In this page, you will find a selection of traps and miniatures arising from the Budapest gambit. Hopefully, this will give you some ideas to spice up your own games. Here you go !
In the main line, White is often one move away from losing:
In this game, White tries to activate the Queen instead, but it backfires immediately:
Compared to the previous game, White does not blunder with Qxg7, but still loses the queen a couple of moves later !
The inferior, but tricky 3… Ne4 ?! also has its share of traps, and here White ends up losing a queen:
A more elaborate example with a beautiful queen trap:
Here, White tried a sideline and yet found himself lost !
A great trap involving a Bishop sacrifice, be sure to have a look at the final position that is remarkable !
Note: This page is a work in progress and will be updated regularly with new games !