The Budapest Gambit (Budapest Defense) is not often played among chess grandmasters. It is more or less a surprise weapon on lower levels of chess.1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 e5
Black offers his e-pawn which he will regain later on.
It starts with the following moves:
1.d2-d4 Ng8-f6 2.c2-c4 e7-e5 3.d4xe5 Nf6-g4
White can return the pawn and usually keeps a small advantage without risks. This opening can lead to sharp tactical games.Main variations are: