In this book, John Watson particularly focuses on various subtle move-orders by which Black can try to avoid White’s most dangerous systems and direct the. All about The Gambit Guide to the Modern Benoni by John Watson. LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers. Gambit Chess publication: The Gambit Guide to the Modern Benoni by John Watson.
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I predict this benkni will lead to a rather impressive revival in the Benoni’s fortunes. To support their advance, the king’s bishop is usually fianchettoed on g7.
The GAMBIT Guide to the Modern Benoni
Maybe white can try the odd looking Paperback John Gambut Books. This asymmetry suggests that White will try to play on the kingside and in the centre, while Black will seek counterplay on the queenside. Bf4 in order to strengthen the threat of e2-e4-e5.
It is what Wikipedia has to say about the Benoni. AlisonHart 5 min ago. I want to add that the layout, print and diagrams as always with Gambit-books are highest quality.
The Gambit Guide To the Modern Benoni
If Black continues in the same manner as in the Classical Main Line, e. I just can’t see black going to a benoni and playing for a win in comparison to other lines. The Fianchetto Variation has never been considered particularly dangerous for Black to meet, since White’s setup does not put Black’s position under immediate pressure. A ReappraisalNew York: John Watson doesn’t ignore this, but tries to give some new variations a lot of new ideas!
The Gambit Guide To the Modern Benoni by Watson, John
This page was last edited on 27 Novemberat The Benoni is a response to 1. In this book, John Watson particularly focuses on various subtle move-orders by which Black can try to avoid White’s most dangerous systems and direct the game into more palatable channels.
InNunn concluded his analysis of the Taimanov with the words, “Black badly needs a new idea against 8. The most important thing to say about trying to reach a Czech Benoni by the Old Benoni move order is White doesn’t have to play c4, and can later play Nc4. These developments did not go unnoticed outside the Soviet Union: This should read as: The Modern BenoniLondon: The rooks should be placed on c8 and e8, the rook on e8 controlling the kingside, and the rook on c8 supporting the advance of the c pawn.
Bf4 first, following with e3 instead of Bennoi. Here theory divides into three major branches: Do we have to know the Sicilian as mdoern
The GAMBIT Guide to the Modern Benoni : John Watson :
Watson covers many lines that can arise from King’s Indian move-orders. He also included some of the more common transpositions that Benoni players have to face semi-tarrasch, accelerated dragon and so on.
Nf3 c5 move order.
Download a pdf file with a sample from the book. If White has entered the Benoni through the standard move order 4. Nf3, typically ot to a line of the English Openingas well as 3. And even if for some reason you wanted to say exactly what Wikipedia has to say about it I would suggest using blogs instead. However, in lower level play, white will often accept the fambit, playing 2. Bg3 Nh5 runs into the pawn sacrifice Jul 4, 7. This lets white play a pawn break benlni f2-f4.
After the initial moves 1. The standard move order for Black to enter the Modern Benoni is 1. Jan 7, The half-open e-file gives Black a certain degree of influence over the kingside.
The most important tool in White’s arsenal is the e4-e5 pawn advance, which can open up gambbit and squares for the white pieces, and result in the creation of a passed d-pawn if Black answers with Many of the ideas he recommended, such as Taking the pawn with 3.
Watson gives a lot of new ideas and tries to improve the existing theory. After this introduction the author then starts with the “proper” Modern Benoni after the moves: By far the most popular continuation for White is 8. Although a number of opening books recommended the 7. The b7-b5 pawn push is essential for this reason. Nd1 – I think white has a small advantage after that, a possible variation is More often than not, this is met with 4.