A59: 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

Benko gambit, main line

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: 1463
Last Played: May 2019
Overall score:
38.6%36.6%24.8%
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Played frequently by:

White  
Zoltan Gyimesi 14 games
Svetozar Gligoric 10 games
Georg Danner 10 games
Black  
Laurent Guidarelli 9 games
Olli Salmensuu 9 games
Karel Van der Weide 8 games

Possible continuations:

11... Nbd7  1310
38.1 % 36.7 % 25.2 %
11... Qb6  63
41.3 % 39.7 % 19 %
11... Na6  52
48.1 % 28.8 % 23.1 %
11... Nfd7  16
25 % 43.8 % 31.3 %
11... Qa5  11
63.6 % 27.3 %
11... Ng4  4
50 % 25 % 25 %
11... e6  3
33.3 % 66.7 %