Chess Openings 101: Benoni Defense - FM Dalton Perrine

Chess Openings 101: Benoni Defense - FM Dalton Perrine

Jul 27, 2018, 10:59 AM |

Chess University is producing a new series of opening courses titled Chess Openings 101 to test on a new platform: (Chess Video Library). The Chess Openings 101 video courses offer beginner and intermediate players (900-1500 Elo) an easy path for learning chess openings.

The first course produced in this series is Chess Openings 101: Introduction to the Benoni Defense by FM Dalton Perrine which provides a complete overview of the Benoni Defense, characterized by the moves: 1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 c5 3.d5.


This four-part video course begins with a complete overview of the Benoni Defense. Subsequent video lessons cover how to play the Benoni Defense as Black, how to play against the Benoni Defense as White, and must-know tactical patterns that arise in the Benoni. 

The total run time of this video course is 1 hour and 24 minutes. You can watch the first video for free on the course page.

Take this course if you would like to expand your opening knowledge and learn essentials of the Benoni Defense from one of the world's best online chess coaches, The course is 33% off this month and is available for just $10 through our new platform (in beta).

Note: is a separate website from so you will need to create a new account to enroll in this course. is simply a test site that will likely be merged with Chess University's main website in the future if students prefer its tech over the current Chess University tech.

Sign up for Chess Openings 101: The Benoni Defense this July using this link to save 33%: