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At last month's Dean of Chess Academy TransNet FIDE Invitational, I drew this game against NM Arthur Feuerstein, whose lifetime score against Bobby Fischer is 1 loss and 3 draws. It features the Fajarowicz variation in the Budapest defense. USCF ratings are shown.
I shall be reviewing a book on the Budapest. There I shall take up the discussion of this line starting with 3...Ne4.In the meanwhile see if you can get a copy of the NiC Yearbook 91. It has commenced a series of articles by Gutman on the Faj.
The Budapest is complex enough. Where's the Fajarowicz variation? No comments? No help to me either.
Regardless, thanks for posting.
Any books on
I am starting to play it.
I have some suggestions from a rated 1400.
After a6 instead of playing Nc6 you could play Bc5 with tempo. Threatens mate.
I think e3 would be forced here.
But if you like your line.
After Nc6 Qd5 how about f5?
Well played - seems to my less than masterful eye like the white king could have outflanked to his favor on the Queen's side - but I suppose that's why I am rated as I am! Still, I'm going to play out variations to try to learn why - I'm currently boning up on essential principles like having the opposition - so this should aid nicely.
Thank you for posting!
Too bad it had no comments to help a poor patzer through it.
Thanks for posting though.
JimWestJames WestKearny, NJ, United States
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