Chess Openings 101: Introduction to the Benko Gambit

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The Chess Openings 101 series of video courses by Chess University, Inc. offers beginner and intermediate players (900-1500 Elo) an easy path for learning chess openings.

This Chess Openings 101: Introduction to the Benko Gambit video course by FM Dalton Perrine provides a complete overview of the Benko Gambit, characterized by the moves: 1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 c5 3.d5 b5

This four-part video course begins with an overview of the Benko Gambit. Subsequent video lessons cover how to play the Benko Gambit as Black, how to play against the Benko Gambit as White, and key tactical/dynamic patterns that arise in the Benko Gambit.

The total run time of this video course is 1 hour and 3 minutes.

Take this course if you would like to expand your opening knowledge and learn essentials of the Benko Defense from one of the world's best online chess coaches!

Your Instructor

Dalton Perrine (FM)
Dalton Perrine (FM)

FM Dalton Perrine is a well-known online chess coach and Director of Instruction at Chess University, Inc. | Dalton joined the Chess University team four years ago and became a Primary Instructor in the Prodigy Program in December 2014.

Dalton is also known for teaching other Chess University programs including the Cahaba River Chess Club Program and the Bibb Country High School honors chess class. Today, Dalton stands as one of the world's most qualified online chess instructors with vast experience teaching live classes, group lessons, private lessons, and school programs.

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