The Benko Gambit Explained (download)

Pal Benko left the world of chess an enormous legacy. Not only was he a formidable study composer, he also gave his name to the gambit line 1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 c5 3.d5 b5. In this DVD, Erwin l’Ami guides you through the fascinating Benko Gambit. As early as move three Black starts a fight for the initiative, a strategy that has proved to be successful in countless amateur and master level games.
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Through model games l’Ami explains all topical lines of the Benko Gambit, occasionally asking the viewer interactive questions that help the viewer to grasp the ideas behind this opening. The exercises on this DVD will also surely be of help. Many top players followed in Benko’s footsteps, most notably Garry Kasparov, Veselin Topalov, and Magnus Carlsen. Will you be next?

• Video running time: 6 hours 30 minutes (English)
• With interactive training including video feedback
• Extra: Database with model games
• Further Training chapter with repertoire and play features


  1. Introduction
  2. Sidelines with an early Nf3
  3. 2.Nf3 Jakovenko-Goganov
  4. 3.Nf3 Matlakov-Giri
  5. 3.d5 b5 4th move alternatives
  6. Sidelines 4th move Carlsen-Ivanchuk
  7. 4.a4 Jussupow-Chekhov
  8. 4.Bg5 Ivanisevic-Vuckovic
  9. 4.Nd2 Kramnik-Leko
  10. 4.f3 Anand-Adams
  11. 4.Qc2 Dreev-Ivanisevic
  12. 4.Nf3 Korchnoi-Topalov
  13. 3.d5 b5 4.cxb5 a6 5th move alternatives
  14. 5.f3 Lahlum-Bus
  15. 5.e3 Adhiban-Ramirez
  16. 5.Nc3 Selivestrov-Dobrov
  17. 5.b6 Karpov-Christiansen
  18. 3.d5 b5 4.cxb5 a6 5.bxa6 Bxa6 Main Line
  19. 6.Nc3 g6 7.f4 Murey-Hodgson
  20. 6.Nc3 g6 7.d6 Nielsen-Plachetka
  21. 5...g6 6.Nc3 Bg7 7.e4 Demuth-Giri
  22. 5...Bxa6 6.Nc3 g6 7.Nf3 d6 8.g3 Bg7 Van Wely-Carlsen
  23. 5...Bxa6 6.Nc3 g6 7.e4 Bxf1 8.Kxf1 d6 9.g4 Seirawan-Belotti
  24. 5...Bxa6 6.Nc3 g6 7.e4 Bxf1 8.Kxf1 d6 9.f4 Gelfand-Carlsen
  25. 5...Bxa6 6.Nc3 g6 7.e4 Bxf1 8.Kxf1 d6 9.Nge2 Bg7 10.h3 Shulman-Khalifman
  26. 5...Bxa6 6.Nc3 g6 7.e4 Bxf1 8.Kxf1 d6 9.Nge2 Ng7 10.g3 Korchnoi-Borik
  27. 5...Bxa6 6.Nc3 g6 7.e4 Bxf1 8.Kxf1 d6 9.Nf3 Karpov-Georgiev
  28. Tactics & Strategy
  29. Exercise 1
  30. Exercise 2
  31. Exercise 3
  32. Exercise 4
  33. Exercise 5
  34. Exercise 6
  35. Exercise 7
  36. Exercise 8
  37. Exercise 9
  38. Exercise 10
Systém Win 7 a vyšší
Systém Mac OS X
Autor Erwin l'Ami
Jazyk Anglicky