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QGD999
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Budapest-Zoltan
Budapest-Zoltan
Location: Budapest, Hungary
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Winstonath
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    • Bounce back game vs a Strong Junior Player and learning from my last loss

      Last month in DC Chess League play I blogged a game in the Budapest Defense where I dropped my queen to a simple tactic in a position where there was not many pieces on the board.  This month in league play I wanted to use that as a learning expe... | Read More

      • SHoshall
      • | Jan 27, 2015
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    • Fajarowicz Gambit [2]

      FAJAROWICZ GAMBIT [2] 1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 e5 3.dxe5 Ne4 INDEX 1. Introduction 2. Game with analysis 3. Complete text of the analysis of the game 4. Conclusion 5. Other blogs of mine on this opening   1. Introduction I like to play ga... | Read More

    • How well you know opening names #5

      Lets see how well you know opening names ! This time lets look at gambit. First if you are wondering what gambit means - its giving up material in the opening for advantage. The advantage is mostly rapid developement of pieces or better structure ... | Read More

      • Vojtcz
      • | Jan 24, 2015
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    • Chess Train 2014 — day five: Kraków-Prague: All the good memories

      To avoid the long bus journey, in the morning I take a cab to the railway station. Tomáš Bajcar, a young Czech player, joins me. When I tell him about the garden chess sets and chess tables outside the shopping mall, he seems equally surpris... | Read More

      • AdamPitula
      • | Jan 4, 2015
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    • A Scholar's Mate in Budapest

      Source: http://www.chess.com/echess/game?id=99100788 | Read More

      • DrDrej
      • | Jan 2, 2015
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Video Lessons



  • Budapest Gambit

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    The Budapest Gambit (or Budapest Defense) is a chess opening that begins with the moves: 1. d4 Nf62. c4 e5 Despite an early debut in 1896, the Budapest Gambit received attention from leading players only after a win as Black by Grandmaster Milan... Read More »

  • Abonyi, Istvan

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    Istvan Abonyi (1886-1942) was a Hungarian master.  He was born and died in Budapest.  In 1912, he played the Abonyi Gambit (1.Nf3 d5 2.e4) for the first time. In 1916, he played the Budapest Gambit (1.a3 Nf6 2.b3 e5) against  the Dutch surge... Read More »

  • Benko, Pal

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    Pal Benko was in Amiens, France on Jul 15, 1928 but grew up in Budapest, Hungary. Benko learned chess from his father in 1938, at the age of 10.  His first book was a collection of Capablanca’s chess games. In June 1945, in his first chess to... Read More »

  • 1933 in chess

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    On January 6, 1933, the 13th Annual Christmas Congress in Hastings ended.  The Premier event was won by Salo Flohr of Czechoslovakia, scoring 7 out of 9 (+5 =4).  He was followed by Pirc (6.5), L. Steiner and Sultan Khan (5.5), Michell (4.5), Al... Read More »

  • Alekhine's Defense

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    The moves 1.e4 Nf6 were played before Alekhine (analyzed by Allgaier in 1819), but Alekhine popularized it.  Alexander Alekhine first played this defense at Budapest in September 1921 against Saemisch and E. Steiner.  By May 1922 it was being c... Read More »