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

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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 Benoni[edit]

Knight c3 to support the central pawn advance of e4.

Theory table[edit]

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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References[edit]

  • Modern Chess Openings 15th ed, 2008. Nick de Firmian. Random House, New York. ISBN 0-8129-3682-5.