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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
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By: tracke
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Moskalenko Budapest Update
While perusing Amazon, I found a listing for an update of Moskalenko's Budapest book, purported to come out on November 20, 2017.
While I haven't played the Budapest in years, I'm still intrigued...

Started 07/31/17 at 01:02:11 by fdunne
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By: Dink Heckler
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Avoiding Buda (Faja) 2.Nf3
Nowadays most of players avoid Buda lines with 1.d4 Nf6 2.Nf3.
However if somebody is interested in Faja, he can still trasposes via 2..d6 3.c4 e5!? 4.dxe5 Ne4; in fact line 1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 e5 3.dx...

Started 10/28/10 at 21:13:35 by AMM
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By: kylemeister
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A52: Budapest Gambit: how is it holding up?
Hello everyone!! This is my first post on ChessPub and I'd like to begin with my secondary (for now) defence to 1.d4 2.c4 , the BG (Budapest Gambit) 1.d4 Nf6 2. c4 e5 3.dxe5 Ng4 (3..Ne4? 4.a3!) How is...

Started 07/28/14 at 17:01:07 by Roeczak
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By: RoleyPoley
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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
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By: Confused_by_Theory
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Recent Budapest 3...Ng4 High-Level Book
What are some good books that focus on the Budapest with 3...Ng4 for Black that are fairly recent, and good for those who are 2200 minimum? I think that there was Moskalenko's book but that was 2008, ...

Started 03/22/15 at 08:49:47 by DenVerdsligeRejsende
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By: Anders
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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
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By: ErictheRed
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The Budapest Gambit
Timothy Taylor
The Budapest Gambit is an ambitious and adventurous opening for Black, who offers a pawn as early as the second move in return for active and rapid develo...

Started 01/29/09 at 14:11:45 by rossia
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By: Smyslov_Fan
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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
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By: Markovich
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Black sacs 3 pawns in Budapest Declined 3. d5 b5!?
1. d4 Nf6  2. c4 e5  3. d5 b5 is a new way for Black to counter declining the Budapest with 3. d5.
In the following line (not all of which is necessarily  forced) after 3...b5  4. cxb5 a6  5. bxa...

Started 06/12/11 at 20:42:20 by George Jempty
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By: George Jempty
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Line against the Albin Counter Gambit
What up everybody.  I recently played in a tournament and faced TWO!!! Albin counter gambits. I recently switched to
1 d4, so I have not had time to actually study anything against it. I ended u...

Started 12/03/09 at 00:51:19 by Reverse
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By: urusov
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Budapest Nbd2
How do you play against Nbd2 in the Adler variation of the Budapest?  I am sort of new to this opening but it seems to make black's attack much tougher.

Started 07/23/10 at 01:15:42 by vasilicus
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budapest declined
That move has to be bad but I struggle to find how black does continue aggressively after 1.d4 Cf6 2.c4 e5 3.d5
Classical continuation I encountered: 3...Fc5 4.e3 and then I found it difficult to...

Started 06/19/10 at 08:09:23 by jeome
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By: SWJediknight
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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
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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, Alekhine attack
1 d4 Nf6 2 c4 e5 3 dxe5 Ng4 4 e4 h5 5 Be2 Nc6 6 Nf3 Bc5 7 O-O Ncxe5
In his new book, Timothy Taylor (essentially) stops his analysis here, which is quite dismaying since he basically claims these...

Started 01/24/10 at 08:31:17 by nexirae
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By: trandism
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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
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