Number of games in database: 5
Years covered: 1929 to 1932
Overall record: +3 -1 =1 (70.0%)*
* Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games
Based on games in the database; may be incomplete.
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|A51|| ||Budapest Gambit (2 games)|
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|Sep-01-08|| ||whiteshark: Sammi Fajarowicz (* 5. Juni 1908 in Möckern/(Leipzig), † 4. Juli 1940 in Leipzig) was a German chess master.|
|Nov-14-10|| ||meppi: this variation is more of a 'true' gambit, because the gambited pawn cannot be easily recovered like with the more common Ng4 more. the move Bb4 is usually a good idea in the fajarowizc game and also ideas involving an early d5 are good. |
if white plays Nc3 early without backing the horse up, capture with the Ne4 horse and give doubled c pawns to go with the doubled e pawns.
this is fun to play, and a good choice for black.
|Feb-03-11|| ||chesschampion11: Everyone knows the ♕ trap in this gambit right?, so after:1 d4 ♘f6 2 c4 e5 3 dxe5 ♘e4 4 ♘f3 b6 5♕d5 ♗b7 6 ♕xb7 ♘c6, the threat from black is to win the ♕ with...♘c5, but after 7.♘d4! , it appears that black has trapt himself! there could follow: 7...♗b4+ 8 ♘c3! ♘xc3 9 ♘xc6 dxc6 10 ♕xc6+ ♔f8 11 ♗d2, and white is 2 pawns up|
|Sep-01-12|| ||Karpova: He won the 1933 Leipzig City Championship with 9.5/11 ahead of Kurt Krause with 8.5 and Blümich with 8.0) points.|
From page 141 of the 1933 'Neue Wiener Schachzeitung'
|Dec-22-13|| ||Stonehenge: In a very interesting adjourned game between Sonja Graf and her compatriot Fajarowitz, the position was put down wrongly in the sealed envelope.|
|Dec-22-13|| ||whiteshark: < Fajarowicz-Gambit> |
"It was the German player Sammi Fajarowicz who drew attention to the possibility of this ingenious move [i.e. <3... Ne4>], playing it for the first time against Steiner in the Wiesbaden tournament of 1928.
<1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e5 3. dxe5 Ne4 4. Qc2 d5 5. exd6 Bf5 6. Qa4+>
There followed <6...Nc6 7. Nf3 Bxd6 8. a3 Qf6 9. g3 0-0-0 10. Nbd2
Nc5 11. Qdl Rhe8 12.Bg2 Bd3! 13 e3 Be5 14. Nxe5 Nxe5 15. f4 Bxc4>,
with a won game."
But according to the German Wiki, Fajarowicz finally lost this game.
"This was the first time the Fajarowicz system was used in a serious tournament game."
Game fragment/quotes from <The Budapest for the Tournament Player> by Mikhail Tseitlin and Igor Glaskov, Batsford 1992
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