Jim West Talks Chess: Exciting Fajarowicz Draw

NM JimWest
Nov 27, 2008, 8:24 AM |

Recently, I drew this exciting game against a master.  It featured the Fajarowicz Variation in the Budapest Defense.

  I had to avoid some traps.  For instance, 19...Nxf2?? loses to the brilliant queen sacrifice 20.Qb4!!.  Later, 20...Ne1+? fails to 21.Kb1!.