A59: Benko gambit

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 c5 3. d5 b5 4. cxb5 a6 5. bxa6 Bxa6 6. Nc3 d6 7. e4 Bxf1 8. Kxf1 g6 9. g3

Benko gambit

A59 Sub-variants:

  • Benko gambit, 7.e4
    1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 c5 3. d5 b5 4. cxb5 a6 5. bxa6 Bxa6 6. Nc3 d6 7. e4
  • Benko gambit, Ne2 variation
    1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 c5 3. d5 b5 4. cxb5 a6 5. bxa6 Bxa6 6. Nc3 d6 7. e4 Bxf1 8. Kxf1 g6 9. Nge2
  • Benko gambit
    1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 c5 3. d5 b5 4. cxb5 a6 5. bxa6 Bxa6 6. Nc3 d6 7. e4 Bxf1 8. Kxf1 g6 9. g3
  • Benko gambit, main line
    1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 c5 3. d5 b5 4. cxb5 a6 5. bxa6 Bxa6 6. Nc3 d6 7. e4 Bxf1 8. Kxf1 g6 9. g3 Bg7 10. Kg2 O-O 11. Nf3

Overview

Games on Database: 1080
Last Played: May 2021
Overall score:
36.5%33.3%30.2%
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Played frequently by:

White  
Ralf Akesson 9 games
Alina L'Ami 8 games
Facundo Quiroga 8 games
Black  
Leonardo Duarte 9 games
Natalija Pogonina 8 games
Dritan Mehmeti 5 games

Possible continuations:

9... Bg7  1058
36.4 % 33.5 % 30.2 %
9... Nbd7  19
31.6 % 31.6 % 36.8 %