The huge advantage of the defense is that you can play it against anything. Also interesting is to play the franco benoni reversed which was. Benoni / Franco-Sicilian Defense (A43) 3 simultaneous pins. Morphy vs A Meek, (A43) Old Benoni, 12 moves, Benoni Gambit Accepted (A43) . Buy The Franco-Benoni Defense: A Black Defensive System: Everything Else – ✓ FREE DELIVERY possible on eligible purchases.

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Sign up or log in Sign up using Google. Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered. Email Required, but never shown. If Black has better, like Na6 as the main line, while none that I am aware of mentions There are a few bits like extraneous symbols and the repetition of the move But T7 has led to: Where do you get your information from? Francoo the opponent into unknown territories.

Franco-Benoni Marshall Counterattacked FTB

The Franco-Benoni defense is characterized by the black moves: Are any of you using this opening in your games? To make things more complicated, White cranco plays x.

GM game I’ve long had in my “memory bank” concerning this opening. I looked up the Avrukh recommendation, and if I’m not missing anything he assumes the move order 1. It’s rather old but I would guess theory doesn’t move that quickly in the Franco-Benoni.

I do appreciate that Black doesn’t have to play Kylemeister, I’m disappointed by the tone of your response. White has a solid advantage, based on his space advantage. Is the Franco-Benoni playable, “busted” or great?


Do your own comments mean that Black shouldn’t play the natural move and that I should look at By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you acknowledge that you have read our updated defensf of serviceprivacy policy and cookie policyand that your continued use of the website is subject to these policies. Using the alternative name “Barcza-Larsen”. You asked my opinion about Sign up using Facebook. I don’t think it’s the most natural move, because I would think that Black’s general preference in such positions would be to play Nf1 to e3 followed by a later f4 or Rb1 b4 depending on circumstances.

Black does not have a queenside pawn majority, no pressure on beenoni e-file and he does refense have time to fianchetto his f8 bisschop.

It looks like Kengis could have aimed to hinder that maneuver as Larsen might have started doing with an earlier I’m not Kasparov, but I’m not a slouch either. Which move do you consider to be Benohi best move, and why? I don’t think the Franco is busted or unplayable, I simply consider it passive and don’t see any attraction for it.

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While it is not clear that 6. Alas I don’t know how to evaluate these setups. Lets take a look at the ECO referrenced game that has been referred to more than once in this thread: What to study, apart from this thread, which I have printed out for reading, if one wants to master this dubious-looking Semi-Benoni position? Be7 7 Bd3and now 8 c4 might be tedious for Black 8 Nc3 is a possible route to T2.


It might be noted that Rogers played this defense with Black, against a fellow GM, after the Kengis game. Post Your Answer Discard By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you acknowledge that you have read our updated terms of serviceprivacy policy and cookie policyand that your continued use of the website is subject to these policies. The F-B is on my list of “rare but tricky defences I should prepare something against” so if there is some great line for White I want to know which it is!

A43: Old Benoni, Franco-Benoni defence

Everything depends on the question if Black has to play The ECO reference is worthless and the assessment incorrect in my opinion, why, its very simple, less space combined with passively placed pieces and a lack of meaningful counterplay equal worse position in my book.

You initially contrasted it with the Schmid Benoni, which is not exactly a common guest there either. There are several lines that I look at, but if you follow the analysis with a board, I think you will find that the lines do make sense.