2 CLEVER Opening Traps For EASY RATING POINTS – Giuoco Piano Chess Opening Traps

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0:00 – Giuoco Piano Chess Opening Intro
0:34 – TRAP 1 – for white
5:00 – Why does trap 1 work?
7:54 – TRAP 2 – for black
9:31 – Why does trap 2 work?

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  1. Donโ€™t forget the trap:
    1 e4 e5, 2 Nf3 Nc6, 3 Bc4 Bc5?!, 4 Nxe4 Nxe4?, 5 d4! forking the knight and bishop. A beginner will probably try to save one of the pieces, allowing the other to be taken, though an intermediate player may see 5 โ€ฆ Bxd4, 6 Qxd4 with a tempo on the knight. The material is even, but white has a slight edge in development. Iโ€™ve seen this same โ€œtrapโ€ in transpositions from other e4 openings.

  2. Love the video, but dislike the different board display

  3. Isn't this the definition of a trap-being punished for normal moves?

  4. I seem to remember Bruce doing commentary with host Shelby Lyman on the PBS TV broadcast of Fischer-Spassky., Are there any fellow old timers or historians that help my memory?

  5. Chess is way too complicated for ordinary players ELO 1500-1800.
    Only fanatical pro's get some complexity right, and only the AI engines can fathom it more completely.

    We humans are the losers here! ๐Ÿ™
    There's no morality, just complexity.

  6. Feel like Iโ€™m repeating myself but I really love your videos and your teaching style.

  7. Another great lesson. Thanks Nelson!

  8. 6:47 would knight h6 be a good defensive move? Itโ€™s guarded by the pawn and add extra protection to the pawn on f7 that is under attackโ€ฆ

  9. What if oppo dont castle right away๐Ÿ˜†

  10. #2 is not a trap, that's just white totally messing up.

  11. 0 views in 56 seconds, bro fell off,

    Just kidding. Watch out for these comments and give your best roasts and I donโ€™t care to this comment(me)

  12. Trap 1: what if black goes for the fork, but takes the rook (not the knight or queen)? Seems like the rook was more important in this attack as it covers h-file.

  13. You are a great teacher. I really appreciate the effort you put in explaining chess in a matter of fact way that is easy to grasp. You have a really talent for teaching. May any obstacles you are facing in life be quickly dispersed and may you and your family and friends be blessed with peace and abundance. Keep up the great work. I love it.

  14. Please do a video on beating summer nelson!

  15. Hello, i think I played this style…a lot, however I still got beaten๐Ÿฅบ becaude i lost myself in the middle game๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿป๐Ÿ‘ˆ๐Ÿป๐Ÿ˜…

  16. This is another great series every Thursday.๐Ÿ˜‰
    That was a great lesson!๐Ÿ˜Ž

  17. This chef really is passionate about keeping his rice bar open! Keeping the kitchen just clean enough to keep the health inspectors at bay.

  18. Why is there such a disparity between my elo and my puzzle rating and what can I do to close the gap?

    My puzzle rating is DOUBLE my elo (2078 vs 1146 in rapid).

  19. Ponziani part 2 please
    How many people want ponziani part 2
    Like please so Nelson sees it ๐Ÿ‘‡

  20. What is your thought on Gotham getting 5mil subscribers?

  21. Many thanks Nelson , just what I was needing , fabulous !!

  22. Hey nelson!! Is there any tournament being hosted by you tomorrow

  23. You said in an early video you will make a video of kings gambit in depth other than 4 minute kings gambit

  24. Are there any traps in the scotch Nelson?

  25. Great video. Board was an ugly colour though.

  26. Nelson: โ€œto the Italian game you only have 2 responsesโ€.

    Me who plays Rousseau gambit

  27. These videos always get uploaded right after I finish losing a bunch of games and blundering every piece ๐Ÿ’€

  28. the giuoco piano is home to the most boring games in chess

  29. 6:43 A pattern that can also be seen in Traxler Counter Attack; to give a check with the bishop is more advantageous in both cases. Nice video as always.

  30. nice Nelson. wow you're 37 years old? I though you were younger. like at least 5 years younger

  31. Just started playing chess a few months ago, I highly recommend this channel to ANY beginners!!

  32. I plucked through the engine, the first trap is just not sound.

  33. Choose your opening very carefully. If u want aggressive opening and attack in the middle game, search for something that suits you, but is somewhat sane, i.e, does give the opponent over 0.5 points of advantage. For instance, play the Tal caro kann, and not alien gambit. This will mean you can play it at higher levels, and not have to worry about anything anymore

  34. 1:50 those are the best move (h6 and Bxf6) and h4 is a total blunder, after hxg5, hxg5, Ng4 is the only move that wins for black and g6 is the best move for white. Black can just completely ignore it and counter with d5 (I dont think anyone without analyzing it and have a good memory can find that since it is not on the side where white is attacking). even Bxf2+ is winning. yes Nxf2 loses on the spot after Nxe5 but not worth it.
    7:30 when Bxf2+ and Ke2, stockfish just said "ignore the king and just play d6 or d5" (stockfish really likes d5 and d6), Nd4+ is still a very good move though and also when white takes the knight with Nxd4, stockfish still thinks black should just ignore the entire knight and play d5 (exd6 is -1 for black and d5 is -1.5)

  35. In Italian, the "Giu" is a soft G like in Geology. So they would pronounce it Gee-oh-co, or G. O. Co, or joke-oh if you say it fast

  36. You should so cover the English. Been my go to opening for 2 months now

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