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Budapest Gambit 3...Ng4 & Fajarowicz 3...Ne4 [A51-52]
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Budapest Gambit playable CB eBook
I've completely revamped the Budapest Gambit PDF eBook, and added a brand new Budapest Gambit playable (CBV) eBook, with over 130 annotated games!
DD subscribers can get it here: Smiley

Started 01/13/15 at 14:02:33 by GMTonyKosten
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Play the Budapest by A.Martin
Play the Budapest Defence
by IM Andrew Martin
Everyman ; 384 pages ; £20/$30 ; May 2021

Started 04/21/21 at 20:12:31 by tracke
2 6211 Last Post 05/07/21 at 19:51:50
By: tracke
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L'Ami-Efimov, 2015
This game was mentioned in the current month's update. Stockfish suggests a surprising improvement on move 12: Rc1!
[pgn][Event "Malatya Golden Apricot op 3rd"]
[Site "Malatya"]
[Date "20...|/pgn]

Started 01/23/17 at 22:38:02 by jdart
1 2669 Last Post 01/24/17 at 11:51:25
By: Confused_by_Theory
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Budapest gambit
I actually started looking at the lines in Squeezing the Gambits a few weeks ago. I also looked some at Taylor's The Budapest Gambit. The lines recommended in Squeezing the Gambits look like they give...

Started 01/17/14 at 15:21:04 by fling
5 5827 Last Post 08/15/14 at 00:27:39
By: ErictheRed
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Fajarowicz Gambit
"Fighting for the initiative with the Fajarowicz Gambit " by Robert Ris is out for some time now and I don't know if it had already a topic about it (I don't find it in the "Daring defences to 1.d4" s...

Started 05/22/13 at 19:42:39 by Michel Barbaut
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By: tony37
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A Budapest middlegame
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e5 3. dxe5 Ng4 4. Bf4 Nc6 5. Nf3 Bb4+ 6. Nbd2 Qe7 7. e3
Ngxe5 8. Nxe5 Nxe5 9. Be2 O-O 10. O-O Ng6 11. Bg3 Bd6 12. Bxd6 Qxd6 13. Ne4
Qe7 14. Nc3 d6 15. Nd5 Qd8 16. g3...

Started 08/20/11 at 21:33:43 by nexirae
2 3920 Last Post 08/22/11 at 01:51:03
By: Markovich
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Budapest Gambit Theory
Hi, I am an ex-scholastic player looking for something to play against d4.  This is a common problem in my game - I keep switching openings against the Queen's Gambit.  In the last two years I have sw...

Started 06/05/10 at 21:07:42 by vasilicus
4 6608 Last Post 06/17/10 at 21:19:10
By: RivertonKnight
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Albin Counter Gambit
Hi!  I'm a newbie and I just started playing the Albin Counter Gambit as a counter to the Queen's Gambit.  My recent game ran: 
1. d4 d5 2. c4 e5 3. dxe5 d4 4. Nf3 Nc6 5. e3 Bb4+ 6. Bd2 dxe3<br /...

Started 05/24/10 at 11:19:35 by arcee
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By: Zatara
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Budapest Tango
In the Two Knights Tango, after 1 d4 Nf6 2 c4 Nc6 3 Nf3 the normal move is 3...e6.  But can Black play 3...e5 as if it were a Budapest with ...Nc6 and Nf3 tossed in?  4 dxe5 Ng4 would transpose to a k...

Started 10/27/09 at 00:15:43 by pacificknight
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By: SWJediknight
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Taylor's Budapest Book - disappointing
Frankly, rather dismal.
1. Poor analysis. 
d4 Nf6
c4 e5
de5 Ng4
Bf4 g5
Bg3 Bg7
Nf3 Nc6
h4 Nge5
Ne5 Ne5
hg5 Nc4
Nc3 c6
e4 Nb2 <br ...

Started 10/19/09 at 14:10:51 by Bibs
2 4637 Last Post 10/19/09 at 17:57:50
By: JonathanB
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Fajarowicz; 3..d6!?
           Enclosed you can see a remarkable attacking game played in Spain some years ago and published in recent book of Budapest gambit by Viktor Moskalenko It would be interesting on suggestin...

Started 03/09/09 at 20:45:41 by AMM
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By: CraigEvans
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Hi ,I have tried to improve blacks play after Ng4 ;Bf4 Nc6 ; Nf3 Bb4+; Nc3!
And I coulnt find any variation,where black can equalize.Most of the variations are forced and let to positions,where b...

Started 07/09/07 at 14:04:53 by Udav18
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By: Udav18
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Why does no Top-Player play the Buderpester GAmbit
Hallo, I play now the BDG with black for more than 4 years,I am now at the level where i know almost every variation and the plans for black.I play at the Level 2100 Elo and my score  in tournament ga...

Started 07/02/07 at 12:53:06 by Udav18
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By: Udav18
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Budapest 4. Bf4 g5
What's the best way for White to combat 4. Bf4 g5 in the Budapest gambit?  Compared to Najdorf 6. Be3 Ng4 7. Bg5 h6 8. Bh4 g5 line, 4... g5 in the Budapest doesn't seem that much wor...

Started 01/31/06 at 02:35:53 by lnn2
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By: Udav18
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Had a new encounter today...
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e5 3. dxe5 Ng4 4. Qd4..
I tried playing Bb4+ but the whole thing didn't seem to flow well and ended up losing the game.  Any thoughts?

Started 01/31/07 at 20:58:48 by AcuWill
4 3348 Last Post 07/04/07 at 12:47:31
By: Udav18
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Budapest - Farajowicz variation
       After the following d4,Nf6,  c4,e5,  de,Ne4,  Nf3,Nc6,  Bf4 what is blacks best, d6,Bc5 or Bb4?
Thanks Fazza

Started 01/28/07 at 17:15:34 by fazza
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By: thibdb13
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Fajarowicz . . . Refuted?
1.d4 nf6 2.c4 e5 3.dxe5 ne4 4.a3 nc6 5.nf3 d6 6.qc2 bf5 7.

Started 03/13/06 at 01:29:40 by Sterling(Guest) (Guest)
7 5620 Last Post 04/20/06 at 21:23:40
By: bobosila
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does anybody know how Black can improve on Lalic-Mukic, which is given by NCO as best against the Budapest.
Best wishes

Started 11/13/03 at 04:59:28 by Bernhard (Guest)
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By: Smyslov_Fan
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Budapest - 2. Nf3
As a long-time KID player who's become bored with closed positions, I'm migrating towards either the Budapest gambit or the Chigorin.  My natural inclination is towards the Budapest (hence the post he...

Started 01/01/05 at 11:36:34 by Faraday
3 3213 Last Post 01/05/05 at 21:41:56
By: bob000 (Guest)
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Budapest with Bf4 and Nd2
What do people think of:
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e5 3. dxe5 Ng4 4. Bf4 Bb4+ 5. Nd2 Nc6 6. Ngf3 f6
Since Black seems to be having some difficulty drumming up sufficient counterplay in some of the mai...

Started 12/01/04 at 01:32:24 by Scholar
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