Bether Than The Original || Harmon vs Borgov - Final Game || Netflix's Queen's Gambit

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Elizabeth Harmon vs Vasily Borgov
Netflix Series - The Queen's Gambit
Queen's Gambit Accepted, 3.e4 (D20)
1. d4 d5 2. c4 dxc4 3. e4 Nc6 4. Be3 Nf6 5. Nc3 e5 6. d5 Ne7 7. Bxc4 Ng6 8. f3 Bd6 9. Qd2 Bd7 10. Nge2 a6 11. Bb3 b5 12. a4 O-O 13. O-O Qe7 14. Rac1 Nh5 15. g3 h6 16. Bc2 Rab8 17. axb5 axb5 18. Ra1 Ra8 19. Bd3 Bb4 20. Rxa8 Rxa8 21. Qc2 Bc5 22. Nd1 Bd6 23. Nf2 Nhf4 24. Rc1 Qg5 25. Kh1 Qh5 26. Ng1 Nxd3 27. Nxd3 f5 28. Nc5 Bc8 29. Rf1 Ne7 30. Qd3 fxe4 31. fxe4 Qg6 32. Kg2 Kh7 33. Nf3 Ng8 34. Nh4 Qg4 35. Nf5 Nf6 36. h3 Qg6 37. Ne6 Ra4 38. b3 Rxe4 39. Nxd6 Bxe6 40. dxe6 cxd6 41. e7 d5 42. Bc5 Qe8 43. Qf3 Qc6 44. b4 Qe8 45. Qf5+ Kh8 46. Qxf6 gxf6 47. Rxf6 Qh5 48. Rf8+ Kg7 49. e8=Q Re2+ 50. Kf1 Qxh3+ 51. Kxe2 Qg2+ 52. Rf2 Qe4+ 53. Kd2
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  1. agadmator's Chess Channel

    agadmator's Chess ChannelΠριν 3 μήνες

    In the actual show, the first few moves have been changed and are not the same as in this video, but it is irrelevant to the game and the conclusion so I did not include this. Hope you enjoy the game :)

  2. j c

    j cΠριν 4 ημέρες

    thnks for this analysis. now i appreciated more queens gambit series because i understand now what really transpired on the final match. Good job agadmator

  3. 88PianoKeys

    88PianoKeysΠριν 12 ημέρες

    Hi agadmator and chess fans, I am just writting to let all fans from the show The Queen's Gambit know that I did a video performing the music from the show. It was so cool to combine my 2 favorite hobbies, so I hope you guys enjoy it as well!

  4. Max Markin

    Max MarkinΠριν μήνα

    Kasparov confirmation:

  5. Superx Apple

    Superx AppleΠριν μήνα

  6. Steven Csenteri

    Steven CsenteriΠριν μήνα

    please do review of the show showing whats real whats not etc

  7. ManueL MeliS

    ManueL MeliSΠριν 8 ώρες

    my friend, few weeks ago I've started to watch your videos, then I've had already planned to watch Quenn's Gambit, and after enjoying so much the Series (and falling in love with Beth, of course), it came your video explaining the last game.. 'call it magic' , because it is..thx, I will always remember those days.

  8. Hereson

    HeresonΠριν ημέρα

    Finally watched the series and returned here for the post-game analysis as an excellent subscriber. Thank you agadmator!

  9. Mark Skarning

    Mark SkarningΠριν ημέρα

    What chess club are u with

  10. Christian Chedjou

    Christian ChedjouΠριν ημέρα

    When u look at that all the moves they do have meaning....finding meaningful moves in a game is soo hard sometimes

  11. Davidduoz

    DavidduozΠριν ημέρα

    This is amazing. Please check out my beth Harmon edit

  12. Andreea Oancea

    Andreea OanceaΠριν 2 ημέρες

    15:19 that doesn't necessarily mean draw by repitition. the e7 knight could still go to g6 and the f8 knight stays where it is. that leads to the king being blocked and check mate.... or am I wrong? ^^

  13. Cooper Lindsay

    Cooper LindsayΠριν 2 ημέρες

    The cut body unprecedentedly spot because revolve notablely undress but a different step-uncle. imperfect, obeisant line

  14. Verza Jr.

    Verza Jr.Πριν 2 ημέρες

    Borgov: RE4 Magnus:” that shouldnt happen. He had a whole night to prepare for it.” agadmator: “absolute best move”

  15. Filmthechannel

    FilmthechannelΠριν 3 ημέρες

    agadmator, " you said you'd likes would enjoy seeing at least one game from Netflix's new series The Queens Gambit.." 3 million + viewers later, " yes we would"

  16. Tom Ross TV

    Tom Ross TVΠριν 3 ημέρες

    There is no such thing as boring chess.. you only have good moves & bad moves. Good moves make for long battles, bad moves make for more concise battles.. To me the best chess is always played in closed positions.

  17. Andrzej Klima

    Andrzej KlimaΠριν 3 ημέρες

    "Bust open the position" - I like it

  18. hisokas wiffeyyy

    hisokas wiffeyyyΠριν 3 ημέρες

    omg should I be happy for finding the queen's gambit move 😳 I haven't played for years lol

  19. Max Max

    Max MaxΠριν 3 ημέρες

    Amazing game 👍🏻

  20. Trevor Klotzbach

    Trevor KlotzbachΠριν 3 ημέρες


  21. Aleksandar Babic

    Aleksandar BabicΠριν 4 ημέρες

    Ammmm... Botvinik - Tal?

  22. Xu James

    Xu JamesΠριν 4 ημέρες

    More queen gambit pls

  23. Nagisa Yorumi

    Nagisa YorumiΠριν 4 ημέρες

    "Bether than the original", nice touch!

  24. Snowball

    SnowballΠριν 4 ημέρες

    This is by far the best chess video i've ever watched! Hands down

  25. Wan Liew

    Wan LiewΠριν 4 ημέρες

    The dramatic burglar allegedly hammer because dirt curiously milk apropos a workable mercury. short, blue kitten

  26. Diego Senge

    Diego SengeΠριν 4 ημέρες

    I hope nobody watches this series and tries to offer a draw when they just blundered.

  27. Erik Solem

    Erik SolemΠριν 5 ημέρες

    15:20 Why can't the black queen take the knight on g6 ? This would leave black up in material and decline the draw

  28. Moisés Mena

    Moisés MenaΠριν 5 ημέρες

    I love this channel, I'm gonna buy a chess set tomorrow I haven't played chess in years

  29. Jurnee Ashanti

    Jurnee AshantiΠριν 5 ημέρες

    I loved how Shaibel knew she was gifted and sought out the guy to share her brilliance. He was a quiet spirit but had a powerful presence.

  30. Erni Ernolds

    Erni ErnoldsΠριν 5 ημέρες

    15:44 Kf8 and fork...

  31. Niranga Sithara

    Niranga SitharaΠριν 5 ημέρες

    I am a total noob. But pawn to H5 followed by Queen to G6 will also be winning.right. or can somebody point out if I am missing something ?

  32. Chilly Flake

    Chilly FlakeΠριν 5 ημέρες

    I'm pretty sure no "world champipn" will accept queen's gambit

  33. Mike D

    Mike DΠριν 6 ημέρες

    When it comes to watching chess matches learning chess info on chess or anything about Chess Agadmator is the goat and the boat Because of him 5 years ago he made me fall in love with chess all over again and now I'm obsessed with chess play every single day all day long when I'm not working or whatever The Queen's gambit was fucking awesome I hope they do another season of her facing bobby fischer as last episode

  34. aga1nst

    aga1nstΠριν 6 ημέρες

    It's interesting when agadmator says at 12:35 that rook to a4 is the absolute best move now that both magnus and hikaru said that this was a crazy move and that borgov should be ashamed by it. They make it look as it was obvious, but for the mere mortals it's not really that obvious.

  35. Agwanti

    AgwantiΠριν 6 ημέρες

    I LOVE YOUR HUMOR MAN! and the touch of mystic thought about harmon & ivanchuk

  36. LazyLemoons

    LazyLemoonsΠριν 6 ημέρες

    Hmmm they play very defensively I would have just sacrifice bishop for a queen

  37. Noemi Bedic

    Noemi BedicΠριν 6 ημέρες

    20:45 Qe6 was actually stronger

  38. James Daly

    James DalyΠριν 6 ημέρες

    The shows good, it adds a classy side to chess. I normally play while pooping

  39. Hikmat Mohammadi

    Hikmat MohammadiΠριν 6 ημέρες

    Agadmator: but I won’t say much so I don’t spoil it Continues to spoil everything 😂😂

  40. Davit Mtchedlishvili

    Davit MtchedlishviliΠριν 7 ημέρες

    Before resigning what if he played black queen to g6 or h7 (I know whites are in a better position but.. wasn’t there any chance?) not good at chess sorry :dd

  41. Joschka Müller

    Joschka MüllerΠριν 7 ημέρες

    Thank you

  42. Yinka B

    Yinka BΠριν 7 ημέρες

    Thanks for this video- I never played chess beyond high school and the seed of your analysis was great - not too fast. Quick question - have adjournments ever been allowed because as you say whether by chess machine or by human assistants - post adjournment you could never be sure that the outcome was the result of the only the player's mind. Finally - sad in the series they chose to lie about the real life female Chess champion -(Georgian - former USSR) Nona Gaprindashvili - 'never having faced men'. Totally unnecessary :( If there was a fabrication to be had, better it be that Nona fictionally weighing up the merits of assisting/supporting - in the Cold War era- the American Liz Harmon at the risk of being unpatriotic or indeed Nona herself fictionally forfeiting her own right to be best in the world as a female. That 'fiction' I could have lived with....

  43. Jason Voorhes

    Jason VoorhesΠριν 7 ημέρες

    Okay who is really behind this Beth's Character ?? Or just everything is a part of a fictional character I saw the whole fk*** series bcz of Morphy's ❤️ name included their

  44. Simanta Goswami

    Simanta GoswamiΠριν 5 ημέρες

    She is fictional but you can say highly inspired by Bobby Fischer. There are many similarities even the final match opening move d4 in Russia.

  45. YawningYellow

    YawningYellowΠριν 7 ημέρες

    what's "bether"

  46. Peter Kottke

    Peter KottkeΠριν 8 ημέρες

    Magnus Carlsen has a video also on GRlifes now where he discusses this game. I don't want to spoil it since it like this review of the game is very entertaining but he has a different view of the state of the game.

  47. Adele Dazeem

    Adele DazeemΠριν 8 ημέρες

    I have come to the conclusion that I am too dumb for chess. Especially after watching Queens Gambit

  48. BlessingTree8

    BlessingTree8Πριν 9 ημέρες

    Came here frkm Magnus’ video because I need agads understandable analysis

  49. nrg kickz

    nrg kickzΠριν 9 ημέρες

    The bright cabbage macropharmacologically imagine because vegetable perioperaively precede down a second quiet. boring, accurate tent

  50. Alex

    AlexΠριν 9 ημέρες

    18:26 How about 1f Rook to 5f targeting 5e



    A VERY GOODDAY EVERYONE, GET WELL SOON, Keep 'the Royal Game' high, even outside the chessboard. Fund Water Resources in Person where needed. Or jointly if decisive . LUV YOU !

  52. Fernando yépez silva

    Fernando yépez silvaΠριν 10 ημέρες

    WALTER TEVIS, the writer of The Queen's Gambit died at 56 years old of LUNG CANCER, because of he smoked. The genius world champion and six times soviet champion MIKHAIL TAL died at 56s too , of kidney disease,but tobacco and alcohol contributed a lot. Tobacco kills 8 millions of people each year.

  53. black night

    black nightΠριν 10 ημέρες

    How about Harmon vs Fischer?

  54. Curatica C

    Curatica CΠριν 10 ημέρες

    Don't know about the chess, but they made the movie character look scary, like a ghost, and real the Barbie-looking actress looks pretty ghost-like, too.

  55. Jelle Fontani

    Jelle FontaniΠριν 10 ημέρες

    12:55 why not capture d6 and then knight f8

  56. Alexander3720

    Alexander3720Πριν 10 ημέρες

    Game 6 ovation, of course mr spassky

  57. Asimobi Emmanuel

    Asimobi EmmanuelΠριν 10 ημέρες

    12:06 It is as of this position that we have a completely new game

  58. saheb Banerjee

    saheb BanerjeeΠριν 10 ημέρες

    He should have exchanged queen. At least that would give some more fight to beth. Black had some powns as well.

  59. Pawel Maczewski

    Pawel MaczewskiΠριν 10 ημέρες

    At 15:19 you mention a draw by repetition with the Knights. However the checking Knight can be captured by the black Queen (d3 x g6), doesn't it resolve the repetition somehow?

  60. Sebastian Rudas

    Sebastian RudasΠριν 10 ημέρες

    Does anyone know the answer to the bonus question of the knight at 6:00?

  61. Shane Garlet

    Shane GarletΠριν 10 ημέρες

    15:23 What if Queen takes knight g6

  62. Justin Tanguay

    Justin TanguayΠριν 11 ημέρες

    Speaking of chess movies what is the best you have seen ?

  63. Sophie Jordan

    Sophie JordanΠριν 11 ημέρες

    16:20 is when borgov moves the piece that Beth and her team didn't predict

  64. coc base Builder

    coc base BuilderΠριν 11 ημέρες

    I like how agadmator intentionally wrote “bether” instead of “better” cause it was “Beth” Harmon lolll

  65. Acesu

    AcesuΠριν 11 ημέρες

    Nf4 reminds me a psychology move by Mikhail Tal against Botvinnik

  66. JzoFN

    JzoFNΠριν 11 ημέρες

    15:23 couldnt queen take knight? sorry im new to chess

  67. Hugoagogo

    HugoagogoΠριν 10 ημέρες

    You lose the queen

  68. Simple Fishkeeping

    Simple FishkeepingΠριν 11 ημέρες

    Awesome! Thank you for this video!! 😃

  69. Theresa Lee

    Theresa LeeΠριν 11 ημέρες

    Not me thinking im the next Beth

  70. W0lF

    W0lFΠριν 11 ημέρες

    2:10 Whos he hinting at here? Fischer?

  71. Marco Brunello

    Marco BrunelloΠριν 12 ημέρες

    One town's very like another when your head's down over your pieces, brother.

  72. Jason Lin

    Jason LinΠριν 12 ημέρες

    The brainy interviewer endoscopically grip because record partly touch off a gullible gusty man. afraid, belligerent chord

  73. Vaderino 066

    Vaderino 066Πριν 12 ημέρες

    Couldn't borgov win with queen to d3?

  74. 88PianoKeys

    88PianoKeysΠριν 12 ημέρες

    Hi chess fans, I am just writting to let all fans from the show The Queen's Gambit know that I did a video performing the music from the show. It was so cool to combine my 2 favorite hobbies, so I hope you guys enjoy it as well!!!

  75. Killadiator

    KilladiatorΠριν 12 ημέρες

    Agadmator: so which move would be possible Me: well capture the rook Agadmator: the rook can't be captured... Me: of course he can't

  76. Simone Tartocchi

    Simone TartocchiΠριν 12 ημέρες

    You mentioned Spassky-Fisher right?

  77. gasper armenta

    gasper armentaΠριν 13 ημέρες

    Did you keep that Bitcoin

  78. Andrei Iancu

    Andrei IancuΠριν 13 ημέρες

    the fact that he was donated 1 BTC in oct xD

  79. Chocolate Milk

    Chocolate MilkΠριν 13 ημέρες

    "He did not only resign, he stood up and applauded.." Before he resigned and went back to being a miner in Annesburgh.

  80. Roger Sutton

    Roger SuttonΠριν 13 ημέρες

    Thanks for the analysis and other considerations. I just finished the Queen’s Gambit series, thoroughly enjoyed it. ☺️👍

  81. Georgi Temelkov

    Georgi TemelkovΠριν 13 ημέρες

    The film makes me wonder why there isnt a woman world champion. After a little search I found many comments like they are not smart enough, they focus on womens tournaments so they can get their money and etc. I think they just cant stand the presure at the big series. I dont think women are less smarter. What do u think ?

  82. Ragtime44Films

    Ragtime44FilmsΠριν 13 ημέρες

    I'm amazed from this analysis, seeing how much effort they put into making the chess games in the show seem as legitimate as possible. It's almost flawlessly convincing, even down to specific playstyles (i.e. Beth doesn't sacrifice pieces as much, Borgov is very aggressive in endgames). It would have been way easier for the director to be lazy and tell the actors to just "move the pieces around randomly, look like you're concentrating hard," etc. But they didn't. It's often very easy to tell when actors are faking a certain skill (music, games, sports) in movies/TV, and it can be pretty jarring. So I'm glad they didn't go with the fake and easy option for Queen's Gambit.

  83. Serhiy Brytskyy

    Serhiy BrytskyyΠριν 13 ημέρες

    Vasyl Ivanchuk is a Ukrainian chess player

  84. GM Alekhine

    GM AlekhineΠριν 14 ημέρες

    I love Harmon's Pawn structure at 4:15

  85. MRM CircuitrY

    MRM CircuitrYΠριν 15 ημέρες

    man, that mystery guy donated you almost 40k ! amazing

  86. AngelPopcorn !

    AngelPopcorn !Πριν 15 ημέρες

    In the episode said that Borgov declined the gambit

  87. Will never show my name, Youtube, just stop.

    Will never show my name, Youtube, just stop.Πριν 15 ημέρες

    I can't belive I just sat through this. I picked up chess last month.

  88. Pandora Keycode

    Pandora KeycodeΠριν 15 ημέρες

    Thank you Agadmator!!

  89. Raghuveer Dubagunta

    Raghuveer DubaguntaΠριν 15 ημέρες

    Borgov is one tough bastard and a gentleman.

  90. Me me morgan 2e673 davies

    Me me morgan 2e673 daviesΠριν 16 ημέρες

    the actor of Elizabeth Harmon is my dads sisters friends daughter

  91. Me me morgan 2e673 davies

    Me me morgan 2e673 daviesΠριν 14 ημέρες

    @CaptainKnight22 oh yeah

  92. CaptainKnight22

    CaptainKnight22Πριν 15 ημέρες

    your dad's sister is your aunt

  93. runeplate123

    runeplate123Πριν 16 ημέρες

    Anyone seen her in the movie THE WITCH! She's pretty good in there and scary.

  94. Raphael Motta

    Raphael MottaΠριν 16 ημέρες

    This was as exiting as watching the show. I started playing chess because of this series and I loved knowing how they did the last game, very exciting.

  95. Richard L

    Richard LΠριν 16 ημέρες

    this is an amazing game

  96. Roberto Gueleri

    Roberto GueleriΠριν 16 ημέρες

    There's a small mistake at 16:24 in the movie, just after Borgov advances his pawn. The wall board inside the game room shows the white bishop in the wrong place: it became a white-square bishop. The white queen is also misplaced. Excellent movie anyway!!!

  97. Anish Kumar Doomra

    Anish Kumar DoomraΠριν 16 ημέρες

    7:38 Any clue why Borgov didn't take the bishop on e3?

  98. Jayvene Beatbox

    Jayvene BeatboxΠριν 16 ημέρες

    because that variation leads to checkmate so it's not necessary to capture a piece when ur targeting the king

  99. Joel Perry

    Joel PerryΠριν 17 ημέρες

    At 15:19 it surely wouldn’t be a draw, the queen would take the knight?

  100. GREATopinion

    GREATopinionΠριν 15 ημέρες

    Other knight would capture after

  101. Donald Garsula

    Donald GarsulaΠριν 17 ημέρες

    Watched the series twice. Amazing movie Queen's Gambit

  102. Long Evenings

    Long EveningsΠριν 17 ημέρες

    Too fast

  103. Md Abubakar

    Md AbubakarΠριν 17 ημέρες

    I started imagining chess board on my ceiling and then imagination mixed with reality and the lizards were crawling all over the board and then I fucking resigned

  104. Asa Gardiner

    Asa GardinerΠριν 17 ημέρες

    Hey Agadmator! i really enjoyed the video, but i find myself wondering what would happen if at 15:22 in the video with the queen at d3, why the queen doesn't take the knight? it would break the draw by repetition, and while it's not an ideal trade, it does allow the game to continue and is viable for black since it would still come out to roughly the same position as white in terms of material (ending with the same amount of material for both players except white has rook where black has a bishop) what would happen there and do you find this a good continuation? i find it quite interesting :) thanks again for the great content!

  105. Rivology

    RivologyΠριν 17 ημέρες

    chess is epic

  106. jakehr3

    jakehr3Πριν 17 ημέρες

    I'm sorry. Great analysis. Someone donated you 1 BTC? That's the biggest return on investment from a donation I've ever seen.

  107. SUPER ARC

    SUPER ARCΠριν 17 ημέρες

    The first 6 episodes are boring but the last episode is the above all make this series goat.

  108. SUPER ARC

    SUPER ARCΠριν 17 ημέρες

    Paul Murphy and boby fisher are also the identity to famous any netflix series

  109. adnan karim

    adnan karimΠριν 17 ημέρες

    Borgov didn't accepted the gambit

  110. Mudher Al-khairalla

    Mudher Al-khairallaΠριν 18 ημέρες

    Really nice video thank you

  111. Mikhail Sosin

    Mikhail SosinΠριν 18 ημέρες

    Оюбожаю ваши ролики, всё очень понятно и доходчиво объясняете, замечательный английский!!!!!!