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Vasily Borgov vs Elizabeth Harmon
Netflix Series - The Queen's Gambit
Sicilian, Nimzovich-Rossolimo attack (with ...g6, without ...d6) (B31)
Based on this game, but moves are a bit different in the show:
1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bb5 g6 4.c3 Qb6 5.a4 Bg7 6.O-O a6 7.Bxc6 Qxc6 8.d4 d6 9.Re1 Bg4 10.d5 Qc7 11.a5 Nf6 12.Nbd2 O-O 13.h3 Bxf3 14.Nxf3 Nd7 15.Bf4 b5 16.axb6 Qxb6 17.Ra2 Qb5 18.Nd2 Rfb8 19.Bg5 Kf8 20.Qg4 h6 21.Be3 Ne5 22.Qh4 g5 23.Qh5 Nc4 24.h4 Nxd2 25.Bxd2 Qb3 26.Raa1 Qc2 27.Bc1 gxh4 28.Bxh6 Rxb2 29.Bxg7+ Kxg7 30.Qg5+ Kf8 31.Qxh4 Ke8 32.e5 dxe5 33.Rxe5 Rb1+ 34.Kh2 f6 35.d6 Kd7 36.Rxe7+ Kc6 37.Rxb1 Qxb1 38.Qxf6 Qb8 39.Rc7+ Kb6 40.Qf3
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  1. Yash05

    Yash05Πριν 2 μήνες

    Matanovic vs Stein, 1965

  2. Yash05

    Yash05Πριν 7 ημέρες

    @Thomas Müthing because world championship games r mostly boring draws except for a few, not every game has to be in a big tournament lad

  3. Thomas Müthing

    Thomas MüthingΠριν 7 ημέρες

    Where do they find these games??? Why not use some world championship games?

  4. JHollandipc

    JHollandipcΠριν 27 ημέρες

    @Meme Gazer s/b pinned, no?

  5. Martin S.

    Martin S.Πριν 29 ημέρες


  6. fauly

    faulyΠριν μήνα

    @Galador And he answered it..?

  7. Marcus Lee

    Marcus LeeΠριν 2 ώρες

    5:27 You can capture like that!? I never knew this is a thing

  8. Ηλιάνα Γκουτζιαμαρλή

    Ηλιάνα ΓκουτζιαμαρλήΠριν ημέρα

    she could go for Qc3 to prevent the checkmate and not for king to e8. She could grab a center pawn

  9. Giorgi Bliadze

    Giorgi BliadzeΠριν ημέρα


  10. Thomas A. Anderson

    Thomas A. AndersonΠριν 3 ημέρες

    11:14 why harmon didnt capture pawn with king here?

  11. Krushard

    KrushardΠριν 6 ημέρες

    Is the show getting better with time? I'm ashamed to admit that I'm hopelessly bored after first three episodes in orphanage.

  12. Krushard

    KrushardΠριν 3 ημέρες

    @Jei Marbañiang I do, why? Are you implying it's only for people who play chess? In this case it would never become so popular but it did, means the plot is good (not because of chess, sorry to drop it here). It turned out to be an awesome movie after you resist first two episodes.

  13. Jei Marbañiang

    Jei MarbañiangΠριν 3 ημέρες

    You play chess?

  14. Aziz Emad

    Aziz EmadΠριν 7 ημέρες

    This is the first time I guessed the right move, I can’t tell you how happy I am

  15. experience It

    experience ItΠριν 11 ημέρες

    I don’t think agadmator meant borgov was a bad guy he just means he’s the antagonist the opposition to the protagonist doesn’t have to be evil but they’re still opposing the protagonist so they’re the antagonist

  16. Lililetus C

    Lililetus CΠριν 11 ημέρες

    Vasily Borgov a "bad guy"? Nooo! I loved him! haha! And he was such a gentleman at the end, loved the hug! :))

  17. Max Peters

    Max PetersΠριν 12 ημέρες

    What about Qe1 as defence? Maybe it's stupid i'm new to the game 😄

  18. Muhammad Hafid

    Muhammad HafidΠριν 12 ημέρες

    0:57 He is not a bad guy :'(

  19. Akshay Nalavade

    Akshay NalavadeΠριν 13 ημέρες

    00:55 "Main bad guy, Vasili Borgov...." I laughed out so hard. He is a grandmaster.

  20. Ning Fang

    Ning FangΠριν 15 ημέρες

    I’m not the best at chess but at 8:56 why can’t u play king To G7? Saving ur rook in the process and not moving ur pawn to F6

  21. Pettycash Web

    Pettycash WebΠριν 17 ημέρες

    i feel actually you should watch these analysis before starting to watch the series. so that u can understand their emotions during the match better

  22. le_petit_chat_est_mort

    le_petit_chat_est_mortΠριν 17 ημέρες

    did you ever make the video wrapping up the television show? i can't seem to find it. ps: you're great, keep it up!

  23. kate walker

    kate walkerΠριν 17 ημέρες

    in 8:52 couldn't elizabeth's queen take out pawn in C3 ? that way her queen can take out Borgov's queen if he decided to take his queen to H8

  24. Vivek Mohan

    Vivek MohanΠριν 19 ημέρες

    Beautiful Game

  25. Jerry Liang

    Jerry LiangΠριν 19 ημέρες

    and what happens if Harmon forces a check with Queen to H8. As you said you can't defend white Queen to C6. But it isn't a mate. The reason why black feels so crippled at the moment is how claustrophobic the set up is. The rook is rendered completely useless in that corner. As long as she opens the game up just a bit more, it won't feel so one sided at least.

  26. Jerry Liang

    Jerry LiangΠριν 19 ημέρες

    At this check, White only has the option of King to G1 or G3, if G3 is played then Harmon can follow up with Queen to E5 and effectively destroy white's chokehold. If G1 is played then she should go Rook to E8 which will definitely alarm white. The solution is rather simple though. White pawn to F3 can prevent a rook queen mate but regardless, I imagine this is the kind of move that can seriously affect White's mentality and with chess, a huge part of the game is just that ain't it.

  27. Jon Gon

    Jon GonΠριν 20 ημέρες

    Is this show a female version of Bobby Fischer's story?

  28. Yousuf Hassan

    Yousuf HassanΠριν 19 ημέρες

    There are definitely elements of Fischer’s story, but this series is much much more than a gender-flipped Bobby Fischer story. I highly recommend to watch the show!

  29. st33pestasc3nt

    st33pestasc3ntΠριν 21 ημέρα

    @7:30: Why doesn't ...Qxb2 look stronger here? It's not just a material grab. It strengthens play along the a1-h8 diagonal. Rad1 is the most reasonable response (Be3? Qxc3 gives black a 2nd pawn while both opening up the b file and defending g7). But after that, black doesn't have to make slow queenside pawn advances. Black has tempo to pre-empt the kingside attack with ...gxh4, like Beth did. The big difference is that in this position black has more strength along a1-h8 to connect that bishop and queen, so black is less vulnerable to attacks via h6. Rad1 gxh4; Bxh6 Qxc3; Qxh4 (with or without trading bishops first) trades pawns, but black got free tempo to get the queen active on c3, connecting to the bishop while freeing up the b-file for the rook. Black finishes ahead in material, with white's kingside offense losing steam. Seems good for black. White could just take the h4 pawn back right away. But then I like the line where black mobilizes the bishop on offense, pinning white's offensive bishop to the rook. It creates a dual play of both covering g7 and attacking white's side. Rad1 gxh4; Qxh4 Bxc3 What does white do? Bxc3 Qxc3 is a bad trade, with black 2 pawns up and the Queen again in a great spot on c3. White then needs to reclaim material: Qxh6+ Qg7, but trading queens seems bad for white, so the kingside offense is over. Now black can return to advancing that a-pawn. Qxh6+ Bg7 just forces the Queen to retreat. Black gains tempo while dominating a1-h8. Bxh6+ is the more likely attack. Yet the check doesn't buy tempo due to the hanging e1 rook. Instead of moving the bishop back to block, black can just hide the king with ...Ke8, which prevents a 2nd check, moves the King to a safer square (d7 escape while white has no white bishop), and keeps the e1 rook hanging. Now white has to do something about that rook. Counterattack Re2 is not available because we lured the queen off h5 earlier. Counterattack Rdb1 Qxb1; Rxb1 Rxb1+; Kh2 trading 2 rooks for the queen should favor black, especially with black to move next. So white probably hides the rook on e3 or f1, while black has lines like ...Bg7 to protect the kingside, probably trading off the bishops. Rf1 would put white in a very defensive position and weakens the line attacking e7. Either way, these lines seem to end ahead in material while stifling that kingside offense, and you're still free to develop the queenside after. This comes from better control of a1-h8 diagonal. Did I miss something? With Beth's line of Qc2, it too aggressively chases mate on f2 (which is obvious and easy to defend) while leaving white that strong kingside attack. Those checks cost too much tempo.

  30. reepicheep66

    reepicheep66Πριν 25 ημέρες

    I like this guy. He has a very nice style, and even more important: he teaches you a lot.

  31. nihits

    nihitsΠριν 26 ημέρες

    At 8:44 what if Qxc3?

  32. Esteban Despres

    Esteban DespresΠριν 26 ημέρες

    8:53 isn't better just to play king g7

  33. James Kilcoyne

    James KilcoyneΠριν 27 ημέρες

    Excuse my novice question, but I froze the video at 14:05 which is the point when Beth resigned from the match. But, she is only 2 pawns short of what Borgov has. They each have a rook and queen to protect the king. Yes, at this moment white is in a better defensive position re: the king, but only a few moves could change that. Black king is more in peril, but moving to A5 relieves the immediate threat. Of course, I don't know whose move it is. If it is white's move, the pawn in row C could be advanced. Anyway, I see a mostly even board, so why did Beth feel compelled to resign? Thanks.

  34. James Kilcoyne

    James KilcoyneΠριν 27 ημέρες

    Oh, I unfroze the video and it was explained....

  35. Bilaal Iqbal

    Bilaal IqbalΠριν 28 ημέρες

    Did anyone else think that the show is just average

  36. Anyname willdo

    Anyname willdoΠριν μήνα

    queen c3 was the move to protect the checkmate

  37. Robbie James

    Robbie JamesΠριν 12 ημέρες

    Does it work? I was sure that was the move.

  38. yassin fouda

    yassin foudaΠριν μήνα

    Matanovic vs Stein, 1965

  39. Coding Break

    Coding BreakΠριν μήνα

    Captures, captures, captures and captures

  40. Mr. Schloopka

    Mr. SchloopkaΠριν μήνα

    When I saw Rossolimo, I thought it is gonna be Carlsen - Caruana match 2018, game 1

  41. Nikola Tomic

    Nikola TomicΠριν μήνα

    I'm so proud of seeing the f6 pawn that Harmon didn't. I never see the moves when you say 'I'll pause the video and you try to found the move'...

  42. Folorunsho Ayinmode

    Folorunsho AyinmodeΠριν μήνα

    Just watch well to avoid some nasty discoveries.

  43. ayybombers

    ayybombersΠριν μήνα

    Didn't they make a mistake in this game during the show? Because after Elizabeth pushes her pawn to a6, the caster next says Borgov castles. Isn't that a blunder because she can just take his bishop? Unlike in your video where the real game played had white castle before black pushed a6 allowing black to make the exchange with the knight.

  44. Mahmoud Abdelsamie

    Mahmoud AbdelsamieΠριν μήνα

    For a defense why not queen captures pawn c3

  45. CHARA

    CHARAΠριν μήνα

    Why not to play in the end except resigning Qh8?

  46. Hugh Jenyns

    Hugh JenynsΠριν μήνα

    Brilliant analysis As a beginner how and where do I start !?!?

  47. Andrés Mora

    Andrés MoraΠριν μήνα

    Any recommendations on which openings/theory can I start learning, as someone who knows the basics?

  48. Peter Andersen

    Peter AndersenΠριν μήνα

    8:54 why not move the Queen up C3?

  49. Salvation Sal Gaming

    Salvation Sal GamingΠριν μήνα

    im wondering the same

  50. Tristan Nicholai Yambao

    Tristan Nicholai YambaoΠριν μήνα

    Where do you get the pgns?

  51. gishena

    gishenaΠριν μήνα

    Show the game in Paris where he showed her how to play the game

  52. Geor Pap

    Geor PapΠριν μήνα

    There is one thing I am thinking about, isn't Harmon's character based on Bobby Fischer? There are so many things in common, she is american, a child prodigy, never knew her father, had a problematic mother, difficult childhood, crushed the opposition in her home country, went on to fight the giants soviets and won to become a hero for the USA, there's even a subtle mention of Fischer when Harmon doesn't remember Benny's name and refers to him as "Bobby". I think this story is loosely based on the life of Fischer

  53. mmtigan

    mmtiganΠριν μήνα

    Never knew until now that the en passant capture was a thing.

  54. dingus

    dingusΠριν μήνα

    Can you show Beth vs Georgi Girev (the Russian kid in episode 4 who wanted to be world champion)? I really liked that one

  55. Sumukh Shankar Hegde

    Sumukh Shankar HegdeΠριν 4 ημέρες

    @Tony Gemayel oh ok that makes sense

  56. Tony Gemayel

    Tony GemayelΠριν 5 ημέρες

    @Sumukh Shankar Hegde No. The server boy looks pretty young and Girev would've looked a lot older as Harmon goes to Moscow a couple of years after she plays Girev.

  57. Sumukh Shankar Hegde

    Sumukh Shankar HegdeΠριν 14 ημέρες

    Is he the same boy in the end of the last episode was asking Beth that does she wants vodka as a server??

  58. Admin Admin

    Admin AdminΠριν μήνα

    Politician Gambit - when a politician sacrifices his people for his better position

  59. Tony DeLeon

    Tony DeLeonΠριν μήνα

    She resigns ? Why. I consulted Stocfish 12 and the engine says 40...Qh8+ game is equal.

  60. Cameron Pulaski

    Cameron PulaskiΠριν μήνα

    Great video! Glad chess is getting some notoriety!

  61. Tuqueque

    TuquequeΠριν μήνα

    casual chess player since very little, watched queens gambit and YT recommended this video without me even searching for chess/queen's gambit related... however, definitely enjoy your channel! watch a few videos! Maybe I'll return to playing chess!

  62. generic username 420

    generic username 420Πριν μήνα

    Wouldnt Qxb2 be better at 7:47? attacking the bishop and putting pressure on the rook?

  63. DINO92AVFC

    DINO92AVFCΠριν μήνα

    If you ever change your mind about doing another game from this series, I'm curious about the one she played against Luchenko (grey hairy guy she admired). Maybe not as important game in this series, but it was her second longest game while in Moscow, and I am interested to see what was he planning with Borgov during adjournment, as well as what was her, quote, "brilliant recovery".

  64. Rides of Rohan

    Rides of RohanΠριν μήνα

    I watched this and the series at the same time for some deadly fork

  65. Ellis Toussier Bigio

    Ellis Toussier BigioΠριν μήνα

    When you do the final wrap-up of the series, what was true, what was fiction, you must interview the Polgar sisters... I am sure we all look forward to that video.

  66. bchill817

    bchill817Πριν μήνα

    Can someone explain to me where my logic might be wrong? At 8:52, I thought he was trying to lead to an obvious answer. And I thought I found one that answered all of the issues he'd raised leading into it by capturing the c3 pawn with the queen and protecting both the back rank from the white queen and preventing check and the square that Borgov moves his pawn to. Is there a reason the f6 move is better than capturing that pawn?

  67. Notabat

    NotabatΠριν μήνα

    White queen captures

  68. Andrew Carr

    Andrew CarrΠριν μήνα

    Your videos (and channel) are wonderful! So, without further ado, I thank you!

  69. pk

    pkΠριν μήνα

    hi guys

  70. Jonathan Pratama

    Jonathan PratamaΠριν μήνα

    11:17 why beth didnt take the d6 pawn?

  71. AB isGamer

    AB isGamerΠριν μήνα

    Kxd6 Qxf6 Kd5 Qe6 checkmate

  72. grimalkin

    grimalkinΠριν μήνα

    I'm very curious about the Harmon vs Watts draw

  73. ltravail

    ltravailΠριν μήνα

    Uncanny how Agadmator resembles the character Benny in "The Queen's Gambit" series. Looks as if the character was modeled after Agadmator.

  74. rhrabar0004

    rhrabar0004Πριν μήνα

    Agadmator is slavic, we know he carries a knife

  75. Mr. E's Mysteries & Magicks

    Mr. E's Mysteries & MagicksΠριν μήνα

    I really enjoyed your series on these games from this terrific show. Using thumbnails of the characters and their quotes above the board the way you do quotes from the masters are especially fine touches. Well done and thank you for doing this for us.

  76. Marc Pilon

    Marc PilonΠριν μήνα

    Yes please an overview

  77. tr1bes

    tr1besΠριν μήνα

    I learned Western chess in high school. I find it very easy and simpler to learn because I learned Chinese Chess when I was little. In comparison, Chinese Chess has much stricter movement and rules. I think it's easier for an Eastern person to learn Western instead of reverse. The Chinese Chess is about 2000 years old and people still play them. After watching Queens Gambit, I decided to teach my daughter Chinese Chess 1st. From there, I will teach her Western Chess. Start from the most difficult.

  78. Romain Pennes

    Romain PennesΠριν μήνα

    CHECK(mate) OUT my cover of The Queen's Gambit OST!!! grlifes.info/number/0WPZm7DbZM7Mt5Q/b-nteo And have a nice day :)

  79. kkjoe1911

    kkjoe1911Πριν μήνα

    Please do her first Benny game !!

  80. Kronsteen

    KronsteenΠριν μήνα

    Black's middlegame set-up had a Benko gambit look to it.

  81. Jampu Bharadwaj

    Jampu BharadwajΠριν μήνα

    Yes Benko with b6 by white instead of bxa6.

  82. Schaeffer Samuel

    Schaeffer SamuelΠριν μήνα

    When paused to find defense for black, why Qxc3 doesn't work ?

  83. Jampu Bharadwaj

    Jampu BharadwajΠριν μήνα

    Qxc3 e5! again wins. This time the threat is Qh8#. If Ke8 Qh8+ Kd7 Qxa8 wins a rook for white and black has no attack on f2 unlike in the previous line. If Kg7 Re3 with a tempo on the white queen Qc2 Rg3+ Kf8 Qh8#

  84. M

    MΠριν μήνα

    I thought the same, White still has Qh3 check but after Ke3 further checks are still not possible because black Queen is eyeing h8... but my brain can't comprehend any further lol

  85. MAX_RP_WORLD Mp3

    MAX_RP_WORLD Mp3Πριν μήνα

    Question why didnt she just put her king at A5? If she had she wouldnt have to worry about Borgovs Queen or rook, infact it would be the exact opposite, now she just needs to move her queen to A7 which borgov cant risk killing it with his rook because that only rook of his is crucial to have, he would be forced to move it away then when his queen goes to attack her rook boom she takes it with her queen, and unfortunately for Borgav its impossible for him to win with 4 ponds a and a rook, especially that far apart, plus the one furthest on the bored she can easily remove after borgovs queen is gone, all im saying is she did not have to resign she still had a massive chance

  86. fsb2cool2care

    fsb2cool2careΠριν μήνα

    Please do an analysis of the Paris game between Beth and Borgov

  87. sreenish

    sreenishΠριν μήνα

    Any one got the green tablet name😁😁😂😂

  88. ironmaz1

    ironmaz1Πριν μήνα

    can't you play Qc3 to defend mate? (9:03)

  89. Terrance Amone

    Terrance AmoneΠριν μήνα

    To me , the best scene of this series was when she was 9, Mr Ganz , gave her the doll, she looked @ Mr Shaibel , he kinda glance to him, she then gave a little smirk, said " thank you very much... wanna another game... She plays both Shaibel & Mr Ganz , after checking Mr Shaibel (who then resigns, she moves to Mr Ganz board , Beth: pawn takes pawn, she then gets up .. slowly walks away. Glances back @ him while she walks away, Mr Ganz :studies the board briefly, says to Beth while standing up , away from the board..Beth.. I moved my Queen to Rook 4 ....check ...she replies .. "The Bishop Blocks" .. Ganz : Queen takes Kings Pawn .. Beth : " Castles" Ganz : Knight takes Knight Beth : Mate in 3 , first check is with the queen.. the King must take..then the Bishop checks on Knight 5 ...and its mate next... absolutely brilliant.. she knew the board , without even being at it ...@ 9 years old..

  90. Titantr0n

    Titantr0nΠριν μήνα

    I'm not doubting a chess genius could pull that off, but you know she's a fictional character right?

  91. Pierre Groussac

    Pierre GroussacΠριν 2 μήνες

    I finally got around to watching the Netflix series. It's an okay series, using chess as a backdrop for a coming-of-age story. For the actual chess and commentary on it, we have to come here. Well done, agadmator. You make chess fun.

  92. Mr.Dragon Gaming

    Mr.Dragon GamingΠριν 2 μήνες

    I am confused to why elizabeth resihned when that move was played because it was her move and could have played king to A5 wich took out the check from Borgov with queen to A8 takeing rook and i am a begginer chees player so maby i dont see it can someone help me

  93. Rick Mayer

    Rick MayerΠριν 2 μήνες

    Rook c5 plus a pass pawn. I'm no good either.

  94. Christian Jessen

    Christian JessenΠριν 2 μήνες

    Nice dog!

  95. Domagoj Kersun

    Domagoj KersunΠριν 2 μήνες

    I was cheering for Borgov!

  96. Amar Sukman

    Amar SukmanΠριν 2 μήνες

    is this guy on amph? amazing commentary

  97. a Loan

    a LoanΠριν 2 μήνες

    8:52 Couldn't you defend that by capturing the C3 white pawn with the queen?

  98. a Loan

    a LoanΠριν μήνα

    @Mohammad Hendawy Oh, yeah I didn't see that

  99. Mohammad Hendawy

    Mohammad HendawyΠριν μήνα

    if she did that then e4 white pawn to e5 . and back to same proplem in addition to losing the check mate threat and e5 pawn could make further advance and the game is lost

  100. Legat Vespasian

    Legat VespasianΠριν 2 μήνες

    11:40 why did she resign? b.Queen to h8 possibly w.King to g1 b.Queen to b1 w. King to h2 b. Rock to h8 w. King to g3 black keeping up the momentum from there, avoiding checkmate or possibly b. King to g3 at first, so black could have chased with rock and queen from there. White could only have defended the first move by sacrificing the queen to block, a queen trade would have followed and at least you could have had an endgame race for pawn promotion. (if white had blocked with the rock, it would have only been a delaying sacrifice) Or did I miss something?

  101. Jayvee Tabaniag

    Jayvee TabaniagΠριν 2 μήνες

    you can't go h8 to b1. used a chess calc and black loses every time.

  102. Gus Twitty

    Gus TwittyΠριν 2 μήνες

    I love how the Directors portrayed the Beginning and the End of the show. At the car crash she is small and dressed in white (A White Pawn) & as she defeats Borgov she is dressed in all white with a faux white crown (A White Queen)!! Brilliant!! Absolutely Brilliant!! And the Fact that there are 7 episodes which represent her moving forward 7 spaces to promote into a Queen is the Cherry on Top!! 🍒

  103. Vishesh

    VisheshΠριν μήνα

    How beautifully u copied the white pawn comment with reply of 7 eps

  104. Gus Twitty

    Gus TwittyΠριν μήνα

    @faruq Reported

  105. faruq

    faruqΠριν μήνα

    The fact that you copied 2 comments in 1 is amazing

  106. Александр Змей

    Александр ЗмейΠριν 2 μήνες

    Chess is simple.

  107. Reg Hunt Music

    Reg Hunt MusicΠριν 2 μήνες

    This is Beth's first game against Borgov in episode 4.

  108. Scott Minium

    Scott MiniumΠριν 2 μήνες

    That was a great show! Great stuff. thanks for going over this game, though the series was not so much about the games, but the people.

  109. Anna Fidos

    Anna FidosΠριν 2 μήνες

    have you considered what if black - instead resign - played Qh8?

  110. Nimbus V.

    Nimbus V.Πριν 2 μήνες

    im confused, 5:23 so knights pawn to b5 and rooks pawn takes pawn on b5 with b6???? is that a thing? im pretty amateur at the game btw just want to know what happened.

  111. Eva Watches YouTube

    Eva Watches YouTubeΠριν 2 μήνες

    I am pretty sure this is a mistake, I am absolutely not a pro, but it seems indeed weird.

  112. Franck RONDEPIERRE

    Franck RONDEPIERREΠριν 2 μήνες

    What about Queen captures pawn in C3, instead of pawn in F6? And why king did not capture pawn in D6 instead of going in C6?

  113. harry k

    harry kΠριν 2 μήνες

    Queen captures pawn at C3 was my thought too. I'm curious if there's a reason that wouldn't work.

  114. Loraine Loraine

    Loraine LoraineΠριν 2 μήνες


  115. Charles Reid

    Charles ReidΠριν 2 μήνες

    Queen to check 🤷🏽‍♂️

  116. Adam Maayan

    Adam MaayanΠριν 2 μήνες

    I suggest you to have the black pieces player have a black frame and not white as well. That way it would be easy to identify. P.s. love your videos

  117. Mikail Shaikh- Your First Second Language

    Mikail Shaikh- Your First Second LanguageΠριν 2 μήνες

    The show really wanted me to get back into chess and start watching these videos again

  118. Calvin Goh

    Calvin GohΠριν 2 μήνες

    What about QC3? Guarding H8

  119. Brandon Stone

    Brandon StoneΠριν 2 μήνες

    Could you please do Beth’s first loss? When Benny surprised her by taking her pawn. #suggestion

  120. Marek Valihrach

    Marek ValihrachΠριν 2 μήνες

    @agmators chess do the game Harmon vs G.Girev

  121. Jeremy Silverstein

    Jeremy SilversteinΠριν 2 μήνες

    #suggestion Have you ever reviewed the Sherlock Holmes vs James Moriarity game from end of Game of Shadows?

  122. Sri Kausthubha H

    Sri Kausthubha HΠριν μήνα

    Yup, I remember a SH vs Moriarty game on this channel

  123. the chess nerd

    the chess nerdΠριν 2 μήνες

    More of Beth Harmon games analysis on my channel! :)

  124. Johnny Pastrana

    Johnny PastranaΠριν 2 μήνες

    That woman is a weird looking chick...about as sexy as a bag of wet laundry. She has a kooky look to her...why not select a sexier female for the role but that is modern day film making...let's choose an off putting woman so guys can't get too excited over her looks...good that it is a big world out there with many other options.

  125. DNdavidsonsnation

    DNdavidsonsnationΠριν 2 μήνες

    She die at the end. SPOILER ALERT!!! ... oops I've inverted the top and bottom line 🤦‍♂️

  126. William Pouncey

    William PounceyΠριν 2 μήνες

    Would someone explain why Harmon wouldn’t defend that position that he asked about with queen to c3? You take a pawn and cover the h8 square so the queen can’t checkmate.

  127. Erik G

    Erik GΠριν 2 μήνες

    If she does that, borgov plays pawn to e5, and no matter how you play it out, she either gets mated or is forced to sacrifice her queen or her rook, game over either way.

  128. Matthias Stangl

    Matthias StanglΠριν 2 μήνες

    Wouldn‘t Qe8 defend this position for black?

  129. Juris Ločs

    Juris LočsΠριν 2 μήνες

    8:50 Why not Queen capture C3? that way she blocks H8 and pawn-rook attack on E5

  130. Juris Ločs

    Juris LočsΠριν 2 μήνες

    @Phil Adams Oh, silly me, I meant rook, not bishop as he shows later pawn goes e5 to later rook capture e5 that absolute best move wouldn't work if the queen captured c3

  131. Phil Adams

    Phil AdamsΠριν 2 μήνες

    I thought Queen captures c3 pawn too, although don’t understand your bishop reference. Are we missing something?

  132. Linares

    LinaresΠριν 2 μήνες

    And what about Beth against Benny Watts game?

  133. Morlun91

    Morlun91Πριν 2 μήνες

    Please do review the series

  134. bernardino ll ceros

    bernardino ll cerosΠριν 2 μήνες

    why beth didnt captures the rook in c7 by queen?

  135. Kyle Runeckles

    Kyle RunecklesΠριν 2 μήνες

    Why not ...Qxc3 to block Qh8++?