Benko Opening

The name “Benko Opening” will often refer to the “Benko Gambit” for Black against “d4”. However, Benko was also known for playing 1.g3 as White’s first move, and hence the “Benko Attack” may refer to “1.g3” and related “Kings Indian Attack” opening lines.

Benko Gambit

The lines for Black include:

Other related Black openings include:

Benko Attack for White

The openings for White that may be related to a “Benko” style:

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