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check out: Game Collection: The Fabulous Budapest Gambit with games from the book <The Fabulous Budapest Gambit>, by <Viktor Moskalenko>, published in 2007.
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<l.d4> players are used to being treated with respect. After the game Levin - Gulman, German Ch 2001, in which I played the Fajarowicz-Richter Gambit, my opponent, a solid GM and well known theoretician, was sufficiently affected by the enormous tension he had to face from the very start that some months later, in the German League 2002, he preferred to play l.Nf3 against me!
"The study of Chess Openings has taught us that Black, being a single-move behind, cannot achieve complete equality. He has a choice: to be content with a passive but sound position, or try early freeing moves.
<1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 e5!?>
This variation was invented in 1917 by Istvan Abonyi, Zsigmo nd BartiSZ and Gyulll Breyer. Such an aggressive action seems premature; on the other hand the black squares in the centre are a bit weak due to c2-c4", Richard Reti, Die Meister des Schachbretts, 1930.
"The Fajarowicz-knight creates latent threats along the a5-e1 diagonal and, in conjunction with the consequent gambit continuation d7-d6 or d7-d5, may well make White's development more difficult", Max Euwe, Theorie der Schach-Eroeffnungen, 1965.
"The Budapest is really a counter-attack rather then a def ence and it appeals to players who like to challenge White for the initiative from early in the game. This particularly applies to the Fajarowicz Variation, in which (by contrast with the <3 ...Ng4>, the main line of t he Budapest) Black puts more emphasis on fighting for key squares than on seeking the early recapture of the pawn he has given up", Tim Harding, The Fighting Fajarowicz, 1996.
<Every chess opening has its own history, its own destiny>
Soler - Marcoff, Steinitz Chess Club, November 1927, seems to be the very first published game with <3 ... Ne4>, while the British Chess Magazine, 1919, mentions the game Mlotkowski - Barrett, already played in Philadelphia 1904/1905.
However, investigations and examinations began only with the game Steiner - Fajarowicz, Wiesbaden 1928, where Black got a completely winning position, and this was actually the birth of a new Gambit, Stefan Buecker/Alfred Diel, Kaissiber 1/2001.
"In the pantheon of opening theoreticians, one of the most obscure surely has to be S.Fajarowicz. The creator of <3 ... Ne4> in the Budapest Gambit, he is almost unknown outside his variation. The major recent works have little to say about him other than that he was from Leipzig and that he was active during the period
1920-1938 ", John Donaldson, Inside Chess, 1990.
Thanks to Diel we now know a bit more: "on June 5, 1908, Sammi Fajarowicz was born in Mockern near Leipzig. He was one of those comet-like players of chess history, whose active period (1927-1933) was too short owing to persecution of the Jews and fatal illness", Kaissiber 1/2001.
-- Lev Gutman, The Budapest Fajarowicz; The Fajarowicz-Richter Gambit in Action
others: Game Collection: Black B Gambitz by Fredthebear