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Tuesday, August 6, 2013

Benko g3 12.a4[A59]-TWIC 977

TWIC 977
The solid g3 variation continues to be an effective weapon against the Benko. GM Vovk went with the 12.a4(!) line which is the big fashion now.

More About La Massana Andorra-Host of the Andorra Open

Here is the feature game by the clear winner of the 31è Open Internacional d’Andorra, GM Vovk.

 GM Andrey Vovk

Vovk,A (2567) - Cuenca Jimenez,J (2477)
Benko g3 12.a4[A59]
31st Andorra Open
La Massana AND (4.4), 23.07.2013

Position 1
The 12.a4 line aims for a quick Nb5 to block the a,b files.


Position 2
Black's position is loose. What to you recommend for white now?

White to Play


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