The Dynamic Benko Gambit

    An Attacking Repertoire for Black

    The Dynamic Benko Gambit
    img
    Our Price: $32.95

    Catalog Product Code: B0121NIC

    *Eligible for Media Mail Shipping Details
    In Stock Ready To Ship
    Share product with a friends & opponents!
    img img img img
    Publication Date: December 16, 2012
    Notation Type: FAN - Figurine
    Page Count: 288

    Book Description

    The Benko Gambit is a great opening for those who like active play. Black sacrifices a pawn in order to activate his pieces on the queenside, and generally gains enduring pressure. It has been played by recent world champions like Veselin Topalov, Vishy Anand and Garry Kasparov, and is a popular choice with amateurs all over the world. Grandmaster Sergey Kasparov, who has extensive experience with the Benko, presents a complete repertoire for Black, with many new ideas and improvements on existing theory. This book is accessible for the average club player but stronger players, too, will learn many things they didn’t know.

    Related Products

    • EBOOK - The Sicilian Taimanov - Move by Move
      In this book, John Emms examines his favorite Sicilian variation, which is one of Black's most reliable answers to 1 e4. He shares his knowledge from over 15 years studying and playing the Sicilian Taimanov at grandmaster level, examines the opening from both sides of the board and offers answers to the all the key questions.
      img

      EBOOK - The Sicilian Taimanov - Move by Move

      Catalog Code: E-B0346EM
      Our Price: $22.95

    • Chess Psychologist World Champion Tal
      This book contains 60 games in Descriptive Notation annotated by Liepnieks and other Latvian masters including Edmars Mednis, Paul Tautvaisas and John Tums based on the notes by Tal. It also includes Tal's Chess Quiz based on 10 of Tal's games. (WARNING: This quiz is too difficult. You will not be able to solve the problems.)
      img

      Chess Psychologist World Champion Tal

      Catalog Code: B0179IS
      Our Price: $19.95

    • NIC Yearbook 111 - HARDCOVER EDITION
      Anish Giri on the Crucial Choice for Top Players: 1.e4 or 1.d4?
      The Forum Section has interesting contributions by well-known players like Bogdan Lalic and Daniel Fridman, who examines his experience in the Queen's Indian 6.d5 exd5 7.0-0 gambit line. Peter Boel made a tribute to Jobava's fun factor in the recent Russian Team Championships.
      img

      NIC Yearbook 111 - HARDCOVER EDITION

      Anish Giri on the Crucial Choice for Top Players: 1.e4 or 1.d4?
      Catalog Code: B0111HYB
      Our Price: $39.95

    • The Basics of Winning Chess
      One Quick Reading Shows You How to Be a Winner!
      Nine information-packed chapters and twenty-two diagrams show beginning players how to play and win at chess in one quick and easy reading. You'll learn the moves of the pieces, the rules and principles of play, the standard openings, as well as chess notation.
      img

      The Basics of Winning Chess

      One Quick Reading Shows You How to Be a Winner!
      Catalog Code: B0020CZ
      Our Price: $4.95

    • Everything Chess Basics Book
      The Rules, the Moves, and the Strategies - All You Need to Know to Play the Game
      If you're looking to learn about the game of chess and win, The Everything Chess Basics Book provides you with the perfect introduction! Endorsed by the United States Chess Federation, The Everything Chess Basics Book is an authoritative guide that appeals to chess players of all ages and skill.
      img

      Everything Chess Basics Book

      The Rules, the Moves, and the Strategies - All You Need to Know to Play the Game
      Catalog Code: B0002OB
      Our Price: $14.95

    • 100 Easy Checkmates
      One and Two Move Checkmates to Test Your Skills!
      Perfect for beginning players--including children--100 Easy Checkmates offers an accessible, fun guide to winning at chess. Designed to help players learn without frustration or tedious chess notation, 100 Easy Checkmates presents easy one- and two-move checkmates that everyone can understand.
      img

      100 Easy Checkmates

      One and Two Move Checkmates to Test Your Skills!
      Catalog Code: B0002CZ
      Our Price: $9.95

    • SHOPWORN - Fianchetto Grunfeld
      By choosing the Fianchetto System against the Grunfeld, White aims to stifle Black's normal piece play. White avoids presenting Black with a target and instead looks to probe Black's sensitive queenside. White's strategy has been used to good effect by Karpov and Kasparov, reason enough to adopt it in one's own games. This new title offers the first complete coverage of this important chess opening and is ideal for King's Indian players looking for a way to meet the Fianchetto. It also includes up-to-the-minute theory from two top-class theoreticians. Grandmaster Adrian Mikhalchishin is a well-known Ukrainian writer and player, and arguably the worlds' leading expert on the Fianchetto Grunfeld. Alexander Belyavsky is also a Ukrainian grandmaster, who became World Junior Champion in 1973 and won the USSR Championship on many occasions. He has competed regularly and successfully in countless super-grandmaster events.
      img

      SHOPWORN - Fianchetto Grunfeld

      Catalog Code: SWB0176EM

      Regular Price: $29.95

      Special Price: $14.95


    • Victor Bologan - Selected Games
      1985-2004
      Power Chess at it's Best! Moldovian Grandmaster Victor Bologan is among the world's strongest and most dynamic grandmasters. You are invited to join him on a highly personal, autobiographical journey, as he presents 52 of his games, deeply annotated. These games are highlighted against a background of his life experiences and development, resulting in one of the most splendid game collections available today.
      img

      Victor Bologan - Selected Games

      1985-2004
      Catalog Code: B0028RE
      Our Price: $29.95

    • Checkmate My First Chess Book
      Learn to play the great game of chess with none other than Garry Kasparov, the World number one and the most famous figure in chess history, as your teacher. Discover all the various pieces - the king, the queen, the knights, the bishops and the pawns. Find out how the pieces move, the values of the chessmen, how to attack and how to defend, how to capture, how to employ special moves such as castling, how to write the moves down and, crucially, how to give check and deliver checkmate.
      img

      Checkmate My First Chess Book

      Catalog Code: B0140EM
      Our Price: $14.95

    • EBOOK - Starting Out - The King's Indian
      The King's Indian is one of the most exciting defences in chess and is favoured by ambitious and aggressive players. At the highest level it has been a major weapon for World Champions Bobby Fischer and Garry Kasparov. In this easy-to-read guide, Grandmaster Joe Gallagher goes back to the basics of the King's Indian, studying the key principles of its many variations.
      img

      EBOOK - Starting Out - The King's Indian

      Catalog Code: E-B0038EM
      Our Price: $19.95

    Tell us what you think about this item!
    lb