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    • My 10/25/2014 Tournament Games

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      • SJFG
      • | Oct 28, 2014
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    • Playing Blumenfeld gambit for the first time

      Usually, against 1. d4 I play modern-benoni defense. But I decided to study new openings. So, I added Benco gambit and Blumenfeld gambit. Ideas of this openings are quite similar | Read More

      • McArchuk
      • | Oct 19, 2014
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    • La défense Benoni

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      • brahman99
      • | Oct 13, 2014
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Video Lessons



  • 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 »