The Benko Gambit has enormous appeal to those who like to take the initiative with the black pieces. Black boldly sacrifices a pawn in the opening, and in return gets a secure position, and attractive prospects both in the short term and in the long term. This book provides complete and even-handed coverage of this popular gambit, using the unique GAMBIT 'Quick Summaries' system, introducing the main themes and where appropriate suggesting a coherent repertoire of reliable lines. Other Gambit titles: Test Your Chess, The Botvinnik Semi-Slav, The Meran System, The Main Line French: 3 Nc3, The French: Tarrasch Variation, French: Advance and Other Lines, The Gambit Guide to the Bogo-Indian.
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Gambit Publications specialises in chess and has an unrivalled reputation for originality and editorial excellence. The company is owned and staffed entirely by leading chess masters and grandmasters.About the Author:
International Master Steffen Pedersen is a young player from denmark who first attained notoriety by scoring a grandmaster when he was 16. He has earned a reputation as a fine writer, and his work on the Dutch Defense and Sicilian Scheveningen has been especially praised.
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Buchbeschreibung London: Gambit Publications, 1999. 8° , Taschenbuch. Buchzustand: Sehr gut. 176 S., lll. Gebraucht: sehr guter Zustand. This book provides complete and even-handed coverage of this popular gambit. Pedersen explains in detail the strategic concepts behind the Benko and the typical manoeuvres for both sides, while supplying concise theoretical coverage of every important variation. He particularly concentrates on White's modern approaches, whereby he gives the pawn back and fights vigorously for the initative. Sprache: Englisch Gewicht in Gramm: 203. Artikel-Nr. 80181