NEW: Erwin l’Ami: The Benko Gambit Explained
Erwin l’Ami explains the Benko Gambit! Through model games l’Ami explains all topical lines of the Benko Gambit, occasionally asking the viewer interactive questions that help the viewer to grasp the ideas behind this opening. Pal Benko described in his autobiography that his gambit was initially regarded as a joke by his peers, but practice has shown it to be a dangerous weapon which is easy to learn. Now you can learn all about Benko Gambit from super strong Dutch GM Erwin l'Ami who is also one of Anish Giri's seconds. Photo: ChessBase
The latest Benko theory
Pal Benko left the world of chess an enormous legacy. Not only was he a formidable study composer, he also gave his name to the gambit line 1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 c5 3.d5 b5. In this DVD, Erwin l’Ami guides you through the fascinating Benko Gambit. As early as move three Black starts a fight for the initiative, a strategy that has proved to be successful in countless amateur and master level games.
Start of the Benko Gambit
Through model games l’Ami explains all topical lines of the Benko Gambit, occasionally asking the viewer interactive questions that help the viewer to grasp the ideas behind this opening. The exercises on this DVD will also surely be of help. Many top players followed in Benko's footsteps, most notably Garry Kasparov, Veselin Topalov, and Magnus Carlsen. Will you be next?
About the series
• Video running time: 6 hours 30 min (English)
• With interactive training including video feedback
• Extra: Database with model games
• Bonus: Further Training chapter with repertoire and play features
Pentium III 1 GHz, 1 GB RAM, Windows 7, DirectX9 graphic card with 256 MB RAM, Windows Media Player 9 and internet connection for program activation.
PC Intel Core i7, 2.8 GHz, 4 GB RAM, Windows 7 / 8 or 10, DirectX10 graphic card (or compatible) with 512 MB RAM or better, 100% DirectX10 compatible sound card, Windows Media Player 11 and internet connection for program activation.