Paperback, 208 pages, 2005 Batsford Publishing
Used by world champions such as Tal and Fischer and more recently employed by Kramnik in his must-win game against Leko, the Benoni is a dynamic, counter-attacking opening that often leads to highly tactical positions.
This book is the latest edition in the new "Revealed" series of chess opening books. Using fresh, clear presentation, they explain the openings' key ideas in an entertaining and accessible way. The aim is to provide the essential knowledge to play the opening, while at the same time revealing the current thinking of the world's elite players. 'First Moves' leads you through the basic opening moves. 'Heroes and Zeroes' gives the best and worst performances with the opening and features some of the leading exponents of the Benoni. 'Tricks and Traps' reveals how you might catch out your opponent. 'What's Hot' pinpoints the very latest ideas from the world's top players.
Other titles in this acclaimed series include Benko Gambit Revealed by Neil McDonald and Grunfeld Defence Revealed by Mikhail Kohodarovsky - both in stock now