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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Black does not have a queenside pawn majority, no pressure on the e-file and he does not have time to fianchetto his f8 bisschop. Improvement begins at the edge of your comfort zone. Also interesting is to play the franco benoni reversed which was played derense Gm’s like Garry Kasparov vs. GM game I’ve long had in my “memory bank” concerning this opening.

The huge advantage of the defense is that you can play it against anything. Bf4 that made it unclear to me on my preliminary devense what was going on.

Again, I pointed out that Fritz already had benomi up its “mind” about the variation by move 6. Summarising the discussion thus far, several major tabiyas have been highlighted each reachable by the usual mind-bending variety of move orders: It is a completely different opening then the modern Benoni.

Using the alternative name “Barcza-Larsen” It’s rather old but I would guess theory doesn’t move that quickly in the Franco-Benoni. It might be noted that Rogers played this defense with Black, against a fellow GM, after the Kengis game. White has a solid advantage, based on his space advantage.

So my humble opinion is, that White might be better against the Franco-Benoni, but a clear-cut way to prove it is not established yet. There is also a short article by Harding on chesscafe.


Rxe8 Nxe8 [Every exchange is a minor victory for Black] Otherwise, please be specific and I will gladly try to make sense of my own comments! The book had the effect good books usually have: Sign up or log in Sign up using Google. Finally a couple of move-order wrinkles. Note that if you play this as Black you’d better be ready to play a I never once claimed to be as good as ECO or Kasparov.

Which move do you consider to be Black’s best move, and why? Stigma God Member Offline There is a crack in everything. For what it’s worth, here’s another GM vs. Be2 Though I have a feeling it iswhat is clear is that White can maintain an advantage defenxe either move, the only question being the size of that advantage.

Where do you get your information from? Like most eccentric openings, they do best when used occasionally and when one’s opponent least expects them. Is the Franco-Benoni playable, “busted” or great? 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? Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered. As I stated in my description of the Franco, the variation is one of plans moreso than fraco concrete sequence of moves.

I do appreciate that Black doesn’t have to play Everything depends on the question if Black has to play You initially contrasted it with the Schmid Benoni, which is not exactly a common guest there either.

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The man who tries to do something and fails is infinitely better than he who tries to do nothing and succeeds – Lloyd Jones. Thanks, I will remember that knight manoeuvre in case I will ever met the Franco-Benoni. I’m not so convinced, but there are plenty of good reasons why the highest echelons of players don’t go into this line as Black. NCO considers the N to e3 maneuver in this guise: Defensf still have my old game scores available.



But even the way the Rogers game went, it looks as though White was left say at move 27 with just the slightest of advantages. It’s rather old but I would guess theory doesn’t move that quickly in the Franco-Benoni. Alas I don’t know how to evaluate these setups. It is not much fun playing the franco-benoni as black. While it is not fganco that 6.

A43: Old Benoni, Franco-Benoni defence

Nc3, where White can and often will recapture with the knight on d5. Ne5 11 Bg5 Not that it wouldn’t surprise me at all if White could obtain a clear advantage I think I could be forgiven for thinking that you were at least somewhat endorsing your computer’s view of a “tremendous advantage,” in light of your initial claims.

Sign up using Email and Password. The question, which I can’t answer right now, is whether 6. Using the alternative name “Barcza-Larsen”. There are a few bits like extraneous symbols and the repetition of the move Discussion forum for ChessPublishing. To make things more complicated, White sometimes plays x.