Dec 16, 2012 the benko gambit is a great opening for those who like active play. When i started playing the benko 10 years ago, i felt it was a very good choice for open tournaments and weaker opponents, since. I have almost all books about the benko and wonder if this one is a good addition, or more suited for starters with the benko. Csom vs s mariotti, 1981 a58 benko gambit, 40 moves, 10. We offer the widest selection of benko gambit chess books at the lowest prices with sameday shipping. The bgmv is tailored to club players that enjoy active pawn play against whites pawn center main premise. If white fianchettos both bishops playing g3 and b3 black can delay capturing the a6 pawn and recapture later with nxa6. Beginning in the late 1960s, this opening idea was also promoted by pal benko, a hungarianamerican grandmaster, who provided many new suggestions and published his book the benko gambit in 1974. The video above contains two more good examples of the benko gambit accepted one where black emerged on top, and one where white mitigated blacks pressure. The main idea is that black gets strong positional pressure against whites queenside, where he has two open files for his rooks after. Read online now the benko gambit ebook pdf at our library. Black sacrifices a pawn in order to activate his pieces on the queenside, and generally gains enduring pressure. The benko gambit grandmaster repertoire series jan pinski isbn.
Benko gambit move by move chess openings chess scribd. Many of the worlds strongest players have used it at one time or another, including former world champions viswanathan anand, garry kasparov, veselin topalov, and mikhail tal. The 2010 update includes many recent games from topclass play and produces a balanced portrait of how the gambit stands today. The gambit guide to the benko gambit by pedersen the benko gambit has enormous appeal to those who like to take the initiative with the black pieces. Here white cannot avoid the fight, he has to take the game by the horns if he is to emerge with an advantage. For this reason it is one of the main lines stemming from the benoni defense. It is a respected opening played at the highest level, all the top players have at times either played it as black or played against it as white, so its worth knowing a bit about the opening. The surprise counter gambit b6 is an effective weapon against the benko gambit, which offers white effective strategic plans such as nf3d2c4, and a4a5 in some variations. In the final round of the 1986 dubai olympiad, the soviets needed to blank poland 40 to overcome hungarys lead and so claim the gold medals. Although this opening never became a main weapon at the. Benko gambit accepted fully accepted variation chess opening.
See a game where white faltered, a game where black deviated from the correct line, and a game where both sides played. Black offers the b5 pawn in return for a slight lead in development and a superior pawn structure. Blacks counterplay is very durable compared to many other gambits, in that the. The benko gambit is a provocative opening, in which black sacrifices a pawn for longterm compensation. Although some players may prefer to decline the gambit if they are unfamiliar you will amost always see white accept. The benko gambit move by move bgmv is a repertoire book for black created by junior tay. Strong grandmasters such as shirov are pioneering this line with success which is. The author of bgmv is a fide candidate master and a seasoned iccf international master from singapore and, a benko gambit practitioner. This entertaining guide is part of a series that treats openings in a fresh new way. Pseudo king walk variation mukniashvili vs n gaprindashvili, 1968 b06 robatsch, 41 moves, 0. The benko gambit also called the volga gambit is one of the most popular choices against 1.
The chess tempo chess database provides over two million searchable chess games. The benko gambit or volga gambit is a chess opening characterised by the move 3. Beginning in the late 1960s, this opening idea was also promoted by pal benko, a hungarianamerican grandmaster, who provided many new suggestions and. I say this as someone who utterly fucking hates seeing it whenever im white and happen to play 1. The modernized benko milos perunovic thinkers publishing. The benko gambit offers black the possibility, at the cost of a pawn, to shatter these ideals and to be the one who is in the drivers seat as he takes a quick hold of extremely important strategical advantages superior development, better piece prospects, easier play, clarity of plan, sounder pawn structure, among others. Chessbase editor alejandro ramirez also likes the benko and a while ago revealed its secrets on a dvd. It gives the second player the opportunity of setting up a strategic battle mixed with tactical elements that turns out to be successful very often. Pedersen presents a concise and practical repertoire for black within the benko gambit.
When he started playing the benko 10 years ago, it was a very good choice for open tournaments and weaker opponents, since it leads to an active game for black. While im not positive that sound is exactly the right terminology, you can rest assured that the benko is a highly, highly regarded opening choice. Beautiful bishops, savory open files, rock solid pawn structures and thus endgame insurance, extremely intuitive play and counterplay. Using illustrative games, he examines the critical main lines of the gambit, the tricky sidelines and also explains how to meet the various options white has of avoiding the benko. When you purchase attacking with the benko gambit part 2 from wholesale chess a dvdrom will be sent to the shipping address you select during checkout. Tarjan vs p cleghorn, 1977 a58 benko gambit, 33 moves, 10. The benko gambit by jan pinksi, opening chess book by. In his analysis, gm postny proves that even if black plays correctly, white manages to retain a small edge in a riskfree position.
Benko was looking for a way to survive the opening so that he could use his great endgame skill to defeat strong opponents. The benko gambit has been an unpopular choice since the computer isnt too happy to lose a pawn unless absolutely necessary. The benko gambit by jan pinksi, opening chess book by quality. Strong grandmasters such as shirov are pioneering this line with success which is evidence of its soundness. Lg802162020 adobe acrobat reader dcdownload adobe acrobat reader dc ebook pdf. The dvd contains 6 hours video lessons, the latest chessbase 9. This book is about the benko gambit which has served me well for the past 14 years. This book is a really a good introduction to the opening while having enough depth for players well above my a level.
Gm boris alterman explores the benko gambit 1 d4 nf6 2 c4 c5 3 d5 b5. It has been played by recent world champions like veselin topalov, vishy anand and garry kasparov, and is a popular choice with amateurs all over the world. Nov 11, 2015 jonathan schrantz teaches the benko gambit. The benko gambit move by move the benko gambit move by move bgmv is a repertoire book for black created by junior tay.
Get the benko gambit pdf file for free from our online library pdf file. King walk variation szabo vs e r lundin, 1948 a58 benko gambit, 44 moves, 01. Urcan for his persistent reminders that i needed to graduate from writing. When youre ready to take your chess studies to the next level, check out pgn mentor, the very best program available for working with pgn files. When white accepts the benko with 5 bxa6 and does not want to enter the classical main line or the sharp variation where white storms the centre, he has the possibility of a setup based on the fianchetto of his lightsquared bishop. The bishop on a6 a natural part of the benko gambit accepted is a black bishop on a6. Hi, i thought i would write a short piece on the benko gambit with some example games.
Jan pinski did a great job in writing this book on the benko. In his first opening database, gm evgeny postny provides us with a complete repertoire against the benko gambit. The encyclopaedia of chess openings has three codes for the benko gambit. View and download countless other grandmaster chess games from our pgn file collection, completely free. Black hopes that the open a and b files, combined with a fianchettoed kingbishop, will give him great pressure on the queenside. The benko gambit is one of the most dynamic defences for black against 1. The benko gambit is one of the most well respected gambits in chess. The benko gambit revealed by neil mcdonald, paperback. Our new dvd trainer is, according to an early purchaser the best chessbase video to date. White can either accept the gambit or decline this gambit with nf3. Benko gambit chess books shop for benko gambit chess books.
The benko fits neatly into this category as its a very active defence where black is essentially fighting for the initiative from move one. Ba6, an idea which i came while analysing the opening with my friend and a lifelong benko gambit player, gm danilo milanovic. Taimanov vs benko, 1970 a58 benko gambit, 58 moves, 10. This usually leads to rather quiet play where black is handed the initiative but white just. Winning with the benko ginger gm chess grandmaster. The dynamic counter play black receives in return for the sacrificed queenside pawns gives black compensation, often lasting all the way into the. Either white will advance his epawn and give up the right to castle, or he will. The most trouble i have in quick games is with declined cxb5 a6 b6 line. Benko structure, we can expect to see black being a little ahead in development, and white somehow relating to blacks actions in a strategy of containment.
Benko gambit a57 59 by post master published 29092015 updated 05112019 benko gambit or volga gambit is a chess opening characterised by the move 3. I was playing a high rated player in this game who has been in the top 100 on gk before. Black boldly sacrifices a pawn in the opening, and in return gets a secure position, and attractive prospects both in the short term and in the long term. When he started playing the benko 10 years ago, it was a very good choice for open tournaments and weaker opponents, since it. Dec 31, 2010 hi, i thought i would write a short piece on the benko gambit with some example games. Instead of taking the pawn, white starts fighting for the initiative by playing 4.
Alejandro ramirez does an absolutely amazing job, and i actually learned how to better assess the middlegame in general, and not just in relation to this particular opening. Junior tay move by move the benko gambit chess direct ltd. But most benko players are going to be just as comfortable playing a quiet english line as playing a gambit designed to give black an endgame advantage anyway. This is certainly the scenario benko players are afraid.
Introduction to the classical benko structures 7 1. Search the chess games database, download games, view frequent practitioners and browse the opening explorer. If you prefer to receive attacking with the benko gambit part 2 via download please click here to go to the chessbase shop, add attacking with the benko gambit part 2 to your cart and choose. With acrobat reader dc you can do more than just open and.
S n fokin vs i platonov, 1977 a58 benko gambit, 36 moves, 10. Top players like magnus carlsen, garry kasparov, and veselin topalov all tried this gambit occasionally or regularly. It was at this juncture that garry kasparov resorted to the benko gambit and won a tense game against wlodzimierz schmidt to help secure the top spot for ussr. The gambit s most notable practitioner has been its eponym, pal benko. July 15, 1928 august 26, 2019 was a hungarianamerican chess player, author, and composer of endgame studies and chess problems. In compensation for a pawn sacrifice, it gives you a position thats wonderful in all respects. When youre ready to take your chess studies to the next level, check out pgn mentor, the very best program available. This is certainly the scenario benko players are afraid of.
Benko gambit move by move free ebook download as pdf file. The database can be searched via many criteria, including chess players, chess opening, player ratings, game result, and the year the chess game was played. The benko gambit is a great opening for those who like active play. Oct 27, 2015 but most benko players are going to be just as comfortable playing a quiet english line as playing a gambit designed to give black an endgame advantage anyway.1062 884 1221 1020 642 1356 650 1403 1229 1312 1485 313 1333 1113 990 1475 102 823 1251 281 299 355 1511 266 1088 610 217 1038 279 855 296 260 588 604 84 1143 835 949 230 795