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Thanks so much you are teaching me so much more than i ever expected
thx, easy understanding opening and agressive!
4.Nc6 is not mistake .... its the best move.
Qd5 is met with Qe7 traditionally...
I agree u like to play aggressive,, but what if white drfend his pawn on es by Qd5?
Scaryshadow, the knight won't do much harm on d5 and it could soon enough be kicked out with ...c6, after black has traded of one knight.
es007 white has Bg5. black will play be7 white will trade the bishops then stick his knight on d5.
At 4:40 "Nc6 is a mistake here", no Nc6 is'nt a mistake. If white would have played 4.Bf4, black's main line runs 4...Nc6 5.Nf3 and will just be a transposition because white don't have any better move than defending the pawn by simply playing 5.Bf4 and a transposition will occur.
very exciting opening and terrific presentation, thanks!
I really like openings that most opponents probably aren't prepared for. Especially one's like this where just a single innacurate move right out of the gate can mean BIG trouble for them! I've been waiting for a series that focused specifically on The Budapest! So thank you for the vid series on this defense!
Illuminating -- and amusing too!
Really enjoyed it, will roll the dice on this one soon, thankyou
Tnank you very much GM Williams. Very good overview.
Can you also throw some light on 4. e6 (this might as well ruin blacks kingside or atleast xchange queens (4...dxe6) and black loses the right to castle.
Also if the gambit isnt accepted and the pawn is pushed to 3. d5 gaining more space, what are blacks counter chances?
honest entertaining analysis
Excellent incisive video in which the key moves are shown and the underlying concepts presented. Nice summary at the conclusion.
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Budapest Defense: Adler Variation (A52)
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Simon has been playing chess for 28 years. He reached the rank of IM when he was 18 and GM at 28. Some of his major successes on the board include jointly winning the London Chess Classic in 2010, becoming British Blitz Champion and finishing 2nd in the main British Championship on two occasions. Simon's pupil's have been wildly successful at the scholastic level in England. Affectionately known to the chess world as "The Ginger GM" - Simon is also the accomplished author of more than 10 books and DVD series.
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