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Sick of defending with Black? Never found a reliable way to fight for the initiative when White plays 1 d4?

Allow Grandmaster Aveskulov to assist. He has put together a sound but ultra-aggressive repertoire based on gambits that have proved their worth in grandmaster play over many years. The Benko Gambit is dreaded by many 1 d4 players. Black gets very active piece-play, a
Paperback, 176 pages
Published September 25th 2012 by Gambit Publications
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This is basically a Benko and Blumenfeld gambit repertoire book and it is really excellent on those openings, getting you through all the main lines, but also suggesting some new and exciting tactical sidelines if you don't want to simply play for the small advantages of the well-trod lines. But it takes 4 and 5 moves to reach the Benko and Blumenfeld lines and there are many chances to deviate, so another strength of Aveskulov's analysis is that he points out the pitfalls and provides lines to ...more
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