The Benko Gambit holds an interesting place in the world of gambits. A positional gambit that seeks long-term pressure.
Lifetime Repertoires: Benko Gambit by Grandmaster Swapnil Dhopade offers a full repertoire for Black against 1.d4. The Benko Gambit acts as the repertoire’s backbone, but White’s early deviations (such as the London System – 2.Bf4 for 2.Nf3 and then 3.Bf4 – and Trompowsky Attack (2.Bg5) are analysed too. If White likes the idea of playing 1.d4 and […]