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Benko Gambit Accepted, Pawn Return Variation

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  • 9 months ago


    Everyone here is invited to join...
  • 10 months ago


    @John Warner how does that avoid the Benoni? 1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 e6 3. c4 c5 is a Benoni.

  • 13 months ago


    1.d4 2.Nf3 3.c4............avoids the 3 big bad B's:the benko,the budapest,and the Benoni!

  • 2 years ago


    This is the correct way to play against the Benko.  

  • 3 years ago


    this opening quickly develops the light squared bishop and if the gambit is accepted the rook's file is opened. Not to mention white's advanced pawn will turn into a target and black's queen is eyeing the a5 square.  If you really want to get better at tactical chess, try this out for black in a rapid or blitz game.  

  • 4 years ago


    I don't see the purpose. If it was done kingside, you would be able to open up and weaken the king's defense. Maybe I just don't like playing this opneing...

  • 5 years ago


    White need Nc3 and e4 to protect d5.

  • 5 years ago


    oh black has a great opening here! that pawn sacrifice is a great move

  • 5 years ago


    I dont understand what the lonely d5 is doing.

    Because knight, e6 and the bishop may threat it.

    Maybe it helps white to go into certain positioning. a7-f2 is not open for black?Nf3 for white has not the immidieatelly respont of black Nc6. On the other the equivalent moves for white are more open.

  • 5 years ago


    Nice opening.

  • 5 years ago


    I like how black's defense is opened up on his right, while white only has two pawns out.

  • 5 years ago


    nice opening

  • 5 years ago



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