Chess Opening Theory/1. d4/1...Nf6/2. c4/2...c5/3. d5/3...e6/4. Nc3

Benoni Defence
a b c d e f g h
8 a8 b8 c8 d8 e8 f8 g8 h8 8
7 a7 b7 c7 d7 e7 f7 g7 h7 7
6 a6 b6 c6 d6 e6 f6 g6 h6 6
5 a5 b5 c5 d5 e5 f5 g5 h5 5
4 a4 b4 c4 d4 e4 f4 g4 h4 4
3 a3 b3 c3 d3 e3 f3 g3 h3 3
2 a2 b2 c2 d2 e2 f2 g2 h2 2
1 a1 b1 c1 d1 e1 f1 g1 h1 1
a b c d e f g h
Position in Forsyth-Edwards Notation(FEN)

rnbqkb1r/pp1p1ppp/4pn2/2pP4/2P5/2N5/PP2PPPP/R1BQKBNR

Parent: Benoni Defence


Modern BenoniEdit

Knight c3 to support the central pawn advance of e4.

Theory tableEdit

For explanation of theory tables see theory table and for notation see algebraic notation.

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 c5 3. d5 e6 4.Nc3

4 5 6 7 8
Modern Benoni Nc3
exd5
cxd5
d6
e4
g6
Nf3
Bg7
Be2
O-O
=
Czech Benoni ...
d6
e4
Be7
g3
O-O
Bg2
Ne8
Nge2
Nd7
+=

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ReferencesEdit

  • Modern Chess Openings 15th ed, 2008. Nick de Firmian. Random House, New York. ISBN 0-8129-3682-5.
Last modified on 3 September 2009, at 00:25