Chess Openings 101: Introduction To The Benko Gambit
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Chess Openings 101: Introduction To The Benko Gambit

Learn everything needed to start playing the Benko Gambit chess opening.
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Created by Chess University
Last updated 8/2018
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This course includes
  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • 1 article
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • Students will learn how to play the Benko Gambit positions as both Black and White.
Requirements
  • Make sure you know all the rules of chess before beginning this course.
Description

The Chess Openings 101 series of video courses by  Chess University, Inc. offers beginner and intermediate players  (900-1500 Elo) an easy path for learning  chess openings.

This Chess Openings 101: Introduction to the Benko Gambit video course by FM Dalton Perrine provides a complete overview of the Benoni Defense, characterized by the moves: 1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 c5 3.d5 b5.

This four-part video course  begins with an overview of the Benko Gambit. Subsequent video lessons  cover how to play the Benko Gambit as Black, how to play against the  Benko Gambit as White, and key tactical/dynamic patterns that arise in  the Benko Gambit.
The total run time of this video course is 1 hour and 3 minutes.

Take this course if you would like to expand your opening knowledge  and learn essentials of the Benko Gambit from the world's #1 online chess academy.

Who this course is for:
  • If you're not familiar with chess notation or moves like castling and en passant, be sure to go through Chess University's Intro To Chess Crash Course first.
Course content
Expand 5 lectures 01:03:57
+ Introduction
5 lectures 01:03:57
How to Play the Benko Gambit as Black
17:44
How to Play the Benko Gambit as White
14:20
Benko Defense Tactics
13:14
Next Steps
00:09