e6 and only go into the benoni after Nf3 like IM pfren (this is the good way to do it, but you have to learn more theory).

  • 23 months ago · Quote · #4

    Samsch

    Metaknight251 wrote:

    if this is what you like, play d4 Nf6 and meet c4 with c5.  or play 2. ... e6 and only go into the benoni after Nf3 like IM pfren (this is the good way to do it, but you have to learn more theory).

    Ok, thanks.

  • 23 months ago · Quote · #5

    finalunpurez

    U can play Na6 and take the pawn with a knight.

  • 23 months ago · Quote · #6

    Samsch

    finalunpurez wrote:

    U can play Na6 and take the pawn with a knight.

    Possibly...

  • 23 months ago · Quote · #7

    Samsch

    OK, I've decided to stick with 1.d4 1...d5 for OTB and stick with 1.d4 1...c5 for blitz only. Thanks for your help though.

  • 23 months ago · Quote · #8

    AnthonyCG

    4...b6 followed by 5...d5 looks fine.

    2.dxc5 is a bad reason to drop the Benoni.

  • 23 months ago · Quote · #9

    Samsch

    AnthonyCG wrote:

    4...b6 followed by 5...d5 looks fine.

    2.dxc5 is a bad reason to drop the Benoni.

    Comment 1: True...

    Comment 2: Well, because of the 3.Nd2 line!

  • 23 months ago · Quote · #10

    AnthonyCG

    This is nothing to worry about. You grab a big share of the center in exchange for the bishop pair.

    Besides, what if they try 3.Nc3 Bxc5 4.Ne4 LOL

  • 23 months ago · Quote · #11

    RybkaShredder

    Play 4...Nf6 and if 5.Nxc5 then Qa5+ is pretty good for black



  • 23 months ago · Quote · #12

    finalunpurez

    white is better with the 2 bishops and the queenside majority.

  • 23 months ago · Quote · #13

    wiebelenstra

    What about 4.   Dd8-h4 5.Hd6 Kf8 6. g3 Db4 7.c3 Db6 ??

  • 23 months ago · Quote · #14

    erikido23

    what is d and what is h?
     

  • 23 months ago · Quote · #15

    AnthonyCG

    D= Queen

    H= Knight

  • 23 months ago · Quote · #16

    deepak64

    Very educational games.

  • 23 months ago · Quote · #17

    Samsch

    AnthonyCG wrote:

    This is nothing to worry about. You grab a big share of the center in exchange for the bishop pair.

    Besides, what if they try 3.Nc3 Bxc5 4.Ne4 LOL

    That what i'm trying to avoid!!!

  • 23 months ago · Quote · #18

    Samsch

    wiebelenstra wrote:

    What about 4.   Dd8-h4 5.Hd6 Kf8 6. g3 Db4 7.c3 Db6 ??

    ???

    How is that good???

  • 23 months ago · Quote · #19

    Samsch

    deepak64 wrote:

    Very educational games.

    Thank you for spamming and making useless comments.


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