Beat the Scandinavian in 8 Moves!

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Aryan Tari vs Jorden van Foreest
chess24 Banter Series | Qualifier C (2020)
8.9.2020, GAME
Scandinavian defence (B01)
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  1. Richard Tsutsa

    Richard TsutsaΠριν 5 ημέρες

    Bb5 Queen is not trapped you can trade off the queens at c2

  2. Harsh Pandya

    Harsh PandyaΠριν 19 ημέρες

    At 3:06 why can't queen take out bishop on b5? Why is it trapped?

  3. hyper gamer

    hyper gamerΠριν 23 ημέρες

    His pronunciation of Aryan as an Indian amazes me. Most westerners would murder his name. He pronounces almost all the eastern player's names right.

  4. Mark Bracegirdle

    Mark BracegirdleΠριν 25 ημέρες

    5.03 Rxd6+ Kxd6, Qa3+ wins immediately.

  5. Lawrence Ehrbar

    Lawrence EhrbarΠριν μήνα

    I always wait for it; "so yeah"

  6. Praise Shishi

    Praise ShishiΠριν μήνα

    The quote.... It's something similar to what Agadmator would say😂😂

  7. Anbu Damodaran

    Anbu DamodaranΠριν μήνα

    If you noticed that the queen can take the bishop and your confused, the knight can then fork the king and queen to win the queen

  8. Prateek Sharma

    Prateek SharmaΠριν μήνα

    Wrong analysis at 3:08. The black queen is not trapped by the White Bishop. The queen gets easy pickings.It nicely takes the bishop and attacks the white Kd5.

  9. n43510

    n43510Πριν μήνα

    The guy who played Black is a grandmaster????

  10. Nexxett

    NexxettΠριν μήνα

    resigning has never been "Fashionable "

  11. Charlie Dabbs

    Charlie DabbsΠριν μήνα

    I feel like I’m missing something obvious... but if white plays Bishop to b5, why can’t the queen just capture the pawn on c2 and escape?

  12. Levi Rohring

    Levi RohringΠριν μήνα

    His surname is pronounced as “Vawn Foaraised”

  13. ItsGreg

    ItsGregΠριν μήνα

    Why exactly is the queen trapped at 3:10? Can't it just take the bishop?

  14. Blood Bath and Beyond - Pop Goes Metal Covers

    Blood Bath and Beyond - Pop Goes Metal CoversΠριν μήνα

    Yeah, I just play the Modern Scandinavian...fuck all that exposed queen stuff!

  15. Oliver Angermüller

    Oliver AngermüllerΠριν μήνα

    It's reassuring that this also happens to GMs. I assume he messed up his opening preperation. That was the advantage of Capablanca as he had no opening theory 😀

  16. あきた

    あきたΠριν μήνα


  17. Sina Helmi

    Sina HelmiΠριν μήνα

    Aryan Tari is not quite a Scandinavian GM. Both of his parents are Iranians migrated to Norway.

  18. Ben Balt

    Ben BaltΠριν μήνα

    Why didnt black moves his queen to a4? If white's bishop goes to b5 he can take pawn on c2 right? Since its attacked by both his queen and bishop? Can someone explain?

  19. Vladimir Radenkovic

    Vladimir RadenkovicΠριν μήνα

    How can you call yourself grandmaster when you play such an ugly game

  20. Rajendra Shetty

    Rajendra ShettyΠριν μήνα

    Really love ur channel. U explain so nicely. A request to include loads of traps and gambit video

  21. พงศกร นวะพิฒ

    พงศกร นวะพิฒΠριν μήνα


  22. Cristian Torres

    Cristian TorresΠριν μήνα

    In 6:26 (I am doing it mentally so I can go wrong) but if Black playes g4; Qxg4, f3; Qg6+, Bf6 (otherwise black lose the rook); exf6, f2; f7+, Rf6; f8=N+ (if f8=Q, f1=Q+), Ke7; Qg7+, Rf7; Ng6+, Ke8; Qe5+, Kd8; Qd6+, Kc8; Qe6+, Rd7; Qf5 and the white Queen takes the pawn on f2 in the next move

  23. Francis F

    Francis FΠριν μήνα

    Ding Liren 2020

  24. Ray Smith

    Ray SmithΠριν μήνα

    Don't care for chess a lick, but this channel is gold.

  25. mastibaji

    mastibajiΠριν μήνα

    So resigning is "not in fashion" these days? No wonder I come across so many players who continue to play with multiple pieces down, with no threat at all.

  26. Utkarsh Upadhyaya

    Utkarsh UpadhyayaΠριν μήνα


  27. tolif jenseen

    tolif jenseenΠριν μήνα

    Uh,.,,instead RxB...then I blind?

  28. Sujal28

    Sujal28Πριν μήνα

    3:04 Qxc2

  29. Sujal28

    Sujal28Πριν μήνα

    We will not be broken sadly, but he’s the only one who analyzes it so we’ve got no choice

  30. We will not be broken

    We will not be brokenΠριν μήνα

    Finally someone.....I was thinking about that also...very bad analyse by agadmator like always only for bad chess players, and nobody will answer ever on questions in comments

  31. sriyananda kuchimanchi

    sriyananda kuchimanchiΠριν μήνα

    Actually agadmator helped me in real life as well...when some one argues I predict the following moves and after prediction I'll get to know ..well I didn't achieve anything ...ok ...thanks agadmator

  32. Jonathan Smith

    Jonathan SmithΠριν μήνα

    I thought I was straight until I saw Aryan for the first time

  33. Jonathan Sarfati

    Jonathan SarfatiΠριν μήνα

    In 2008, in an Australian club game, I won a similar miniature: 1.e4 d5 2.exd5 Qxd5 3.Nc3 Qa5 4.d4 Nf6 5.Bd2 Nc6?! {5... c6 to make room for the Q} 6. Bb5! Bd7? 7. Nd5! {winning the Q} 7... Nxd5 [7... Qxb5 8. Nxc7+] {and resigns} 1-0

  34. Jonathan Sarfati

    Jonathan SarfatiΠριν μήνα

    If White was going to give up the exchange for nothing, then why not get a P as well earlier on: 0-0-0 0-0-0, Rhe1 Ne4, Rxe4 dxe4, Qxe4.

  35. ToNi

    ToNiΠριν μήνα

    at 3:09 why would you suggest sacrificing the bishop

  36. Big Dog

    Big DogΠριν μήνα

    South Dakota...

  37. Nisjet Lapi

    Nisjet LapiΠριν μήνα

    8:18 (Queen Check Picks up the rock)

  38. ShanerM000

    ShanerM000Πριν μήνα

    2:56 after Bb5 attacking the queen, the queen isn't trapped, but it is till good for white. Qxc2, Qxc2, Bxc2, and Nxc7+ forking king and rook like you mentioned earlier.

  39. K O

    K OΠριν μήνα

    For those who do not know it Aryan Tari is a GM.

  40. Cookies

    CookiesΠριν μήνα

    3:03 If queen takes on b5, the knight takes on c7 and later picks up the queen :)

  41. TFS_Peri

    TFS_PeriΠριν μήνα

    this position has been reached in an other vid

  42. humbllbug

    humbllbugΠριν μήνα

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  43. Naman Sharma

    Naman SharmaΠριν μήνα

    What are u smoking bro? Ohh, religion....i see...

  44. Neo Physical

    Neo PhysicalΠριν μήνα

    Yes, in the beginning he has a lost position in 8 moves but in endgame, he has a queen vs a rook + bishop with equal amount of pawn. Is this still a lost position? Because it’s fairly even to me.

  45. Ryan Vasim

    Ryan VasimΠριν μήνα

    Scandinavian Defense : Botez Variation

  46. Olli Rusanen

    Olli RusanenΠριν μήνα

    3:11 queen is not trapped because black can play Qxc2 ... but neverheless black is lost due to the rook fork

  47. Safe Tex

    Safe TexΠριν μήνα

    Jordeen should watch this channel 'cos then he would never have made such a mistake. But even so it's really surprising to see such a clusterfuck from a grand master after just 8 moves

  48. Waheguru Singh

    Waheguru SinghΠριν μήνα

    #suggestions Mikhail Tal vs Johann Hjartarson Event: Reykjavik chess tournament Site: Reykjavik Iceland Date: 20.02.1987 Round: 2

  49. Waheguru Singh

    Waheguru SinghΠριν μήνα

    @Nihar Karve if he had, can you share a link to that..

  50. Nihar Karve

    Nihar KarveΠριν μήνα

    I think he did that one

  51. Chris Michel

    Chris MichelΠριν μήνα

    3:05 am i missing something? Why cant the black queen just take the bishop? Its not trapped

  52. Easy Startup World

    Easy Startup WorldΠριν μήνα

    Resignation is really not never know when your opponent bluders. So keep fighting till the last move.

  53. Chris I

    Chris IΠριν μήνα

    Antonio entertaining & informative as always!

  54. Kevin Salim

    Kevin SalimΠριν μήνα

    Black should have pushed the pawn to c6 creating an escape route for the queen also preventing the knight on c3 to jump to b5 or d5. Like doesn't that a fundamental line for the scandinavian defense?

  55. NEW CP

    NEW CPΠριν μήνα

    agadmator vs chess talk streamed !!!!!

  56. NEW CP

    NEW CPΠριν μήνα


  57. Frank Gecko

    Frank GeckoΠριν μήνα

    Foreest needs to value his Queen like Magnus, then he should be OK.

  58. Lazy Bone

    Lazy BoneΠριν μήνα

    3:03 wait what’s defending the bishop?

  59. puzzLEGO

    puzzLEGOΠριν μήνα

    If the queen takes then nxc7 forking the king and queen

  60. Nullifidian

    NullifidianΠριν μήνα

    5:02 - White has a nice trick of his own. He should have played Rxd6! in this position because if the king captures then Qa3+ skewers the king and rook. If the king doesn't recapture, then the tactic just picks up a piece. (There's obviously no point to blocking with the pawn because the d4 pawn means that Qxc5+ just renews the threat.) I was surprised you didn't mention it because it seemed so obviously winning, and I thought I must be hallucinating. However, I can't see any refutation.

  61. PianoKnight

    PianoKnightΠριν μήνα

    Agadmator picked the best picture of foreest for this match

  62. Joseph DESTAUBIN

    Joseph DESTAUBINΠριν μήνα

    Resigning is not fashionable because respect is not fashionable. It is the sign of our degraded times and reprobate minds.

  63. Amit Verma

    Amit VermaΠριν μήνα

    Plzz show the game between Vishwanath anand vs Ivan sakalov in 1992..

  64. N20 Games

    N20 GamesΠριν μήνα

    He put up a good defense even after his loss of the queen. Good to get news about the Candidates! Hope it works out.

  65. Peter deWolf

    Peter deWolfΠριν μήνα

    At 3:03, the bishop is unguarded=dead meat!? Why not queen x bishop?

  66. Peter deWolf

    Peter deWolfΠριν μήνα


  67. Nullifidian

    NullifidianΠριν μήνα

    If Qxb5 then Nxc7+ with a grand fork: the king, queen, and queenside rook will all be attacked by the knight.

  68. G M P

    G M PΠριν μήνα

    I have seen the first 8 moves in a book called opening traps haha, I am pretty surprised it was able to be executed at such high level. Probably because it's just a fun tournament rather than serious.

  69. Stjepan Dorić

    Stjepan DorićΠριν μήνα

    #suggestion In spirit of this quote, one more "it is possible to commit no mistakes and still lose" - Jean Luc Picard I think it perfectly fits chess. And also another suggestion, do podcast with Anish Giri, he is fan of your content, he said it on stream.

  70. Karthik Voruganti

    Karthik VorugantiΠριν μήνα

    I have the PGN, but its not on

  71. Karthik Voruganti

    Karthik VorugantiΠριν μήνα

    Grischuck vs Lenier Dominguez 2018 St. Louis Blitz Championship

  72. Karthik Voruganti

    Karthik VorugantiΠριν μήνα

    Do a video on Grischuck vs Perez Saint Louis Blitz championship 2018

  73. B Cool

    B CoolΠριν μήνα

    How does black not make a retreat square for the queen ? He had that comming

  74. thaman roxx

    thaman roxxΠριν μήνα

    Black could have played Bb4 to defend the queen from getting trapped right ?

  75. newp gaston

    newp gastonΠριν μήνα

    As a Scandinavian player, I'm proud to say I was never in such a lost position on move 8. Usually I get into a lost position on move 15 or so.

  76. Victor Deluca

    Victor DelucaΠριν μήνα

    Given how early and simple the blunder was, I'm assuming that Foreest WANTED to get the two pieces for his queen - But couldn't do anything with them once he got what he wanted.

  77. MuzicIs MyEscape

    MuzicIs MyEscapeΠριν μήνα

    3:03 I imagined Qxc2 was worth considering? Sure white gets Nxc7+, but maybe there's a way to just be down an exchange.

  78. MuzicIs MyEscape

    MuzicIs MyEscapeΠριν μήνα

    @Nullifidian Qxc2 Qxc2 Bxc2 Nxc7+ Kd8 Nxa8 Bd6 taking away the c7 square. If Rc1 after Bxc2, Be4 Nxc7+ Kd8 Nxa8 Bd6. In both lines, the knight's stuck on a8 and there's no 'e' or 'c' pawn to challenge black playing Nd5, overprotecting c7. Even if it won't be taken outright, it's pretty much out of the game for a while on a8. Personally, I would have just sac'd the queen like black ended up doing in the game. I just think this line was worth considering for sharp play. Edit: Also, with Be4 after Rc1, it'll be x-raying the a8 square for a recapture on top of messing up white's pawn structure with Bxf3.

  79. Nullifidian

    NullifidianΠριν μήνα

    I'm not sure what you think the continuation after Qxc2 would be, but after the queens are exchanged off then Nxc7+ wins the rook outright. You can't trap the knight with the usual tricks because of the bishop on c2. All white would have to do is play Rc1, then black would have to retreat the bishop, so as not to lose any more pieces, and that would allow the rook to control the entire c-file, protecting the knight after it comes back to c7.

  80. John Campbell

    John CampbellΠριν μήνα

    can black not answer Bb5 with Qc2? He'll lose the exchange, but not the Q. What have I missed? thanks in advance.

  81. Liam Ward

    Liam WardΠριν μήνα

    3:05 how does Bb5 work as an option? It's not defended.

  82. J P

    J PΠριν μήνα

    Jean Luc Picard!?

  83. Kid Explains Chess

    Kid Explains ChessΠριν μήνα

    3:00 Queen is trapped because if Qxb5, then Nxc7 is a royal fork!

  84. Gary Ha

    Gary HaΠριν μήνα

    3:40 I understood when down in points avoid trading

  85. Sat G P Singh

    Sat G P SinghΠριν μήνα

    #quote "Mediocrity knows nothing higher than itself; but talent instantly recognises genius" Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

  86. Andrew Sun

    Andrew SunΠριν μήνα

    Me, a Scandinavian player: *sweats profusely*

  87. Joe Zekry

    Joe ZekryΠριν μήνα

    Name a better duo than "Captures Captures"

  88. Mysidian Bard

    Mysidian BardΠριν μήνα

    Weird, I created an escape route for my queen and still lost the game terribly...

  89. IchErwin

    IchErwinΠριν μήνα

    The reason for resigning seems to be exactly the same in each game.

  90. Vissaris Vasileiou

    Vissaris VasileiouΠριν μήνα

    Its official that Radjabov will be on 2022 candidates.

  91. beastumfan

    beastumfanΠριν μήνα

    I feel like Magnus would have easily won with this queen gambit. lol

  92. Sudhanshu Naithani

    Sudhanshu NaithaniΠριν μήνα


  93. Nauri Estel

    Nauri EstelΠριν μήνα

    You quote Jean-Luc Picard. I see, you are a man of culture ;)

  94. riccardo caldelari

    riccardo caldelariΠριν μήνα


  95. Matthias S

    Matthias SΠριν μήνα

    This is why you don't play the Scandinavian against a Scandinavian

  96. Daily Dose of Chess

    Daily Dose of ChessΠριν μήνα

    Great to see a Scandinavian game in here, realy instructive.

  97. François Yon

    François YonΠριν μήνα

    When you go Qa5 you MUST play an early c6...

  98. Alexi Morin-Duchesne

    Alexi Morin-DuchesneΠριν μήνα

    At 3:05, after Qa4 and Bb5, you say that the queen is trapped, but black can play Qxc2. They'll lose the rook after the queen trade, but not the queen.

  99. SimBol1216

    SimBol1216Πριν μήνα

    Can we see some games in which the Scandinavian wins?

  100. gg 1900

    gg 1900Πριν μήνα

    This is the first time I skip antonio video

  101. leedsmanc

    leedsmancΠριν μήνα

    Oh people online are just being fashionable, I thought it was because they were *rude word*.

  102. shox 08

    shox 08Πριν μήνα

    How does he say Aryan Tari so good( yes i am norwegian )

  103. Vivek Mohan

    Vivek MohanΠριν μήνα

    We want Morphy Saga

  104. Fagus Grandifolia

    Fagus GrandifoliaΠριν μήνα

    misleading title lol

  105. onvduuen2

    onvduuen2Πριν μήνα

    No - in modern chess resigning IS fashionable. MOST of the time they resign prematurely.

  106. strangewatch4

    strangewatch4Πριν μήνα

    3:10 was thinking "wait can't the queen just take the bishop?" then realized Nxc7+ wins the queen. So explaining this for anyone else as slow as me.

  107. zsoltip

    zsoltipΠριν μήνα

    Thanks! It makes sense!

  108. Daniel Kobela

    Daniel KobelaΠριν μήνα

    Thank you, I was wondering why can't he take the bishop. Now I get it.

  109. mike mads

    mike madsΠριν μήνα

    Where's Agadmatarino? Videos been up 4 hours!

  110. Im gay since Im responding to your comment, but

    Im gay since Im responding to your comment, butΠριν μήνα

    #suggestion When a player makes a Tal move, give him the Tal hair !

  111. hasan farhat

    hasan farhatΠριν μήνα

    This looks like the kind of endgame i would lose with white. Not proud.

  112. Torisson

    TorissonΠριν μήνα

    What am I missing here - it looks to me like at 3:04 that move hangs the bishop. And if you went for the fork instead, then after black moves the king white's bishop is hanging again, so taking the rook runs into queen takes bishop and cuts off the knight's escape. There's probably a follow-up I'm missing but please help!

  113. Torisson

    TorissonΠριν μήνα

    @kittykat 96 That's the follow up I needed, thank you! I have trouble with knights.

  114. kittykat 96

    kittykat 96Πριν μήνα

    After black queen captures the bishop, Nc7 forks the king and queen.

  115. Giltr0y

    Giltr0yΠριν μήνα

    Did Jorden actually blundered this !?!? Very surprising....fishy even.