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Boris Blumin vs Pal Benko
Atlantic Open (1969), New York
Benko Gambit: Accepted. Modern Variation (A57)  ·  0-1
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Jul-23-11
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  wwall: This game was annotated by Benko in CL&R, Jan 1970, p.22.

After 12.Bc3, Benko gives this a question mark. Best is 12.Bxa6 Rxa6 13.e4

He says 13.Rb1 is an inaccuracy, preferring 13.Re1. But 13.Re1 Nc4, threatening 14...Nxb2 is strong for Black. After 15.Rb1 Ne5 would be played. Best may be 13.a4 and 14.Bb5

Instead of 15.bxc3, perhaps better is 15.Nxc3 Bxf1 16.Qxf1 e6 17.dxe6 fxe6 18.Bf3

Instead of 18.e4?!, perhaps 18.Re1 Ncxe3 19.h3 Qb1 20.hxg4 Bxe2 21.Kf2

19.Rd1 looks weak. Perhaps 19.Bxd2 Bxe2 20.Qb3 Qxb3 21.axb3 Bxf1 22.Kxf1 Nxh2+ 23.Ke2

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