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  • Who Will Have The Faster Finger In Death Match 32?

    We've known for a while that the former world blitz number-one GM Maxim Dlugy would play in this month's Death Match 32. Now we know his opponent: blitz maven and past Death Match champion IM Yaacov Norowitz. The match will be three hours of bli... | Read More

  • When White Avoids the Benoni: The Vaganian Gambit

    After the moves 1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 c5, not every player of the white pieces agrees to take up the baton and confront the Benoni Defense or the Benko Gambit by playing 3.d5. Some may prefer to send the game toward the quieter English Opening by playing ... | Read More

  • Nellie

    1892 "BCM"      In 1894 Nellie Love Marshall Showalter, the wife of then U.S. Chess Champion, Jackson Whipps Showalter, played Mrs. Harriet Worrell, the wife of the renowned chess player who had died in 1878, Thomas Herbert Worrall, also... | Read More

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  • The Modern Defense: A History, Part 2

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    • My opening repertoire

      In this post I am going to describe my opening repertoire: White repertoire: 1. D4 As white I start off with 1.d4 followed mostly by 2.c4 and 3 Nc3. This opening set up leads to a lot of Nimzo Indian, Benoni, Benko and Blumenfeld Gambits for my ... | Read More

      • MonkeyH
      • | Jul 25, 2015
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    • Benoni Hybrid. A new Idea for me

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      • Gnuzeen
      • | Jul 21, 2015
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    • THE IDEA OF OJANEN (Ojasen oivallus) – e5 sac in the Benoni

      The e5 sac in the Benoni defence became famous by Penrose-Tal –game (7.11.1960). However, this was not the stem game. The e5 sac was originally invented by Finnish IM Kaarle (Kalle) Ojanen. GM Eero Böök calls this variant with the name ”The... | Read More

      • HansAnders
      • | Jul 15, 2015
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    • THE FIRST FINNISH CHESS CHAMPION

      The Finnish GM Eero Böök (1910–1990) was also a talented chess writer, who wrote several chess books. His book called Shakkipakinoita (Chess stories; published 1967) contains a chapter Ensimmäinen suomalainen shakkimestari (The first Finnish ... | Read More

      • HansAnders
      • | Jun 22, 2015
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    • Now that I'm a stable 98th percentile, it's time to step up my game. Here is the plan.

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      • simplydt
      • | Jun 13, 2015
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Video Lessons



  • Modern Benoni

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    The Modern Benoni is a chess opening that begins with the moves 1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 c5 3.d5 e6. It is classified under the ECO codes A60–A79. After the initial moves, Black proceeds to capture on d5, creating a majority of black pawns... Read More »

  • Queens Pawn Game

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    In the most general sense the term Queen's Pawn Game can refer to any chess opening which starts with the move 1.d4. It is the second most popular opening move after 1.e4. The name is usually used to describe openings beginning with 1.d4 wher... Read More »

  • Benko Gambit

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    The Benko Gambit is characterized by the move 3...b5 in the Benoni Defense arising after: 1. d4 Nf62. c4 c53. d5 b5 The Encyclopaedia of Chess Openings (ECO) has three codes for the Benko Gambit: A57 3...b5 A58 3...b5 4.cxb5 a6 5.bxa6 A59 3... Read More »

  • A00 to E99

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    This is a list of chess openings, organised by the Encyclopaedia of Chess Openings (ECO) code. In 1966, Chess Informant categorised the chess openings into five broad areas ("A" through "E"), with each of those broken down into one hundred subcate... Read More »

  • Benoni

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    The opening name after 1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 c5.  It was first analyzed by Aaron Reinganum in 1825, who called it Ben-Oni (child of my tears, in Hebrew).  His book was Ben-Oni oder die Vertheidigungen die Gambitzüge im Schach. Not to be confused with ... Read More »