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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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By: GMTonyKosten
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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 2563 Last Post 07/04/07 at 12:47:31
By: Udav18
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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
9 6208 Last Post 06/23/20 at 23:44:49
By: kylemeister
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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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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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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)
10 4890 Last Post 08/30/05 at 02:42:03
By: Smyslov_Fan
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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 3697 Last Post 10/19/09 at 17:57:50
By: JonathanB
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Moskalenko Budapest book - views?
Just wondering - has anyone got a copy yet or had a proper look?
(No comments from anyone about 'avoid with Nf3',' is it sound?' or similar dirge thank you m'dears.)
Yeah, okay ...

Started 01/19/08 at 09:25:06 by Bibs
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By: gipc
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Fajarowicz - Bonsdorff variation with 4.a3
In my chess club a couple of my friends and I had a look at the position after 1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 e5 3.dxe5 Ne4 4.a3 b6 5.Qd5 Bb7 6.Qxb7 Nc6. All I really knew about this was from an old article in Kaissib...

Started 11/29/04 at 19:03:06 by Bonsai
2 3023 Last Post 11/30/04 at 07:48:33
By: tracke
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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
3 3849 Last Post 03/23/15 at 17:06:58
By: Anders
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Budapest Ideas
I have recently started looking to add the Budapest Gambit to my repertoire.  I have found that one of the best ways to learn an opening is to find one or more masters who play the opening on ICC, and...

Started 09/25/06 at 01:43:22 by dsanchez
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By: Meat
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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 2560 Last Post 01/05/05 at 21:41:56
By: bob000 (Guest)
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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
1 1740 Last Post 01/29/07 at 14:01:52
By: thibdb13
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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 4654 Last Post 08/15/14 at 00:27:39
By: ErictheRed
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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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Budapest Books and lines
Hello All:
Looking for a book covering the ...Ne4 and ...Ng4 lines.
Playing this as White and looking for a solid, positional approach. So any suggestions on lines to concentrate on in thes...

Started 09/04/07 at 20:10:17 by Gerry1970
8 3986 Last Post 09/06/07 at 02:09:27
By: Markovich
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Budapest declination transposes to French Exchange
1. d4 Nf6  2. c4 e5  3. e3 exd4  4. exd4 d5

Started 05/09/03 at 13:48:12 by gjempty
2 2454 Last Post 09/22/03 at 00:08:33
By: gjempty
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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 2032 Last Post 01/24/17 at 11:51:25
By: Confused_by_Theory
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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
1 2389 Last Post 06/19/10 at 13:07:56
By: SWJediknight
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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
2 2377 Last Post 07/04/07 at 12:51:12
By: Udav18
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