Chess Developments - The Modern Benoni

    Chess Developments - The Modern Benoni
    img
    Our Price: $27.95

    Catalog Product Code: B0340EM

    *Eligible for Media Mail Shipping Details
    In Stock Ready To Ship
    Share product with a friends & opponents!
    img img img img
    Publication Date: January 24, 2012
    Notation Type: AN - Algebraic
    Page Count: 288 Pages

    Book Description

    Chess Developments is a brand new series providing state-of-the-art openings coverage. Chess Developments focuses on the current trends – concentrating on critical lines, theoretical novelties and powerful new ideas. It offers players of all levels the opportunity to keep up-to-date with current opening theory whilst also expanding and improving their repertoires.

    The Modern Benoni is an exciting, counter-attacking weapon against 1 d4. Black willingly creates an early imbalance which allows both sides to fight for the initiative in positions which are rich in tactical and strategic possibilities. In this book, Richard Palliser examines the most theoretically important and instructive Modern Benoni games from recent years, highlighting the main developments and novelties for both sides. Whether playing White or Black, studying this book will provide you with essential information on a popular opening.

    • Written by a renowned Modern Benoni expert
    • Packed with new ideas and critical analysis
    • User-friendly design to help readers absorb information

    About the Author(s)

    Richard Palliser is an International Master with numerous tournament successes to his name, and in 2006 he became Joint British Rapidplay Champion. He has already established a reputation as a skilled and prolific chess writer; previous works for Everyman Chess include Starting Out: Sicilian Najdorf and Beating Unusual Chess Openings, both of which were warmly received by the critics and chess public alike.

    Related Products

    • Two Knights Defence
      In this book, openings theoretician Jan Pinski guides the reader through both the well-trodden paths of the main lines plus the less fashionable side variations of this most complex opening. Using illustrative games, Pinski studies the key ideas and tactics for both Black and White.
      img

      Two Knights Defence

      Catalog Code: B0057EM

      Regular Price: $24.95

      Special Price: $9.98


    • SHOPWORN - Starting Out - c3 Sicilian
      In this book, c3 Sicilian expert John Emms goes back to basics: he explains in depth the reasoning behind the critical early moves - something that is often neglected - and uses instructive games to demonstrate key plans for both White and Black.
      img

      SHOPWORN - Starting Out - c3 Sicilian

      Catalog Code: SWB0017EM

      Regular Price: $24.95

      Special Price: $12.50


    • Play 1. b4
      Shock Your Opponents with the Sokolsky
      Do you wish to surprise your opponents on the first move? Do you enjoy playing creatively from the beginning of the game? Look no further than 1 b4! With this aggressive pawn lunge White takes the game into relatively unknown territory and forces Black players onto their own devices. Those facing 1 b4 are not allowed to fall into the comfort zone of established theory; instead they have to think for themselves from very early on.
      img

      Play 1. b4

      Shock Your Opponents with the Sokolsky
      Catalog Code: B0075EM
      Our Price: $24.95

    • Chess Informant - ISSUE 36
      Chess Informant (Sahovski Informator) is a publishing company based in Belgrade, that periodically produces the book of the same name, as well as the Encyclopaedia of Chess Openings, Encyclopaedia of Chess Endings, Opening Monographs, other print publications, and software (including electronic editions of most print publications).
      img

      Chess Informant - ISSUE 36

      Catalog Code: B0036INF
      Our Price: $17.95

    • Chess Informant - ISSUE 27
      img

      Chess Informant - ISSUE 27

      Catalog Code: B0027INF
      Our Price: $17.95

    • Beating the King's Indian and Grunfeld
      Dealing with the English, Reti, King's Indian Attack and other annoying systems? The King's Indian and the Grunfeld are two of Black's most popular answers to 1 d4; unsurprising given that they were long-time favourites of chess legends Garry Kasparov and, before him, Bobby Fischer. Brimming with complexity and dynamism, these two openings often leave those playing White scratching their heads wondering how to squeeze even the slightest of advantages out of the opening and, just as crucially, how to avoid becoming swamped in a morass of complicated theory.
      img

      Beating the King's Indian and Grunfeld

      Catalog Code: B0156EM

      Regular Price: $23.95

      Special Price: $9.58


    • Understanding Chess Endgames
      Featuring the 100 Most Important Endgame Ideas
      One of the world's foremost chess writers provides everything you need to know about chess endgames!

      Assuming no specialized endgame knowledge, John Nunn presents 100 key endgame concepts, and explains how they are used to win games or save difficult positions. He covers all the main types of endgames and typical thinking methods, and so equips readers with all the skills needed to excel in this vital phase of the game up to good club level and beyond.
      img

      Understanding Chess Endgames

      Featuring the 100 Most Important Endgame Ideas
      Catalog Code: B0171GB
      Our Price: $24.95

    • The Vienna Game and Gambit
      This book covers the Vienna Game and Vienna Gambit along with variations that transpose into the King's Gambit(such as improvements for white in the Steinitz Variation). Force your opponent into lines that you know and are familiar with after 1.e4 e5 2.Nc3, with a quick f4 frequently following. This is certainly an excellent choice for the attacking player!
      img

      The Vienna Game and Gambit

      Catalog Code: CB0010CD

      Regular Price: $4.95

      Special Price: $1.98


    • Play the Slav
      The Slav has a well-deserved reputation as one of Black's strongest answers to 1 d4, and it's no coincidence that it has been used by almost all the World Champions in chess history. Put simply, the Slav is a classy opening, one which combines reliability with the promise of dynamic counterplay. In this book, James Vigus presents a comprehensive and trustworthy repertoire for Black.
      img

      Play the Slav

      Catalog Code: B0072EM
      Our Price: $26.95

    • NIC Yearbook 103 - PAPERBACK EDITION
      Hou Yifan Triumphs in Sicilian Showdown with Judit Polgar

      Publisher: New In Chess
      Author: New In Chess
      Year of Publication: 2012 Pages: 248
      Notation Type: Figurine (FAN)


      Book DescriptionThe Chess Player's Guide to Opening News Forum
      Readers from all over the world join in discussions on previous Surveys. Titled players, correspondence players and club players shed their light on opening developments and search for the truth together. With contributions by Viktor Moskalenko, Igor Stohl, Viacheslav Zakhartsov, Nenad Sulava, Ufuk Tuncer, and many others. Benjamin's Opening Takes
      In his Opening Takes, Joel Benjamin shows how you can fight against over-prepared opponents, looking at Magnus Carlsen's practical approach in the London Classic and Tata Steel tournaments. Kuzmin's Harvest
      In his new series, insider Alexey Kuzmin collects the most important recent novelties for Yearbook readers. This time the novelties are from the European Championship in Plovdiv. Book Previews and Reviews
      In this section we present a sneak preview from The Modern French by Dejan Antic and Branimir Maksimovic. Our reviewer Glenn Flear notices a growing influence of subtitles in books like Ivan Sokolov's The Strategic Nimzo-Indian, Larry Kaufman's The Kaufman Repertoire for Black & White, Alexander Delchev's The Modern Reti and Ruslan Scherbakov's the triangle system. Of course the insides of these books are even more important, and Flear is an expert in pointing out the highlights!
      img

      NIC Yearbook 103 - PAPERBACK EDITION

      Hou Yifan Triumphs in Sicilian Showdown with Judit Polgar
      Catalog Code: B0103PYB
      Our Price: $33.95

    Tell us what you think about this item!
    lb