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vaillancourt 20 ( +1 | -1 )
Modern Benoni I'm looking for a (humain player only) who want to practice the Modern Benoni with both color.

Player with some knowlege of variation and rated over 1700 please.
mattafort 14 ( +1 | -1 )
and what is Modern? and what is modern Benoni.
how do you define it?
It sure would be interesting to know.
I guess it has to do with c7-c5, but what more ...

/less knowing
zdrak 6 ( +1 | -1 )
Moden Benoni = 1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 c5 3.d5 e6 4.Nc3 exd5 5.cxd5 d6 (and transpositions thereof)

verticalchess 30 ( +1 | -1 )
Here's a link to a Benoni Tournament that I am playing in. These games will give you an idea of how they continue from the initial move sequence.

690" target="_blank">gameknot.com/mt.pl?690
mattafort 79 ( +1 | -1 )
Bad links - better ones As links doesn't work with anything having an "?" in it.
I give you board=xxxxxx links instead
to vertikalchess Benoni-games

board #849902 board #853193 board #868466 board #874462
from there on, you will be able to get to the Benoni-Tournament

To get the time Right:
213.100.118.115:7000/mattachess/worldtime.html
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mattafort 43 ( +1 | -1 )
I usually play Benoni I play e6 Before c5.
I usually play Benoni like this, as black:

1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 e6 3.Nc3 c5
or
1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 e6 3.Nf3 c5

Some players only play the Benoni, if white plays 3.Nc3
Not when white plays 3.Nf3

there is a LOT of stuff on the webb
If you search here, using "modern benoni" as keywords:
http:// groups.google.com/groups?&group=rec.games.chess.analysis

mattafort
anaxagoras 43 ( +1 | -1 )
If you play the benoni, it is highly recommended that you play e6 before c5, in order to to induce white's Nf3. Otherwise, with f4 followed by Bb5+!, white can introduce the Taimanov variation and have clear superiority:

1 d4 Nf6 2 c4 c5 3 d5 e6 4 Nc3 exd5 5 cxd5 d6 6 e4 g6 7 f4 Bg7 8 Bb5+! Nfd7 9. a4 or Bd3 0-0

de Firmian recommends 1 d4 Nf6 2 c4 e6 3 Nf3 c5 4 d5 exd5 5 cxd5 d6 etc. as a way to prevent the above continution.

Personally, I don't think too highly of the Benoni from the black side. The weakness at d5 frequently worsens into a passed pawn.