FDJ's Thibaut Pinot finished third, 26 seconds behind the leading pair, after a 164km ride between Caltanissetta and the summit finish at Etna, with Froome finishing in the same time as the Frenchman.
Yates overtook Chaves in the final meters but sat up on the approach to the finish line and told his teammate to cross first after the Colombian had spent the whole day in the breakaway.
Yates had begun the day in third place, 17 seconds behind race leader Rohan Dennis, who laboured on the twisty Etna climb.
Chaves was part of a 28-rider escape group, which fell apart at the foot of Sicily's Mount Etna, the highest volcano in Europe. At 1.5km out, he rocketed away from 2017 race victor Dumoulin, Froome and other favourites. "It's a dream for the team to have the stage, the pink jersey and the blue jersey".
"It was a really hard stage here at the end. Hopefully that can help me in the next few stages", Yates explained. However, as Bennett frantically gesticulated for them to work together, Yates decided it was his time to shine, launching an unstoppable attack with 1.5 kilometres remaining.
"I went for it after a lot of attacks, and then we won the stage and got pink jersey". "There was a little bit of a gap, so I took the chance".
"The start was insane". I could save some energy. Yates made his move with 1500 metres remaining and surged into the lead before indicating to Chaves he should take the win.
"Things like that don't happen every day".
Bennett had said earlier in the week that he was waiting for the first mountain stage to have a real crack and he was as good as his word, trailing stage victor Esteban Chaves by just 26 seconds in the climb to the 1736m summit.
"For the team it's great that (Froome) is riding well. Jack Haig was there too, and I think we and Sky were the ones who worked the most to keep the move up the road". Simon Yates was the first to wear a leadership shirt on the race of the Grand tour.
Stage seven is a 159km ride from Pizzo to Praia a Mare.
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