North American Open Las Vegas 2012
IM Bindi Cheng(CAN) was on both sides of the Benoni in the North American Open Las Vegas 2012. Here is one of his games.
Hammer,J (2633)-Cheng,Bindi (2397)
Benoni 7.Bf4 [A61]
22nd North American Open Las Vegas USA (7.4), 29.12.2012
White has a stable endgame edge to work with. Black’s pawn structure is weak and the passed a-pawn is a key factor. How should black defend?
- 25…d5 liquidating pawns
- 25…Ra8 activating the rook
- 25…Nc6 activating the knight
- -Something else