Taimanov Variation, Benoni

The Taimanov Benoni, also called the Mikenas Benoni or Nimzowich Benoni, is a line of the Four Pawns Attack Benoni (f4) where White also plays Bb5+. This line is much feared by grandmasters who play the Benoni as Black, and will often play the Delayed Benoni in order to avoid this line.

Diagram: Benoni Opening

Diagram: Taimanov Benoni Line (in Four Pawns Attack)

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