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Some News on the Benko Gambit

The Benko Gambit | Chess Blog of OnlineChessLessons … Jan 30, 2015

The Benko Gambit can be either accepted or declined. GM Levan Aroshidze briefly analyses both options and outlines possible winning maneuvers for Black.


Playing Chess Openings: Benko Gambit On Happy Pat … Mar 17, 2015

In this Benko Gambit, Pat captures one pawn but not the second pawn on a6. At first this allows Black to pile on the pressure. In rapid succession White goes from being up a pawn to equal to down a pawn. Both sides then…


John plays the Benko Gambit | Broadstairs Chess Club Feb 10, 2015

John plays the Benko Gambit. John did not want this game to be considered as a Game of the Week as the thirty point difference in grading suggests that it was not an especially outstanding performance on his part. However…


Chess Games – Benko gambit accepted | Pague na Entrega … Mar 18, 2015

Chess Games – Benko gambit accepted. Vasily Borisovich Malinin vs A Andreev. 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 c5 3. d5 b5 4. cb5 a6 5. ba6 Ba6 6. Nc3 d6 7. Nf3 g6 8. g3 Bg7 9. h4 O-O 10. h5 Nh5 11. Rh5 gh5 12. Qc2 Nd7 13. Bg5 Nf6 14.


Natalia Pogoninas Mega exciting Benko Gambit in … 7 days ago

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Chess Strategies and Tactics – the Benko Gambit Jul 14, 2010

If you want to fight for the whole point as Black then consider playing the Benko Gambit against 1.d4. This gambit gives Black the initiative at the queenside. Study the chess strategies and tactics of the Benko Gambit and fight for a win.


The Life Gambit la Benko Part two | Chess News Jul 18, 2013

On Monday Pal Benko, legendary grandmaster, author, and problem composer, turned 85. Diana Mihajlova, who recently met with the fit and active octogenarian in his home town of Budapest, sent us a birthday report in two…


Benko Gambit?! –

  1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 c5 We start out with Benoni which introduces Benko Gambit 3. d5 White can take the pawn but he gets doubled c-pawns and cant protect c5 with natural moves 3… b5 4. cxb5 a6 5. bxa6 5.b6 is another popular…


Play The Benko Gambit With GM Lev Alburt! Aug 4, 2012

The Benko Gambit Against The Dlugy System With 5. f3!?. DVD set that explains the concepts and basic strategies of the Benko Gambit.


Chess Tactics in Benko (Volga) Gambit Released … Feb 9, 2014

A brand new course, Chess Tactics in Benko Gambit (also known as Volga gambit) has been released both on DVD and for download! This course is aimed at club and intermediate players (thus gaining 25% off for this…


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Chess Openings- Smith Morra Gambit

Chess Openings- Smith Morra Gambit

This is an instructional video about the Smith Morra Gambit in the Sicilian Defense.

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The Smith Morra Gambit is a sharp and aggressive line for white against the very popular Sicilian Defense. Most players that play e4 run into the Sicilian an…

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I hope that you enjoyed this video about the Smith Morra Gambit in chess.

Game Analysis Caro-Kann (Expert vs. National Master) – Chess Network

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Game Analysis (Master vs Master) – Chess Network

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Queens Gambit : Bobby Fischer vs Boris Spassky 1972 Game 6 – Queens Gambit Declined – Brilliancy!

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Beginner Chess Openings – The Stonewall Attack – Classic Attack and Sac (Part 1)

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