A central pawn majority is a concrete positional gain. 123 Passed Pawn. . There are other Benonis, such as one where black tries to sacrifice a pawn on b4 for queenside pressure, called the Benko or Volga Gambit, and one where black plays pawns to c5, d6 and e5 to try to block white's attack. Old books. So no, he shouldn't study the exchange QG structure, he should study isolani structures. Ideas for White: Opening center, king’s side attack. Playable for sure, but the panov-botwinnik against the caro is far from toothless. I would instead play 2...Nf6, 2...e6 or 2...d5 (probably the first one makes more sense for an old benoni player). 253 Index of Games. It was Bent Larsen who once famously called 3.d4 in the Sicilian a positional blunder. but then i guess you should go for g6+Bg7 and then white can seriously think about putting the pawn on c3 when the bishop looks rather misplaced. Chess Formation # 8. Due to the endless amount of possibilities for both sides, a lot of players face difficulties when preparing this opening. Nd2. Weitere Ideen zu schach, schachfiguren, schachspiel. The Psakhis-Romanishin variation that occurs after 4 e3 b6 5 Ne2 c5 (or alternatively 4...c5 5 Ne2 b6) is designed to suit the type of player that wishes to gain a very complex game and is not averse to taking risks. If e3, take and enjoy your central pawn majority. A minority attack is never going to happen once white has played c4, we are in a completely different structure. Please look at the actual position (4.c4) for a moment before posting, and you will realize that you have mixed up the lines. 257 Index of Openings (ECO Classification) Then it's white to move and only after he shows his plan you can decide whether it's a good idea to take (for example if he has played a move which wouldn't be good in a panov-botwinnik setup). A basic positional principle is than the side which controls the tension should not release it without a concrete gain. The resulting positions are not easy for black to handle; the panov was considered a very serious try far an advantage for decades (today is not considered white best i think, but still i know that a lot of caro players fear it), and i don't think not having played d5 yet gives black better alternatives. Dieser Pinnwand folgen 311 Nutzer auf Pinterest. Any suggestions for how to play for a win with blackside of panov? Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 cxd4 4. In itself this structure is not advantageous for one side and depending on the concrete position white can be better (his activity prevents black from playing on the queenside) or indeed better for black (white has no pressure and so black plays freely on the other wing). On the other hand, White aims to keep the pawns hanging, trying to generate a kingside attack leveraging off of their superior center control. To clarify, I'm not playing 3...d5 transposing into a Panov. In general, the move 1 e4 results in sharp open positions while the move 1 d4 results in closed positional ones, however, this is not true for all cases since there are sharp, tactical responses to 1 d4 such as the Gruenfeld Defense and the King's Indian Defense and there are relatively closed positions with good drawing chances in 1 e4 such as the Berlin Defense of the Ruy Lopez. In his previous article on that topic, GM Grigor Grigorov has examined all the basic ideas we can use in our fight against hanging pawns. • Hanging pawns Two pawns of the same colour side-by-side with no other pawns of the same colour adjacent to them, sometimes a dynamic strength but at other times a static weakness. Benoni, Taimanov Variation: A68: 1. d4 f6 2. c4 c5 3. d5 e6 4. c3 exd5 5. cxd5 d6 6. e4 g6 7. f4 g7 8. f3 0-0 9. e2 g4: Benoni, Four Pawns Attack: A69: 1. d4 f6 2. c4 c5 3. d5 e6 4. c3 exd5 5. cxd5 d6 6. e4 g6 7. f4 g7 8. f3 0-0 9. e2 e8: Benoni, Four Pawns Attack, Main line: A70: 1. d4 f6 2. c4 c5 3. d5 e6 4. c3 exd5 5. cxd5 d6 6. e4 g6 7. f3 g7 But it's also clear that black is in no rush (surely white isn't going to get anything by playing dxc5) so why playing that immediately instead of wayting for white to make a concession? I don't know that there are any main continuations. 2...Nf6 or 2...e6 are more logical for everyone else, more played and score better than 2...cxd4 on all the databases i looked at. Dear chess friends, In Issue 6 of Modern Chess Magazine, we provide you with the following articles: In Issue 6, we continue our journey along the subtleties of the Late Benoni. However i think he is much better off if he refrains from this early exchange and plays something like 3...Nf6. In chess, there are is no opening which is as popular, complex and rich as the Sicilian defence. 181 Open File. Positional Concepts Instructor FM Vincent Tsay A five week class. In modern chess having a sound opening repertoire is an essential part of achieving success in tournaments. original new ideas which could not be found in the existing chess literature.After reading it, you will never fear Evans anymore. i you want a QG equivalent maybe he could study the QG tarrasch from a white point if view. It's a balanced situation. Each to his own, if you want to keep the tension then keep the tension but no matter what the engines say (small plus for White) personally I would take Black every time after cxd4 exd4, redchessman, I would say if you want to play for the win, study typical QGD structures from the White side. instead wait for white to make a concession, and strike at the right moment! I prefer to take and say to White "you're going to regret that", And I think the half open e-file is more of an illusion than a real advantage, while the c-file is a very real one (if White plays c6 he has to worry about the minority attack), It's basically a Carlsbad structure with some (maybe not so) subtle differences. There isn't really anything thematic about this at all but if you understand the position you will do ok. In no way it can be said "black has the min.att. For instance what does black do if white goes with e3 or c3. But no matter what engines say, after cxd4 exd4 it's an undeniable truth that white side is preferable(but black can of course equalize with correct play). indeed my c3 idea is not that good, although black is in no way "much better off"; it's basically a trasposition to the exchange caro which is equal and not better for black; my impression is that you overestrimate the exchange structure for black. Like the isolani, the hanging pawns are a structural weakness and must not be entered into unless the piece position offers some compensation. Such transpositions must be considered carefully and often mark shifts in game strategy. There's rarely one "best" continuation (unless your first name is Hou and second name Dini). I think the problem with playing something like 2...Nf6 is that White can push d5 now and get back into Benoni territory and Black doesn't get the traditional pressure down the e-file since the pawn is not yet on e4. Sicilian Structures - Part 2. Look at the different options and choose one that appeals to you, use your own head. I like to take on d4 after e3/c3. Bishops on e3 and d3 ( though in the benoni formation if the Bishop can go to c4 that might actually be stronger) with the Queen on d2 creating a battery on the c1-h6 diagonal are typical as this sets up a nice advance of pawns on the kingside ( h2-h4, g2-g4, h4 … Nc3 exd5 5. cxd5 d6 6. Sitemap. Each part is taught over five weeks. The idea of e3 is usually a Colle setup and cxd4 sidesteps the entire system even with Nf3/Nf6 inserted. Anyway my c3 idea is anemic and harmless, you're right. Trasposing to a challenging mainline of an entirely different opening might be labeled as a failure for black who has stepped on unfamiliar and dangerous ground (of course black is ok in this variation but only if he knows his stuff). Each week students will learn plans to combat a common pawn structure, Part I: The isolani, hanging pawns, caro-kann, & stonewall. Professional players spend a lot of time working on the openings in depth, sometimes until the possible endgames that can arise. Finally a couple of move-order wrinkles. The major pawn formations. Nxd4 Nf6 5. A matter of taste I suppose. After presenting the main line in his previous article, now GM Chatalbashev deals with the possible transpositions to KID and Modern Benoni.Just like in his first article about Late Benoni, GM Chatalbashev continues to explore the opening from a practical point of view. CHAPTER 2. Methods of Playing against Semi - Hanging Pawns Closed GM Grigor Grigorov; 4. Type of Position: Open. It might be a good idea only if you play the caro against e4. What would you play after 3.exd4 instead of d5? Another problem is that if 2.c3 cd you transpose into an exchange Slav. White non-existent queenside majority (soon or later the c4 and d5 pawn are going to be exchanged, so it's a+b pawn vs a+b pawn, where's the majority?) If Black can establish a permanent blockade the game is positionally won. But if anyone knows any lines where black can go into the panov and play for a win, i'm open to suggestions. Update: current ELO 1911 Hanging Pawns is a chess channel for players who are trying to improve (by a player who is trying to improve). If Black can establish a permanent blockade the game is positionally won. The price of this book, is $19.95, the same cost as the original. The minority attack doesn't mean that the side archieving it is always better; the minority attack is black compensation for white greater piece activity. Miya Ponsetto, the California woman who accused a 14-year-old Black teen of stealing her phone at a NYC hotel, faces assault and robbery charges Horoscope: What the stars have in store this week Ok, it's (mainly) a matter of tastes and your tastes are clear . In the present material, he looks at this structure from a different angle. And more importantly, would playing 2...Nf6 and only then your proposed plan have improved or reduced white chances? 083 Hanging Pawns. such pawns are a long-term asset the value of which is not optimally used by the majority of the chess players.Being loyal to his systematic educational approach, GM Kuljasevic brings to your attention all the subtleties related to the play with such passed pawns. Game 13: Benoni defense. The only reason to prefer 2...cxd4 is that you're a caro player and so trasposing is 100% ok for you. The vast majority of the master games continued with 3...d5, so you should probably specify what is the alternative setup you think is promising. However, for the club players, spending so much time inserting the moves that are told by an […] how does black play if white does not respond with 2. d5 after 1. d4 c5? Black doesn't have to commit to anything just yet, he can play sensible developing moves (I wouldn't rule out the possibility of the bishop coming to b7 or a6 either) and strike back with d5 at an opportune moment. It's an isolani structure, not an exchange structure, and a minority attack is just impossible! After 1.d4 c5 2.e3 cd ed the game can transpose into a Panov-Botvinnik if Black plays d5 and White plays c4. The price of this book, is $19.95, the same cost as the original. White is never going to regret giving black the possibility of forcing him in a perfectly ok structure. Opening: English, Sicilian. Here there may be a game with hanging pawns or an isolated pawn. Late Benoni Against 1.d4 ... GM Grigor Grigorov has examined all the basic ideas we can use in our fight against hanging pawns. The English grandmaster, Adress: Petrich (2850), Bulgaria, str. In chess, there are is no opening which is as popular, complex and rich as the Sicilian defence. Hedgehog Formation. Of course Black can pressure White's center, the c4-d4 pawn duo won't be able to comfortably advance, while if White plays c3 to strongpoint d4 then (whether or not Black lands a pawn on d5 first) a typical QGD minority attack is in the air. Nf3 g6 7. This is the Modern Benoni. The way I see it, after cxd4 exd4, Black's pawn isn't already on d5 as in the CK exhange so he's not obliged to transpose to a Panov. 235 Outpost. is cxd4 really the best line against e3? Late Benoni against 1.d4 - Part 3 Closed GM Boris Chatalbashev; 5. The Fury of Hanging Pawns CHAPTER 5 The Rolling Pawns CHAPTER 6 The Misery of Doubled Pawns CHAPTER 7 Twice as Strong CHAPTER 8 Symmetrical Imbalances CHAPTER 9 A Dynamic Weakness CHAPTER 10 All Eggs in The Broken C-Basket CHAPTER 11 Formula One for Passed Pawns CHAPTER 12 The Magic of b4 in Benoni CHAPTER 13 The Backbone of Chess What's included: With 2.e3 white gives you the control of the central tension and momentarily blocks his bishop. I suggest you to study the position is more depth, because is not really possible to think that black is preferable here after having looked at some lines. Nc3 e5, that leads to very complex and open battles, with pieces and pawns hanging on both flanks. Old books. Ideas for Black: Forcing advance, weakening the pawns. Type of Position: Closed, semi open. Or if you're comfortable playing a Caro-Kann, 3...d5 (after 3.exd4) is an exchange variation. Beating the King's Indian and Benoni by Anatoli Vaisser. Hanging Pawn Formation. If … and nf6 forces him to play towards that hanging pawn 2 comments archduke_piccolo (2214) on 11-May-15: The good thing about this strategy is that you force the game back into classical channels where White and Black need to know what to do with the pawns rather than some random autopilot setup. 199 Semi-Open File. yes, but an open e-file is also a good thing...and also a queenside majority in an endgame, it's not like the resulting structure is strictly better for one side: one(black) has the minority attack and central majority and the other(white) has more important open lines and definitely the greater piece activity (counterquote  Tarrasch  said"i don't care about the pawn structure as long as the pieces are active"). 217 Forepost. How to Fight for the Weak d5-Square Closed GM Petar G. Arnaudov; 6. Could you guys clarify what you think is the best continuation against 2. c3 or 2. e3, so that it can be more concise. After 5 Nc3 Nf6, White can choose 6 Be2 in order to prevent T5, but then according to Fields Black can try 6 …g6, e.g. Endgame Series - Part 7 Closed GM Davorin Kuljasevic Fortunately, our new author GM. As a typical example, we can take the extremely dangerous Evans gambit.The popularity of this opening among top players is a clear testimonial of the complexity of this opening. For instance what does black do if white goes with e3 or c3. how does black play if white does not respond with 2. d5 after 1. d4 c5? While lines and sub-lines change over time, pawn structures remain stable.The author of the present article GM, Despite the fact that nowadays computers managed to refute a huge amount of gambits, there are still some inventions of the old masters that continue to cause us nightmares. The whole point of the Panov is pressure on the d5 pawn, trying to force Black to take on c4 and retaking with gain of tempo (or taking on d5 himself with Black  using a piece to recapture) and trying to take advantage of the isolated q-pawn position. Black distracts by RxNe4 to make the Bishop move away from protecting the field e2. Of course cxd4 immediately is 100% ok. I just like the fact that Black hasn't comitted to playing d5 yet. 101 Isolated Pawn. and so =+". Another opening that SF does not understand but Leela does. Without a pawn on d5, what is White threatening with c4? This time, GM Grigorov deals with the possible ways of playing with hanging pawns.The fact that every single idea is explained in great detail makes the article extremely useful not only for experts but also for every club player who wants to improve his positional play. In the sicilian indeed the central formation is rather stable and so despite his open lines white ofter launches a pawnstorm to archieve something. The following game features a typical case of pawn race. is never going to be "reduced to swiss cheese" by black non-existent queenside minority. In the present material, he looks at this structure from a different angle. They are all to varying degrees hypermodern defences, where Black invites White to establish an imposing presence in the centre with the plan of undermining and ultimately destroying it. So something like 3...Nf6 4.Nf3 g6 5.Bd3 Bg7 6.O-O O-O and White has to show his hand first, does he want to play c4 and leave d4 potentially weak, play c3 and give Black the minority attack option, or forego either plan for now and develop the knight to c3? The bad news is that when you do that you usually transpose to other things which are supposed to be better for White. Pawn Chain Steinitz vs Sellman, 1885 (C11) French, 35 moves, 1-0. While lines and sub-lines change over time, pawn structures remain stable.The author of the present article GM Viktor Gavrikov is convinced that this structural approach to the opening is the only possible way to study the Sicilian defence.In his first article, he examines one of the most popular Sicilian structures which occurs in variations where, at some point, Black plays the move e7-e5. If white jumps into … I definitely like setting up with Nf6, g6 + Bg7. Maybe TT7 and 8 are a recipe for hanging on rather than for fighting chess, but some would say that’s true of the F-B as a whole! Free Shipping. We're open for you. More precisely, GM Gavrikov focuses on the structure arising after the exchange on "d5" where this square is occupied by a white pawn.After reading the present article, you will have a better understanding on a number of Sicilian lines.Â, Copyright © 2021   e-shop Мodern Chess Magazine. Methods Of Playing With Hanging Pawns – Part 2 – In his previous article on that topic, GM Grigor Grigorov has examined all the basic ideas we can use in our fight against hanging pawns. According to the Russian Chess School, before starting to explore a given opening, we should first learn to handle the arising pawn structures. Good luck with that! Also white is never going to take and hold the pawn. ok I see why cxd4 works, but the thing is I took up old benoni to play for a win with black against lower rated players...(I use semi slav against people equal or higher than myself)  and if we are transposing to exchange slav or panov botvinnik its hard to win with black.. what are the main continuations after that? Pawn structures often transpose into one another, such as the Isolani into the Hanging Pawns and vice versa. In the game of chess, Indian Defence or Indian Game is a broad term for a group of openings characterised by the moves: . The proposed repertoire also offers a variety of middle game pawn structures (for and against the isolated queen pawn, hanging pawns, Benoni structures, etc...) that promise to keep things fresh. That one's called the Boring Benoni and it gives white pressure with little recompense for black. You can win many games if White is playing system mode since in many of those setups moves like Nd2, c3 or Bd3 can be wrong. Part II: The Slav, Carlsbad, and Grunfeld. After being soundly drawn in the first game where I had the White pieces, I'm on the lookout for similar traps this time around. Due to the endless amount of possibilities for both sides, a lot of players face difficulties when preparing this opening. anticipated reply i try to control tempo a bit by replying nf6, id rather he take e6 and i take back with pawn on f7 in the future. Hanging Pawns Steinitz vs Anderssen, 1873 (D55) Queen's Gambit Declined, 26 moves, 1-0. FILES & DIAGONALS CONCEPTS. I don't know that White has gained anything more substantial than some open lines of development (we should also remember that it's Black to move), this isn't an open Sicilian where White is going to blow Black away with f4 and e5/f5. We are in an ancient mainline which has been played by several world champions, if you think that you would rather take black clearly either you or Botwinnik are wrong. A central pawn majority is indeed a concrete gain, but also white much greater piece mobility is a concrete gain. Distraction Move a piece away from a field it's protecting. SF plays on the q-side and keeps the center closed. Probably white should go for c4 anyway, and i think he has a slightly more pleasant game  with more space and pressure on e7, but black no doubt is close to equality. after 2.e3 Nf6 black has total control of the tension, since dxc5 is almost always going to be bad(in the sense of very unambitious, of course white is not worse) for white (unless he plays something like a3 intending dxc5-b4, but this would be easily meet with an immediate cxd4 laughting at white lost tempo). We are pleased to assist you! This variation of the Benoni defense allows black to give up pawns on the queenside in exchange for an open and central controlling minor pieces with an attack on the kingside. I'll skim over the beginning, since I've covered it before, and because there's a … Hello and welcome to the next game in the Benoni Defense series between ptitroque and I. Why should you hurry in solving that tension and freeing that bishop? by Komodo » Tue Jan 12, 2021 11:16 am. Of course, you're right there's nothing wrong with waiting either, although I wouldn't wait too long or White just might try to take himself and hold on to the pawn. i suppose the pawn goes on d6 soon or later? 143 Pawn Islands. Later Kibitzing>: Aug-28-11 : BobCrisp: played a simul against the strong London Central YMCA chess club, some time in early 1975. wrote it up as for the April 1975 (alas, he omitted the date!). The only way to make white regret e3 is not taking immediately and generating this "i'll take on d4 whenever i want and you can only wait and see or admit that i'm easily equal by taking yourself" where play is balanced but black is the one dictating the pace of the game. Call +49 2501 9288 320. So 2...cxd4 is 100% playable but also a sort of slight positional mistake. can you please come up with a concrete idea for black? The pawn duo won't be able to advance easily, and Black can chip away at it with the aid of his b pawn and the open c-file, I said he should study Queen's Gambit Declined positions not just the Carlsbad but IQP and hanging pawns structures too. i don't get the remark about white central pawn being hard to defend (only in his dreams black can put the slightest pressure on d4). The play revolves around Black trying to force one of the pawns to advance. Geo Milev, 10. By the way you should also forget about the minority attack. His half open e-file is nothing more than a conduit to the kingside and his queenside majority is going to look like swiss cheese by the time Black gets done with it. Book 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 c5 3. d5 e6 4. Black of course equalizes in both cases, the difference is that with 2...cxd4 he has to prove he is equal and will manage to do so if he knows his theory around move 15 , while with 2...Nf6 he can probably be defined already equal. 1. d4 Nf6. Yoe are certainly good enough to understand that without a pawn on d5 white's c4 still serves the purpose of controlling te centre. If c3, develop naturally (Nf6, e6, Be7, O-O) and play a game of chess. Space Advantage - Positional Piece Sacrifice Tarrasch vs Muenchhoff, 1881 (B27) Sicilian, 41 moves, 1-0. Okay exchange slav I have some lines, but i can't seem to find anything satisfactory with panov botvinnik. From within Germany from 50 € The proposed repertoire also offers a variety of middle game pawn structures (for and against the isolated queen pawn, hanging pawns, Benoni structures, etc...) that promise to keep things fresh. 161 Shattered Pawns. In itself it's not advantageus for white or black; white has definitely the better piece activity while black has in theory the possibility of a minority attack. In fact i looked at a database and the vast majority of games trasposed to the panow-botwinnik with 3...d5, with a considerable plus score for white (an old benoni player is unlikely to be at ease in the very open waters of this variation). Methods Of Playing In Positions With Hanging Pawns. Also your comparison with the open sicilian is rather confusing. The play revolves around Black trying to force one of the pawns to advance. The user is provided with a high level coverage of this opening as we can see in the index of this DVD: Introduction Famous Games Nimzowitch-Marshall 1927 3.Qxd4 Nc6 takes on the character of a Qxd4 open sicilian with Whites pawn not yet on e4. Opening: Queen’s Gambit Declined, Queen’s Indian Defense. The good news is that the openings usually lead to technical pawn structures so you can be good at those and not need much theory. In the present material, he looks at this structure from a different angle. Webdesign from webdesign studio Strangers. He can go ahead with his development and leave White guessing as to what central structure he's going to adopt. had a tough time over 30 boards, scoring only +13 -10 =7. Hanging Pawns by Mikhalchishin. Is e3 played a lot? Without the pawn on d5, where's the pressure? Black isn't obliged to do so, and I don't think it's his best option. In his 1995 book, Andrew Soltis classified the major pawn formations into 16 categories, discussed below. Just get your pieces out, get castled and roll with the punches. d6 + g6 doesn't look like making particular sense against a possible c3-d4 barrier. But nobody said that white is going to play 4.c4 against everything! According to the Russian Chess School, before starting to explore a given opening, we should first learn to handle the arising pawn structures. If White plays c3 which is inferior, you can play for a minority attack on the queenside - another technical strategy of pawn structure. I doubt that taking immediately is the best idea. Bishops on e3 and d3 ( though in the benoni formation if the Bishop can go to c4 that might actually be stronger) with the Queen on d2 creating a battery on the c1-h6 diagonal are typical as this sets up a nice advance of pawns on the kingside ( h2-h4, g2-g4, h4 … That is the reason why you will be able to successfully apply your knowledge immediately after reading his articles. A central pawn majority is a nice thing to have. I am fine with transposing to panov botvinnik, but the line I play is a more or less forced ending line in which black can't really play for a win...so yes 2. nf6 is probably more logical. In this completely different isolani structure a pawnstorm would be utter nonsense and for this precise reason white active play in the centre and down the e file is very important. 05.01.2021 - Entdecke die Pinnwand „Schach“ von Frank Niemann Kalligrafie. Whites central pawn isn't easy to defend either. Open from Monday to Saturday. 065 Doubled Pawns. 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