The trendy Benoni is one among Black's such a lot swashbuckling openings, used to devastating influence by means of such avid gamers as Tal, Fischer, Kasparov and Topalov. From the outset, Black creates severe imbalance, surroundings his piece task and queenside play opposed to White's spatial preponderance and primary majority. although, throughout the Eighties and masses of the Nineties, the Benoni fell below a cloud due to a few very direct attacking structures by way of White. during this publication, John Watson really specializes in quite a few refined move-orders during which Black can attempt to stay away from White's most threatening platforms and direct the sport into extra palatable channels. King's Indian gamers also will locate this ebook valuable, seeing that Watson covers many traces which could come up from King's Indian move-orders.
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