The BEST Beginner Chess Opening

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0:00 Intro
1:20 The Moves
9:52 Game 1
16:15 Game 2

Moves: 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. c3 Nf6 (3… Bc5 4. d4 exd4 5. cxd4 Bb4+ 6. Nc3) (3… d5 4. Qa4 dxe4 (4… Bd7 5. exd5 Nd4 6. Qd1 Nxf3+ 7. Qxf3) (4… f6 5. Bb5 Ne7 6. exd5 Qxd5 7. d4) 5. Nxe5 Bd7 6. Nxd7 Qxd7 7. Qxe4+) 4. d4 exd4 (4… Nxe4 5. d5 Ne7 6. Nxe5 d6 7. Bb5+ c6 8. dxc6 bxc6 (8… Qb6 9. cxb7+ Kd8 10. Nxf7+ Kc7 11. bxa8=N+) 9. Nxc6 Nxc6 10. Bxc6+ Bd7 11. Bxe4) 5. e5 Nd5 (5… Qe7 6. cxd4 d6 7. Bb5) 6. Qb3 Nb6 7. cxd4

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  1. I used to play this a lot, but now as GothamChess made a video on it, I will never play again because everyone knows of it now😢

  2. Bro gotham yuore a legend i dropped from 1300 to 1200 and got my elo back and some intrest after i watched this

  3. levy speaking chess be like: but B4 i take i want to…

  4. So this just happened and I'm wondering, is this normal, or is there a name for this?😅🤔

    [White "Guest0348512072"]
    [Black "Guest9847255892"]
    [Result "0-1"]
    [TimeControl "600"]
    [Termination "Guest9847255892 won by checkmate"]

    1. Nf3 e5 2. Nxe5 Nc6 3. Nxc6 dxc6 4. e4 Qd4 5. f3 (5. d3 Qe5 6. Nc3 g6 (6…
    Be7) (6… Bc5 7. f4 Qd4 8. Qd2 Bg4 9. Ne2)) 5… Bc5 6. Nc3 Qf2# 0-1

  5. hello i played a 103 move game and it was interesting with a lot of good moves here is the png [Event "?"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "????.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "?"]
    [Black "?"]
    [Result "1-0"]

    1. e4 e5 (1… e5) 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. O-O b5 6. Bb3 Be7 7. a4
    Bb7 8. axb5 axb5 9. Rxa8 Qxa8 10. Nc3 O-O 11. d3 b4 12. Nb5 Qd8 13. Re1 d6
    {+0.40} 14. Bd2 Na5 15. Bxb4 Nxb3 16. cxb3 Qb8 17. Nc3 c5 18. Ba5 Bc6 19. Nd2
    Qb7 20. Nc4 Rb8 21. Ne2 Qxb3 22. Qxb3 Rxb3 23. Bc3 Rb5 24. Ra1 {-0.05} 24… Rb8
    25. f3 Ne8 26. Ra6 Bb5 27. Ra7 Kf8 28. Kf2 Bc6 29. Na5 Bb5 30. h3 g6 31. Nc4 Bf6
    32. g3 h5 33. h4 Bd8 34. Ke3 Bc7 35. f4 f6 {+0.25} 36. Kd2 Bb6 37. Ra1 Bd7 38.
    Ba5 Bxa5+ 39. Rxa5 Rb4 40. fxe5 fxe5 41. Nc3 Be6 42. Nd5 Bxd5 43. exd5 e4 44.
    Ra8 Ke7 45. Ra7+ {+0.36} 45… Kf8 (45… Kf8 46. Ra6 exd3 47. Nxd6 Rxb2+ 48.
    Kxd3 Nc7 49. Rc6 Nxd5 50. Rxc5 Ne7 51. Ke4 Re2+ 52. Kf4 Rd2 53. Ne4 Rd4 54. Re5
    Kf7 55. Kf3 Nf5 56. Ng5+ Kg8 57. Re6 Kg7 58. Rc6 {0.00} 58… Ra4 59. Rc7+ Kg8
    60. Nh7 Nd4+ 61. Kf2 Ra3 62. Nf6+ Kf8 63. Nh7+ {0.00} 63… Ke8 64. Nf6+ Kf8 65.
    Nh7+ {0.00} 65… Kg8 66. Nf6+ Kf8 67. Nh7+ Ke8 68. Nf6+ {0.00} 68… Kd8 69.
    Rd7+ Kc8 70. Rxd4 Ra6 71. Ne4 Kc7 72. Rd5 Rb6 73. Kf3 Rb3+ 74. Kf4 Rb4 75. Rg5
    Rb6 76. Re5 Kd7 77. Kg5 Kc8 78. Rd5 Rb4 79. Rc5+ Kd8 80. Re5 Rb6 81. Nf6 Rb3 82.
    Kf4 Rb4+ 83. Re4 Rxe4+ 84. Nxe4 {+5.20} 84… Kd7 85. Kg5 Ke6 86. Kxg6 Kd5 87.
    Ng5 Ke5 88. Kxh5 Kf5 89. g4+ Kf6 90. Kh6 Ke5 91. Kg6 Kf4 92. h5 Kxg4 93. h6 Kf4
    94. h7 Ke3 95. h8=Q Kd3 96. Kf6 Kc2 97. Ke6 Kd2 98. Kd5 Kc2 99. Ke4 Kd2 100.
    Qd4+ Ke2 {+64.7} 101. Qb2+ Kf1 102. Kf3 Ke1 103. Qe2# {+M3}) 1-0

  6. Levy, will you review the inverted Hungarian and vant kruejelis or some word like that?

  7. hey levy. can you please play the sebastian chessAI? in his chanel and you will see the vid of "Coding adventure: Chess" and you can download it in the videos description

  8. Used this to win against mala Yousafzai ☻☻

  9. Gotham is so good that he has the best chess rating and is GM

  10. He just needs to get hella buff then he would be the toppers of g’s

  11. I would really love it if you made some more chess history videos. A video on the Viswanathan Anand-Vladimir Kramnik world championship would be awesome

  12. I’ve been accidentally playing this as my main opening for ages without realising what it was😂

  13. Levy i swear to god if the next video doesn't have benji in it i might break something.

  14. I have a game for you to send it’s a 300 Elo

  15. Do u speak russian?!

  16. To every sarcastic commenter on this video:
    Is this opening actually good or not?
    (I don't know since I am a newb)

  17. Hi Levy. Great video as always, but I have a question. My book of chess openings say that Ponziani is a not played anymore in high level because after 3… Nf6 4. d4 Nxe4 5. d5 Bc5 6. dxc6 Bxf2+ 7. Ke2 Bb6 8. Qd5 Nf2 9. cxb7 Bxb7 10. Qxb7 Nxh1 Black is now completly winning. And if Black play 3… d5 4. Bb5 dxe4 5. Nxe5 Qg5 6. Qa4 Qxg2 7. Rf1 Bh3 8. Bxc6+ bxc6 9. Qxc6+ Kd8 10. Qxa8+ Ke7 11. Kd1 Qxf1+ 12. Kc2 is a chaotic but winning position for Black too. So, if my opponent knows theory, I shouldn't play it right?

  18. Wont work for me. Is there an opening for absolute fucking idiots?

  19. I lost 6 games in a row after watching this video. Back to drawing board ♟️

  20. the problem is everyone else watchs levy so when i try this online my opponent will be like : HAHA.

  21. Ponziani countergambit for black tho, If played correctly then my god black is in a good position, A tricky line for a few cos it isnt the most common but still descant for some notoriously talented beginners/intermediate players

  22. i am 800 elo and i used this opening against a level 6 engine and absolutely destroyed it

  23. Brother i can‘t hold myself back from playing the vienna when i see 1 e4 e5

  24. And suddenly everyone on low ladder will either play this or play best move against it

  25. Just tried this opening now and I can confirm it’s a lot of fun.

  26. I learned Vienna from your sample mastercourse, gained 100 rating points and have never stopped playing it since then.

  27. My first game playing this opening I absolutely destroyed my opponent, played nearly exactly the same as one of the lines, got his own knight trapped in the corner too.

  28. while I like this as a concept, down here at 800, people play all kinds of things that are not within the main lines. and of course, being the 800 that I am, I blunder in half of those cases. played the london as white for the longest time, and it's super strange having the king exposed after taking on d5 (unless you're not supposed to do that)

  29. “I’m allergic— to how bad black’s position is”

  30. he literally cut the video to show the sneeze

  31. What about when black knight takes e4, then u push the d pawn up attacking the other night and opponent plays bishop c5

  32. Please make these type of videos & I have a request can u please make a video on vienna gambit d5 main line I know u made it but it's not in detail like this one.

  33. 5:27 cant wait for the how to lose at chess video where someone promotes to a queen instead for no reason at all

  34. 5:36 “arnt u glad u click on this video?”
    Well that’s exactly wt ws going in ma mind❣️

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