Garry Kasparov seems to think the Benoni (which means "Son of Sorrow" in Hebrew) is not sound and advises young players not to play it.
A serious examination of a tricky opening used by world champions Alekhine, Tal and Fischer in world championship matches.
The lecture will do a deep dive into the Benoni and its offshoot the Benko, exploring history, critical lines and inspirational games.
The "Thanksgiving Lecture" for serious chessplayers, aspiring students, novices and chess enthusiasts.
Where: Denver Chess Club 2400 Ash Street, Denver, CO 80222
When: November 20th, 6 PM to 11 PM