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    • Dark square control

      Hi chess friends ! :-) I want to share with you two dark square control games that I played today. The first one is a Benoni style opening, with the uncommon Ra8-a7 idea. I have played this several times in the past. I think that Mikhail Tal als... | Read More

      • achja
      • | Apr 27, 2016
    • One Step Forward, Two Steps Back

      I had my first encounter against the Benoni as White, and it taught me much in the way of restraint. Paula Abdul. One step forward, two steps back. As I tempted to seek activity, inadvertently I was going backwards by weakening my position.   F... | Read More

    • Los primeros pasos de Argentina -6 - Final -

      Torneo de París 1924 (V) Segunda Fase del Torneo de París 19241.5.4:  1ª ronda del segundo turno, 15 de julio a las 20 horas Comienza la segunda fase del Torneo en dos categorías: El Certamen Final a nueve rondas y el Torneo Subsidiario a... | Read More

    • Classical Chess

      The topic "what openings should I choose as a developing player?" pops up so regularly in the forums you could actually tune your watch by it. With the same redundance you will find answers of certain types: Don't memorize openings, just go by t... | Read More

      • Torkil
      • | Mar 20, 2016
    • Candidates R07: Nakamura beats Topalov : - Chess Base ,

      ChessBase Logo Shop Link LANGUAGE : DEENES SEARCH : OK OPENINGS A-Z caitano CAITANO ChessBase Today on Candidates Round 8 3/20/2016 – The Candidates tournament this year is taking place in Moscow. Nakam... | Read More

Video Lessons

  • Modern Benoni

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    The Modern Benoni is a chess opening that begins with the moves 1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 c5 3.d5 e6. It is classified under the ECO codes A60–A79. After the initial moves, Black proceeds to capture on d5, creating a majority of black pawns... Read More »

  • Queens Pawn Game

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    In the most general sense the term Queen's Pawn Game can refer to any chess opening which starts with the move 1.d4. It is the second most popular opening move after 1.e4. The name is usually used to describe openings beginning with 1.d4 wher... Read More »

  • 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 »