Nearly no one is prepared to play against the Budapest Gambit which means you are instantly getting both a tactical and psychological edge. Add the low-theory approach adapted by GM Marian Petrov and you get an amazing weapon for club players against 1.d4 lines.
Are you looking for an opening against 1.d4 that…
Leads to fast and furious attacks by Black. Check.
Avoids your opponent’s home preparation and pet lines. Check.
Prevents drawish and boring play. Check.
GM Marian Petrov has got just what you need.
Play the Budapest Gambit.
Budapest is the off-the-radar opening that is perfectly sound and will take any club player off their comfort zone.
You see, most players are prepared against Queen’s Gambit, Slav/Semi-Slav, and King’s Indian.
Some are ready to face the Grunfeld.
But nearly no one is prepared against the Budapest Gambit.
Which means you are instantly getting both a tactical and psychological edge.
Add the low-theory approach adapted by GM Petrov and you get an amazing weapon for club players against 1.d4 lines.
What you will learn:
- The best setups for Black to adapt against different variations of Budapest Gambit
- How to start an attack in the ‘Budapest’ style
- The ‘Budapest Rook’
- Tackling the sidelines and non-standard responses
- Avoiding unpleasant continuations guide
- Novelty ideas for Black
Chapter 1. 3.Nf3, Nc3, and Bg5 lines
Chapter 2. d5 and e3
Chapter 3. 3…Ne4 sidelines
Chapter 4. 3…Ne4 4.Nf3
Chapter 5. 3…Ng4 sidelines
Chapter 6. Conclusion
About The Author:
GM Marian Petrov [FIDE 2537]
is an accomplished professional chess coach, theorist, and Bulgarian champion for 2002 and 2017, as well as the winner of many open tournaments around the world. Also, a FIDE trainer and coach of the team Wales at the last Olympiad in Baku in 2016. He graduated from the National Sports Academy in Sofia, Bulgaria with a Bachelor’s degree in Chess Pedagogy, a four-year undergraduate program designed to prepare top-level chess trainers.