Recently i played an interesting game with an opening variation i did not know before. the opening turned out to be "the vulture" variation of the modern Benoni.
It think the opening and its ideas are interesting and relatively unknown to many a... | Read More
From time to time chess players ask me help with building an opening repertoire.
My opinion is that one should find out the following :
What your strong and weak chess skills are.
What chess positions you feel comfortable with, and apply that on... | Read More
Many years ago when I was quite busy looking at annotated chess games in the Informators and NIC yearbooks and several chess magazines (I got a "Schaaknieuws" subscription by postal mail), there were a few rather unknown chess heros, apart from th... | Read More
From a friend that showed me those games today.
Modern Benoni was played more often many years ago until Garry Kasparov won a crushing game against John Nunn.
After that only very few top players, like Gashimov, played the Modern Benoni, with th... | Read More
Today a friend showed me two slow control chess games with Modern BenOni. Many years ago I spend loads of time studying, analyzing, and playing the MB opening. I had a little booklet by David Norwood (then IM, now GM). The BenOni was my true love ... | Read More