A Grandmaster Plays a Beginner | Chess Mastery Explained

In this video, I play a fifteen-minute game on Chess.com against a player rated approximately 1200, talking through each of my moves and explaining both my opponent’s mistakes as well as the strategies that led me to a swift and crushing victory.

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30 Comments

  1. I have been consistently watching videos from this channel for around five videos, and I must tell you that this channel is GOLD. Thanks, Danya.

  2. This man has really exquisite word choice
    "And now it is time to deliver a series of crushing blows" πŸ˜‚

  3. doesn't Bg4 just loses the right to castel because of this line : Bg4 Bxf7 Kxf7 Ng5+ Ke8 Qxg4 and you're down a pawn and you can't castle is that right or I'm missing something

  4. When i play a 1200, he plays like Fischer.. they usually don't drop pieces like that

  5. I have literally never seen a GM explain so articulately and accessibly the rationale behind each and every move. This is top notch content, thanks so much!

  6. Why do my 1200 elo opponents play like GM's and this one is making all the mistakes he can?

  7. Awesome video !!!!! thank you so much !!!!!

  8. This is what I've been looking for. How to punish beginner moves. Grandmaster games have a ton of value, but seeing how a GM crushes a beginner has a place. Thank you for this!

  9. Thank you taking your time to explain the game! Great!

  10. Very,instructive video, thanks a lot from a french viewer !

  11. Very insightful. This guy is very intelligent. He has a good vocabulary as well.

  12. I am so bad at chess and I can’t seem to get better, most of what u said I already know and do yet I can’t seem to get passed 400 elo

  13. Is bdubs with scrubs beneath you? Maybe just once a week. πŸ€·β€β™‚οΈ

  14. This is not fair πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚

  15. its already been 2 minutes in and youve just been fucking yapping, no wonder people dont wanna get into chess.

  16. That’s what we need at the lower levels no good trying to memorise openings we need to understand how to spot mistakes how to capitalise on them and how to position and manoeuvre your pieces

  17. This is a very stupid comment but – imagine if the grandmaster lost!

  18. Where do you find these blundering opponents?

  19. he makes it look so exceptionally easy…

  20. Yeah don’t call 1200’s beginners. πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚

  21. Great analysis thank you πŸ™
    I have just got my rating over 1000 which was a big deal for me πŸ˜‚

  22. "my opponents brain failed to detect a threat" πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ savage

  23. In the first game why did he developed his knight and then threatened the bishop in the next play and not the other way around ?

  24. A 1,200 is not a beginner… a 500 is a beginner

  25. As a n old beginner, THANK YOU for this video! And thanks for repping my hometown area of Charlotte!

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