12415 Players currently online!
Man vs. Machine - good luck!
Turn-based games at any time!
Vote for the best move to win!
Do you have what it takes?
Backgammon, Yatzy, and more!
Sharpen your tactical vision!
Get advice and game insights!
Learn from top players & pros!
View millions of master games!
Your virtual chess coach!
Perfect your opening moves!
Test your skills vs. computer!
Find the right private coach!
Can you solve it each day?
Bring it all together!
Beginners, start here!
Make friends & play team games!
News from the world of chess!
Search all Chess.com members!
Find local clubs & events!
Who's the best of your friends?
Read what members are saying!
1. d4 c5 2.d5 is my prefered line.
if this is what you like, play d4 Nf6 and meet c4 with c5. or play 2. ... e6 and only go into the benoni after Nf3 like IM pfren (this is the good way to do it, but you have to learn more theory).
U can play Na6 and take the pawn with a knight.
OK, I've decided to stick with 1.d4 1...d5 for OTB and stick with 1.d4 1...c5 for blitz only. Thanks for your help though.
4...b6 followed by 5...d5 looks fine.
2.dxc5 is a bad reason to drop the Benoni.
Comment 1: True...
Comment 2: Well, because of the 3.Nd2 line!
This is nothing to worry about. You grab a big share of the center in exchange for the bishop pair.
Besides, what if they try 3.Nc3 Bxc5 4.Ne4 LOL
Play 4...Nf6 and if 5.Nxc5 then Qa5+ is pretty good for black
white is better with the 2 bishops and the queenside majority.
What about 4. Dd8-h4 5.Hd6 Kf8 6. g3 Db4 7.c3 Db6 ??
what is d and what is h?
Very educational games.
That what i'm trying to avoid!!!
How is that good???
Thank you for spamming and making useless comments.
The easiest way would be the simple 3. ...Nf6. If 4. Nb3 a5 5. a4 Na6 seems very pleasant for black. Simple Chess!
A Vintage American Drueke Set
by fightingbob a few minutes ago
2/8/2016 - Neumann-Hernandez Dresden 1969
by panyucheng 3 minutes ago
Playing bad all of sudden?
by ddmeltzer8 8 minutes ago
2/7/2016 - Quick And Painless
by Pagan1964 21 minutes ago
How to start studying chess (1200 rated)
by erik42085 25 minutes ago
The most interesting game of chess was played here in chess.com !!!!
by MarcoBR444 25 minutes ago
2/8/2016 - Missing The Obvious
by 1NaturalDisaster 30 minutes ago
switch between mobile app and browser during live game
by adletiko 43 minutes ago
Discussion Forum About Tata Steel 2016
by joyntjezebel 56 minutes ago
Missed win in sicilian?
by Invictus22 65 minutes ago
Why Join | Chess Topics |
Help & Support |
© 2016 Chess.com
• Chess - English
We are working hard to make Chess.com available in over 70 languages. Check back over the year as we develop the technology to add more, and we will try our best to notify you when your language is ready for translating!