In this clearly laid out and entertaining book I.M Jan Pinski explains the core ideas and crucial lines in this combative defence to 1.d4. Material is presented via 49 annotated games with an introductory chapter explaining how to handle pawn structure and piece play in the Benko. The eight chapters cover the Benko Accepted (3 chapters) 5.b6; 5.e3; 5.f3; 5.Nc3; and sidelines. Plans for both sides are explored in depth in a thoroughly researched and up-to-date book.
Jan Pinski is a Polish International Master who has gained a justified reputation for writing pithy, to-the-point opening manuals.
Published 2005, softback, 124 pages.View sample pages (pdf)