Alburt is a long time advocate of alekhines defense has a variation named after him and he did much to popularize the benko or volga gambit. Benko gambit 1 d4 nf6 2 c4 c5 3 d5 b5 4 cxb5 a6 5 bxa6. This book will be well complimented by the older the benko gambit. The dynamic benko gambit download ebook pdf, epub, tuebl, mobi. The most trouble i have in quick games is with declined cxb5 a6 b6 line. See a game where white faltered, a game where black deviated from the correct line, and a game where both sides played well. Strong grandmasters such as shirov are pioneering this line with success which is evidence of its soundness. The chess openings 101 series of video courses by chess university, inc. The benko gambit is a provocative opening, in which black sacrifices a pawn for longterm compensation. Pdf the gambit guide to the benko gambit download ebook for. I am not sure about the benko gambit being refuted, but i agree that the 12.
The gambits are organized into sections by the parent chess opening, giving the gambit name, eco code, and defining moves in algebraic chess notation. In the ussr, it was called the volga gambit and plyed by opocensky in the 1940s. The dynamic benko gambit download ebook pdf, epub, tuebl. In this dvd, erwin lami guides you through the fascinating benko gambit.
This is an excellent way to study any chess opening and at the same time improve your general chess skills and knowledge. White can also decline the benko gambit by not taking the b5 pawn in the first place, for example with 4. 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. 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. 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.
Pal benko i had the opportunity to meet several times at ny area tournaments, but particularly at danny kopecs summer chess camp where he was the gm instructor at the lawrenceville school in nj in 2002. Our new dvd trainer is, according to an early purchaser the best chessbase video to date. Top players like magnus carlsen, garry kasparov, and veselin topalov all tried this gambit occasionally or regularly. Attacking with the benko gambit in the chessbase shop the benko gambit offers black the possibility to combat the stable 1. Now, im not a regular player of this opening, so these notes result from a little research in my books on chess. Now you can add benko gambit to your repertoire too. It is important to study the openings and know what traps and pitfalls may arise from a. In his first opening database, gm evgeny postny provides us with a complete repertoire against the benko gambit. Gm boris alterman explores the benko gambit 1 d4 nf6 2 c4 c5 3 d5 b5. Ramirez is an experienced benko player and an enthusiastic presenter.
The company was founded by three chess players and editors, grandmasters john nunn and murray chandler, and fm graham burgess. The benko gambit is the ideal way to fight and seize the initiative as black. Benko gambit move by move chess openings chess scribd. The benko gambit is a popular choice for those who like to seize the initiative as black. The benko gambit is one of the most well respected gambits in chess. The encyclopaedia of chess openings has three codes for the benko gambit. An onscreen board allows the chess content of the book to be viewed, meaning a physical chess set is no longer required. Benko gambit chess books shop for benko gambit chess books. The modernized benko milos perunovic thinkers publishing. The benko gambit, named after the hungarian player pal benko, who pioneered it, has long been a favorite opening of dynamic tournament chess players. Our november chess life infographic honors the legacy of pal benko by sketching the evolution of his most famous creation, the benko gambit here, in this extended web extra, we expand upon what appears in our memorial issue, giving some more details about the.
Not only was he a formidable study composer, he also gave his name to the gambit line 1. This is the line that makes me want to stop playing the benko, especially. Either white will advance his epawn and give up the right to castle, or he will. Gambit chess studio is an app that enables the purchasing and reading of gambit chess books in a convenient electronic format.
Benko gambit is in the playing repertoire of many supergrandmasters like carlsen, caruana, topalov, ivanchuk and many others. Benoni benko gambit chess books at chess books online. Jan pinski took some time and effort with this book from beginning to end, bringing the reader up to speed thoroughly on the benko gambit accepted, declined and alternate moves white can make to avoid this line of play. Pdf the gambit guide to the benko gambit download ebook. The bishop on a6 a natural part of the benko gambit accepted is a black bishop on a6. Carefully selected questions and answers are designed to keep you actively involved and allow you to monitor your progress as you learn. Although some players may prefer to decline the gambit if they are unfamiliar you will amost always see white accept. The benko gambit is a chess opening characterised by the move 3.
Dec 16, 2012 in my neverending bid for dynamic play with unfashionable openings, ive recently taken up the benko gambit against whites queen pawn openings. Gambit publications is a dedicated chess publishing company, whose aim is to produce a select range of quality chess books aimed at players of all levels. The benko gambit russian speakers prefer to call it volga is an opening that you face at any level, from amateur to toplevel grandmaster. Sadly few of the gms remain from pal benko s chess era. This site is like a library, use search box in the widget to get ebook that you want. The benko gambit or volga gambit is a chess opening characterised by the move 3. The benko gambit, also known as the volga gambit, is an opening that branches out of the benoni defense, in which black quickly gives up his b5 pawn, thus trying to weaken whites central. White often breaks open blacks position with an early e5 thrust. Sep, 2011 this book will be well complimented by the older the benko gambit. We offer the widest selection of benko gambit chess books at the lowest prices with sameday shipping. Black hopes that the open a and b files, combined with a fianchettoed kingbishop, will give him great pressure on the queenside. A frequent opening surveys contributor to new in chess yearbook, he lives in balestier, singapore with his wife, wfm yip fong ling, and their dog, scottie. Junior tay move by move the benko gambit chess direct ltd.
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. Pal benko left the world of chess an enormous legacy. 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. The benko gambit the berlin wall the cutting edge 1 the open sicilian 1 the cutting edge 2 sicilian najdorf 6. The benko gambit has been an unpopular choice since the computer isnt too happy to lose a pawn unless absolutely necessary. This entertaining guide is part of a series that treats openings in a fresh new way. Chess gambit gambit evans gambit evans gambit pdf morra gambit budapest gambit princes gambit pdf queens gambit the seattle gambit tennison gambit benko gambit kurtherian gambit prince gambit scotch gambit princes gambit kings gambit queen gambit accepted queens gambit declined queens gambit lines starting out queens gambit accepted pdf. Chessbase editor alejandro ramirez also likes the benko and a while ago revealed its secrets on a dvd. The benko gambit is an interesting positional pawn sacrifice that black can play in the opening. Gambit has been an unpopular choice since the computer isnt too happy to lose a pawn unless absolutely necessary. Studying this book will allow you to play the benko gambit with confidence in your own games. The benko gambit sometimes referred to as the wolga gambit is what happens after the moves 1. White can either accept the gambit or decline this gambit with nf3.
Fabiano caruana checkmates magnus carlsen grand chess tour leuven, chess blitz, round 6 duration. This is another home run for quality chess publishing. He found and tested in practical play, many new but still typical benko manoeuvres. Modern repertoire against the benko gambit modern chess. Complete repertoire against the benko gambit modern chess. 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. Search the chess games database, download games, view frequent practitioners and browse the opening explorer. Another great point is that you will lose the fear of sacrificing a pawn, which is an essential skill, to grow your chess level. Chess opening statistics can been viewed on the display to the right of the board. For this reason it is one of the main lines stemming from the benoni defense. I could show wins with the latvian gambit, tennison gambit yuk.
Without the a line open i just do not have the play that benko player craves. The chess tempo chess database provides over two million searchable chess games. 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. Nov 11, 2015 jonathan schrantz teaches the benko gambit. Blacks counterplay is very durable compared to many other gambits, in that the queenside pressure can last well into the endgame. 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. Pal benko started playing and analyzing it in the 1960s, and wrote his book, the benko gambit, in 1973.
I found kasparovs sergey, not the former world champ garry analysis of 273 benko gambit games, largely from the past 6 years or so, to be very helpful. This structure is the most important structure you will face when you are playing the benko. Click download or read online button to get the dynamic benko gambit book now. Introduction to the benko gambit video course by fm dalton perrine provides a complete overview of the benko gambit, characterized by the moves. First moves leads you through the basics as you start the gambit. Probably the most important part of a chess game for the amateur chess player is the opening. One of the most attractive chess openings for black. The benko gambit also known as the volga gambit is one of the most attractive chess openings for black against 1.
Grandmaster perunovic revisited all the modern lines and provided unbiased coverage of the more recent ideas, the most important being the delay of the recapture of a6. Regular contests with prizes, such as free analysis of your games by a national master. Attacking with the benko gambit, volume 1, by grandmaster and chessbase editor alejandro ramirez is the first of a two dvd set repertoire on the benko. Today he writes a popular column for chess life in which he annotates instructional games submitted by class players. Benko gambit chess books shop for benko gambit chess. An attacking repertoire for black sergey kasparov 2012 new in chess. Shop for benko gambit chess books at us chess federation sales. Hi, i thought i would write a short piece on the benko gambit with some example games. If you mean, elite, as in top 20 gms, theyre just too great to confuse with a gambit where black simply surrenders a pawn just for a tempo and temporay space. Oct 20, 2011 im david pruess introduces the benko gambit, a doubleedged opening choice for black against 1. Altermansgambitguidebenkogambit1 play chess with friends.
At the amateur level, most games are won or lost in the opening through mistakes or falling in a book trap. Access to a supportive community who wants to make your chess journey a success. While it does not cover as many lines as play the benko gambit, the introduction is a comprehensive 23 page disertation on the benko gambit pawn structure featuring 8 illustrative games and other part games. Benko gambit accepted fully accepted variation chess opening.405 689 1453 417 561 727 1296 1325 1568 272 940 512 1570 1620 272 641 17 381 443 411 851 711 1168 1567 1360 837 1032 611 197 382 1049 1495 1404 1016 877 722 766