Chess Opening Theory/1. d4/1...Nf6/2. c4/2...c5/3. d5/3...b5/4. cxb5/4...a6/5. bxa6

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Benko Gambit
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)


Moves: 1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 c5 3.d5 b5
ECO code: A57-A59
Parent: Benoni Defence

Benko GambitEdit

5. Bxa6Edit

The standard Benko Gambit line.

Theory tableEdit

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

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 c5 3. d5 b5 4. cxb5 a6 5. bxa6

5 6 7

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  • Batsford Chess Openings 2 (1989, 1994). Garry Kasparov, Raymond Keene. ISBN 0-8050-3409-9.