benko gambit

t1998

How should White continue in this position? 

trysts

Nxc4

MrEdCollins

8. Nxc4 Qc7 9. Bg5 exd5 10. exd5 Bxc4 11. Bxc4 Qe5+ is one continuation.

8. Nxc4 Qb4 9. a3 Qb7 10. Bg5 Be7 11. Bxf6 gxf6 is another continuation. 

In both lines White has a nice edge.

bresando

Yes, white is better. 4...bxc4?! is a bad move; better alternatives are 4...Bb7 and 4...g6.

strashta

Nxc4

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