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  • GothamChess
    GothamChess  4 ай бұрын +869

    Huge 40% Off Sale + Free Samples + 7-Day Money Back Guarantee: chessly.com/

    • maxisawsome21 gaming
      maxisawsome21 gaming Ай бұрын

      props to you pronouncing a polish name correctly

    • Please don't
      Please don't Ай бұрын

      @Samuel Morrison everything in School can be found in YT, why go to School?

    • LucasA223
      LucasA223 Ай бұрын

      pin of shame

    • Oskar Theger
      Oskar Theger Ай бұрын

      Why pay for courses when you can just watch the videos

  • HKM
    HKM 4 ай бұрын +11207

    Brilliancies at 800: Sacrifices the queen for smothered mate.
    Brilliancies at 2700: Sacrifices material for King hunts, obscure tactics and checkmates
    Brilliancies with bots: Moves the bishop with the hanging rook to enticipate the weather next week

    • Mr. What
      Mr. What 27 күн бұрын

      greatest comment ever. You deserve at least 200k likes

    • HKM
      HKM 29 күн бұрын

      @Midnight Toast I am sure there are some that might have lol.

    • Midnight Toast
      Midnight Toast 29 күн бұрын

      No 800 is sacking queen

    • KillKqt
      KillKqt Ай бұрын

      unds like jojos after part 5 ngl

    • HKM
      HKM Ай бұрын

      @WeirdoDude, I bet you're the type of kid in Physics class to scream out "plasma" when the teacher says there are only three elements.

  • Patryk Łapiezo
    Patryk Łapiezo 4 ай бұрын +10858

    What's missing in this video is that Duda had only 2 minutes on the clock in a rapid game after Anish played Rac8. He spent 15 seconds, started laughing at the camera realizing he had forced mate in 11. It took him 15 seconds to calculate mate in 11 with rook and queen sacrifice, despite having moves like Rxc8 that were easily winning anyway O_O

    • Ale Punena
      Ale Punena 25 күн бұрын

      Duda is men's private part in my language 😭😂

    • topg.believer
      topg.believer 27 күн бұрын

      Nah he was taking the piss out of his opponent 😂😂😂 imagine having a much more easier way to win and then opting to use a mate in 11. That’s disrespect on a whole new level.

    • cxde11
      cxde11 29 күн бұрын

      10kth like i just came

    • 14Ayush
      14Ayush Ай бұрын

      Yeah that's most important thing..

    • Anish Shenoy
      Anish Shenoy Ай бұрын +1

      Jfc, I read that topic and though you were talking about me and then remebered giri existed

  • Tanishq Mishra
    Tanishq Mishra 3 ай бұрын +5146

    Imagine being up +13 points of material and get mated in the very next move

    • King Of The Pirates
      King Of The Pirates 2 күн бұрын

      That's easily what happened to you were up +69 material and got mated by a pawn

    • Joe Smith
      Joe Smith 8 күн бұрын

      Happened to me then I sacrificed the QUEEN

    • Sheditz
      Sheditz 29 күн бұрын

      @Little Bill he's referring to a back rank checkmate from the queen or rook

    • Tato Alfie Mixed Channel
      Tato Alfie Mixed Channel Ай бұрын

      I mated my opponent when my opponent got +14

    • The 69th Elden Lord
      The 69th Elden Lord Ай бұрын

      @chunk frog I once mated a girl when I was 12.

  • Cougar Bellinger
    Cougar Bellinger 3 ай бұрын +6064

    I'm literally watching this while procrastinating on a coding project. Levi is really on top of his predictions

    • zuhayr
      zuhayr 9 күн бұрын


    • GamingWithLuko
      GamingWithLuko 27 күн бұрын +1

      ​@Cougar Bellinger I asked

    • Seth Wilson
      Seth Wilson Ай бұрын

      How's your project going?

    • Obi
      Obi Ай бұрын

      bro thinks hes hikaru

    • Aza's Wrath
      Aza's Wrath Ай бұрын

      Same lol😂😂

  • SNS
    SNS 3 ай бұрын +1445

    That queen sacrifice...to checkmate the king with a pawn...sacrificing 9 points to win with 1 point material...INSANE!

    • Shreyas Bhatt
      Shreyas Bhatt 21 күн бұрын

      @NO NAME you can hold the enemy at gunpoint and force them to resign

    • NO NAME
      NO NAME 2 ай бұрын +4

      @Yora of course because it's a forced check

    • Revenge Royale
      Revenge Royale 2 ай бұрын +34

      @Yora thats why it’s called forced bro

    • Yora
      Yora 2 ай бұрын +14

      Sacrificing the queen looks insane.
      But I ran that board position to really understand what's going on, and it turns out that at this point, black would only have a single possible move at each turn, without having any opportunity to pick between even two options.
      (Except that move to get yourself checked by the pawn, but that obviously was no actual option.)

  • V1nce?
    V1nce? Ай бұрын +230

    Levi: *Misses mate in 937*
    His viewers: "And he sacrifices, HIS CAREER!"

  • Shikhar Pal
    Shikhar Pal 4 ай бұрын +2962

    This guy has more brilliant moves in a single game than i have in my entire chess career

    • Di4mnd
      Di4mnd 2 ай бұрын

      @StickPFP lil bro put an alternative to his joke 😭

    • Pisi with no ears
      Pisi with no ears 2 ай бұрын

      i've never even have at least one

    • LokiTeeVee
      LokiTeeVee 3 ай бұрын +1

      I feel so bad for you, all these little nerds are attacking you for saying career as a joke.

    • Herbuzzter07
      Herbuzzter07 3 ай бұрын

      I never ever got a single brilliant move lol

    • Zen Bartošovjič
      Zen Bartošovjič 3 ай бұрын

      Stockfish doesn't even recognize brilliant move in this moment xd

  • Luke
    Luke 3 ай бұрын +536

    As a high level player, the fear that rook sacrifice must have put into him is insane

    • Pekka Rantala
      Pekka Rantala 23 күн бұрын +1

      @Pixtlewint lmaooo exactly

    • Pixtlewint
      Pixtlewint Ай бұрын +4

      Was the first sentence necessary

    • appalacha
      appalacha Ай бұрын +1

      @ac3 yes

    • ac3
      ac3 Ай бұрын


    • appalacha
      appalacha 2 ай бұрын +16

      @Optic Power literally me everytime I play chess

  • Xavi
    Xavi 3 ай бұрын +824

    I attended just one tournament in my life. Despite not being into chess, I accepted my friend's offer because why wouldn't I. I did plenty of moves like "okay, I can spot the potential response for my opponent that would destroy my whole idea". My opponents saw those responses and beat me. It wasn't a fun experience.

    • Caden Padua
      Caden Padua Ай бұрын +1

      Full vid hes talking about here kzclip.org/video/mCfYi7634rU/бейне.html

    • Just a depressed guy
      Just a depressed guy 2 ай бұрын +1

      If you know chess a little like 25 percent a queen bait can make you quit the whole gane

    • kindlin
      kindlin 2 ай бұрын +9

      @L. Pietrobon It's just the whole experience... The one match you actually stand up a few moves would be the highlight, probably. And watching all the finals after being knocked out early. Getting the tourney jitters out early can't be a bad thing.

    • CostlyHornet999
      CostlyHornet999 2 ай бұрын +14

      @L. Pietrobon Learning to respect your opponents intelligence and ability to defend is a very necessary step in the process to becoming better.
      It does sometimes work in lower elos, but it's a very bad habit to develop.
      6:59 Levy explains the whole thing perfectly.

    • L. Pietrobon
      L. Pietrobon 2 ай бұрын +44

      @kindlin Getting steamrolled doesn't contribute to learning imo since you never had a chance

  • dwa
    dwa 3 ай бұрын +203

    As a Polish person, i can say that his pronounciation of Jan-Krzysztof Duda was phenomenal.

  • Tory Spelling
    Tory Spelling 4 ай бұрын +184

    5:40 "For legal reasons I shower more than once I week" - Gotham you never fail to disappoint. Stand up comedy at its finest.

  • Emu-Later Gaming
    Emu-Later Gaming 3 ай бұрын +347

    C4 is indeed a good move, one could even say in the right hands... it can be very *explosive*

    • Xenird
      Xenird Ай бұрын

      @Random Account he will never get it

    • Random Account
      Random Account Ай бұрын +1

      @G He’s making a fatherless joke plus it’s closer to “find your dad” than “find out you’re a dad” which doesn’t make sense anyways

    • mundane
      mundane Ай бұрын

      on an completely related note if the swastika was an official IUPAC hydrocarbon name it would be 3,3-diethylpentane.

    • G
      G Ай бұрын

      @Peyton Yedica am I though?

  • Brody Stephano
    Brody Stephano 4 ай бұрын +3450

    Levy, thank you for getting me into chess, I’ve been playing for a little over a year now and I’ve finally broken 1400. You are such a captivating and hilarious teacher. Happy thanksgiving Levy!!!

    • I'm the captain now
      I'm the captain now 2 ай бұрын

      Damn bro nice. Im probably somewhere around 500 but i did beat a 1000 bot once or twice. Dont play much chess but i watch a lot of these.

    • shouting Viking
      shouting Viking 3 ай бұрын

      1500 blitz. Started before a year

    • Johnathan T
      Johnathan T 3 ай бұрын

      @M. J.no dude, you’re just not as talented

    • TripleAces
      TripleAces 3 ай бұрын +1

      @M. J. thank u. I thought that was fishy

    • tabularasa
      tabularasa 3 ай бұрын +1

      What an accomplishment!!! Now you are going to get addicted to this stupid game and waste yiur your life

  • InspirationEducation
    InspirationEducation 4 ай бұрын +66

    Why is Levy such a phenomenon and a total one of a kind in the Chess media world? Because his combination is rare: a funny entertainer who understands his audience, and to 90% of chess players has high level chess knowledge to boot plus he’s a content machine and his voice is listenable.

    • podunkest
      podunkest 3 ай бұрын +6

      Spot on. Plus he stuck to what works for him and didn't try reinventing the wheel after he began growing like crazy. I love the fact that the content hasn't really changed and he doesn't try introducing experimental content every week. If it ain't broke don't fix it.

  • Tejas Kadam
    Tejas Kadam 4 ай бұрын +27

    You should have added Duda's reaction as well. When he found the mate, he was smiling for 2-3 minutes straight.

  • Nataniel Zavulun
    Nataniel Zavulun Ай бұрын +16

    6:40 Levy: if the queen could teleport it would be mate in 2.
    chatgpt: hold my reality warping beer sir. iykyk

  • Krigal19
    Krigal19 3 ай бұрын +22

    The fact that im sitting here, suffering and finding it after a solid 8 minutes, knowing that somewhere there was a mate in 11 and this dude found it during a game is insane. Hes just always in the puzzlerush mindset

  • Joaquín Ceriani
    Joaquín Ceriani 3 ай бұрын +101

    I went to the practice tool just to see how close would I got to the 11 moves checkmate, I didn't consider the king running away in that direction but even then, I did find 2 other checkmates in 10 and 14 moves, this was really cool!

    • qTiP
      qTiP Ай бұрын +2

      @ChupaCabra If not played perfectly by Black than yes

    • ChupaCabra
      ChupaCabra 2 ай бұрын +5

      There is no mate in 10 in that position

  • JP
    JP 4 ай бұрын +303

    Levy your analogy of the naked king and the king with a new construction versus one who had a party and burned down his house was legitimately hilarious. Well done.

  • Alephnull
    Alephnull Ай бұрын +5

    Levy: the queen cant just rampoline her own pawn
    chat gpt: are you sure about that?

  • Gionatan Paganelli
    Gionatan Paganelli 3 ай бұрын +66

    From Italy, you have a new follower! Clear and deep explanation, you are very good to entertain the public too

    • Cristian Testa
      Cristian Testa 2 ай бұрын

      Per me parla troppo invece , andasse più veloce con la partita

    STEVE THE PRO Ай бұрын +11

    5:30 I’m watching this while playing chess lol
    Edit: I blundered my queen

  • Tyler Gregory
    Tyler Gregory 3 ай бұрын +7

    You are quite literally the person that made me think to myself “I really should start playing chess to actually learn.” I would know nothing without people like you, Danya, the Chessbrah channel, Hikaru, Finegold and others. So thanks Levy, happy holiday. :)

  • Axel Hoeschen
    Axel Hoeschen 2 ай бұрын +3

    Applause to the chess players, but applause to you too, dude. However great they are at what they do, that's how good you are at what you do. I don't even like chess, but binge-watch your content. Hope you get those 10m followers, you'd deserve them.

  • PredHimSelf
    PredHimSelf 4 ай бұрын +702

    10 seconds in and I'm already bricked up this is gonna be good

    • capped
      capped 3 ай бұрын


    • ziwuri13
      ziwuri13 3 ай бұрын +1

      @Тэмүүлэн С who said anything about women

    • lol gyllenhaal
      lol gyllenhaal 4 ай бұрын


    • Tongekki
      Tongekki 4 ай бұрын +6

      @PredHimSelf ah that makes more sense, carry on 👍

    • Ayush
      Ayush  4 ай бұрын

      @Tongekki you win, ggs, you won in life.

  • Ron Johnson
    Ron Johnson 4 ай бұрын +6

    The amount of fun you had doing the commentary was a real joy. Thank you.

  • Static Lake
    Static Lake 3 ай бұрын +12

    I don’t know how to start learning chess, but I have watched some moves that other people start with. I got a lot of best moves and I had no clue what I was doing. The game after I got a lot of blunders and I still don’t know how to think more than 3 moves ahead

    • MAN
      MAN 3 ай бұрын +2

      For what it's worth, I got really into chess videos and I realized early on it's a whole lot of memorialization and plain WORK. If you don't enjoy the process of finding patterns and learning openings it's gonna be a bit of a drag. Best way to at least start is to brute force an understanding of one opening like the guy above me said and if that sucks then maybe it's not for you

    • Johnathan Roth
      Johnathan Roth 3 ай бұрын +4

      Learn 1 opening and play it a bunch and learn as much as you can. For example the best opening for beginners imo is the danish gambit

  • Abhishek Pal
    Abhishek Pal Ай бұрын +1

    That was a really intense game of sacrifices and I was flabbergasted at such big brain moves. Really love the commentary you do, it makes every game nail-biting. Your videos are amazing. Keep up the nice work 👍.

  • Caio Oleskovicz
    Caio Oleskovicz 3 ай бұрын +3

    Thank you for this wholesome, interactive, super instructive video. Your hype hypes me up as well haha. Great content as always!

  • Arctic A
    Arctic A Ай бұрын +1

    Usually when there is a 16-to-20-minute video, I only watch a couple minutes and then click off. But its different when I watch Gotham's (18-20-minute uploads), because I'm always so hooked to them. Just wanted to say, keep up with your videos, they are great! 👌

  • Kawhi Leonard
    Kawhi Leonard 4 ай бұрын +202

    "if you see it, then they're definitely gonna see it"-Levy Rozman 2022 This is just so true in many levels 😂

    • Carl L.
      Carl L. 2 ай бұрын

      Except low elo chess

    • William Robert
      William Robert 4 ай бұрын +2

      kinda sounded like dig at our board vision 😂

  • Sheryl Begby
    Sheryl Begby 4 ай бұрын +2

    I love nerdy pleasures like this. Tremendous combo and wonderful commentary, thank you!

  • ok
    ok 3 ай бұрын +43

    I saw g7+, however, I didnt even saw the foward moves, truly an amazing game

  • Steven Allen
    Steven Allen 3 ай бұрын +80

    Dude you got it... I'm watching this while coding. Had to rewind to re-hear the question @5:14 and answer you. I'm gonna go with protecting the king and things you've captured.

  • Jean-Christophe Cantin
    Jean-Christophe Cantin 4 ай бұрын +2

    I love the way you are mixing chess and humor, your videos are brilliant!

  • Sparky
    Sparky 3 ай бұрын +1

    I’ve been playing for 6 years and still only like 700 Elo 😭 but every time I watch your videos I learn, so thank you I beat a 1100 elo in a tournament yesterday thanks to you and your teaching

  • mike clouse
    mike clouse 4 ай бұрын +130

    Chess, like history, is as interesting as the teacher makes it. I appreciate the pithy, engaging explanations by Levy. I started playing this week after watching a variety of game recaps, ect for the last couple of years. It's more difficult than it looks when you have to decide what happens next.

    • ok
      ok 3 ай бұрын +1

      What elo are you at now?

    • snickle1980
      snickle1980 3 ай бұрын

      That's always the tough part.

  • Jude Morales
    Jude Morales 4 ай бұрын +2

    Happy Thanksgiving Levy. I found you from your interview with Lex. You inspired me to take up chess again... After 50 years 😋. I am American, retired and living in Egypt. You are talented and I love your personality, fun. This was a great game. Thanks again for the inspiration.

  • Geoff O'Neill
    Geoff O'Neill 3 ай бұрын +1

    Happy Thanksgiving, levy. I am grateful for your content, especially on such a rough day

  • steamroller82
    steamroller82 3 ай бұрын +7

    Gotta love those brilliant, hard-to-find moves Bxc2+ and Bxd3+

  • Vaughn Raley
    Vaughn Raley 3 ай бұрын

    Happy Thanksgiving Levy!
    I am thankful that you take the time and effort to have this channel and your twitch streams. You make an endlessly complicated game which can be explain in many different complex ciphers into something clear and easy to understand. I love how you make it comprehensive for your audience, and I can also say for sure that my game has improved since I started watching your channel a year ago. Thank you very much 😊

  • Fergus Ruston
    Fergus Ruston 2 ай бұрын

    Levy it's often said that you're a great chess player but you're also an exceptional entertainer. Major kudos, you have my respect.

  • NorbYyY_GG
    NorbYyY_GG 4 ай бұрын +133

    14:20 he just started telling a story of the violence, of a polish beast (as a polish person, i feel proud of him :D)

    • Arturosi
      Arturosi 3 ай бұрын

      @arhiA co ty tu robisz jak🍜

    • arhiA
      arhiA 4 ай бұрын +2

      @PogMinecrafter Dang I had no idea Jan enjoyed minecraft

    • PogMinecrafter
      PogMinecrafter 4 ай бұрын


  • Shinespark100
    Shinespark100 3 ай бұрын

    Thank you, GothamChess, for helping me get back into chess. I love your videos, especially videos like these. Keep up the great work!

  • VichoCT
    VichoCT 4 ай бұрын

    Hey Levy i have to thank you for making chess one of my new hobbies these past few months i been loving your funny commentary and instructive content like openings (i just play vienna and caro thanks to you) and recently i got a huge milestone for me, getting to 800 and a brilliant move because i always play no brain style and wanted to try harder you know and keep climbing the rating ladder, thank you levy you are really helping me in this journey

  • Steve Alter
    Steve Alter 3 ай бұрын

    Bro you're just so real. A real chess lover, a real streamer, a real connect creator, a real commentator, a real fan others and....and (simply) a real dude. Love the ways you present the beauty of chess!

  • Matiu
    Matiu Ай бұрын

    A chess player that can talk for 18 minutes and actually be funny and entertaining. Amazing

  • G Leong
    G Leong Ай бұрын

    Levy is so entertaining you can just listen to him read out random ingredients off a menu and laugh

  • ̇
    ̇ 4 ай бұрын +72

    I saw this live and I jumped in my chair when I saw Duda do this. Bad manners from Giri not even letting Duda finish though

    • Ja
      Ja Ай бұрын

      @kindlin i can see that

    • DHans
      DHans Ай бұрын

      @Ja Yesterday i got called stubborn because i refused to resign even though I was clearly losing lol

    • kindlin
      kindlin 2 ай бұрын +1

      @Ja It's like SC2 or any other tightly controlled game. You know you lost sometimes, and you can tap out. People, especially early into watching SC2 (like myself years ago), are often really confused why the person GG's out of the game when it looks like they had plenty of opportunity. But they know, based on thousands and thousands of games, that unless the opponent makes a huge mistake they already lost. And in a tourney setting, it's often better to just let the game go and start fresh on the next map.
      Football? Physical sports? Anyone can trip, sneeze, get glare in their eyes, you name it, and the whole thing can turn around. In mental games, not making yourself face the inevitable defeat can be the difference between getting worn out and winning the next game.

    • ffc1 a28c
      ffc1 a28c 3 ай бұрын +1

      @saimon174666 You also have no concept of high level chess lol

    • saimon174666
      saimon174666 3 ай бұрын +1

      @Ja I was being sarcastic. It's up to your own discretion, finishing game or resigning anytime is your choice. Only thing I would call bad manners in chess is leaving the game without resigning (which had been done in classical as well!)

  • kilometer freak
    kilometer freak 4 ай бұрын

    Hi Levy, love your content: tournament recaps, guess the elo, going through high and low level chess games.. all of it. But I sometimes miss content you used to produce more often in the past, namely, historical chess games and opening, middlegame and endgame strategical advice. Would love to see more of those types of videos as well. Keep up the good work

  • Joe Smith
    Joe Smith 3 ай бұрын

    What an incredibly entertaining video. I love chess but I suck at it, and when someone can explain this stuff to me, it's pure gold.

  • Sp_ce
    Sp_ce 2 ай бұрын +1

    Whenever I see a move in a game when levy tells us there’s a crazy move I feel unbeatable but I’d never see that if you hadn’t told me and it was a real game

  • Galactic_Monsoon
    Galactic_Monsoon 4 ай бұрын

    I discovered your channel about 1 week ago, and it got me into chess. Still 400, but I think your analysis of games helps my thinking process. Whatever you do keep posting!

  • drokran kz
    drokran kz Ай бұрын

    Another fun line: after f6+, if giri had played Kg8, Duda sacrifices with Bh7 to get the king in a position to get mated by the queen, and if Kh8, Ng6 forces Giri to take the bishop and get mated with Qh5+ Kg7 Qh8+ Kf7 Qg7+ Ke8 Qe7#. Duda calculated all of these lines with 2 minutes on his clock before sacrificing the rook, this man is just insane.

  • M1le
    M1le 4 ай бұрын +113

    Your videos are always making my day better.😀 Thank you Levy

    • Jake Nadel
      Jake Nadel 3 ай бұрын +1

      Bro has the fortnite pfp

  • Kamal Gomes
    Kamal Gomes Ай бұрын

    Man, This Video made me so freaking hyped. Every time that Levy was going wild I was just going crazy myself bc those moves were incredible

  • Shane Tackett
    Shane Tackett 4 ай бұрын

    Levy your hard to understand at my level, but you are super fun to watch. Thanks for another passionate video!

  • SuperSwordman 03
    SuperSwordman 03 2 ай бұрын

    Thanks for the laughs Levi. I love your commentary

  • juanholad34
    juanholad34 3 ай бұрын

    Hey Levi, thanks for being so charismatic, if it wasn’t for you chess would be so boring, I love your content so much, thanks to you I’m about to break 1000 elo, you’re the best chess teacher in youtube and you make chess fun, thanks for being who you are!

  • Payton McMoore
    Payton McMoore Ай бұрын

    Got into chess about 4 months ago and i love your vids Levy. The energy of THE ROOOOOK! So awesome. Appreciate the humor as well keep it coming bro 🤙🏾

  • The Pokemaster
    The Pokemaster 4 ай бұрын +30

    For legal reason, very funny video Levy. Your entertainment ability is magical :)

  • S. S.
    S. S. 2 ай бұрын

    Man, I started playing chess seriously in the past 20-30 days and I found your channel. You were not only so damn good with the knowledge but your commentary is so hilarious. In fact, initially, I watched your videos only because I want to laugh lol.

  • andrew cobb
    andrew cobb 3 ай бұрын

    Vigorous, engaging commentary. Spot on. I'd call mate in 11 if I set up correctly.

  • Cinnamon Toast Crunch guy has seen some things

    “The queen is not just going to trampoline over its own pawn. It can’t just like-it can’t teleport.”
    ChatGPT: Umm, actually….

  • Rzm72个
    Rzm72个 3 ай бұрын

    I started playing this may and I’m already at 1300 because of you, thank you man :)

  • Robert Ehrenworth
    Robert Ehrenworth 3 ай бұрын

    Wow, that 11 move mate is one for the anthology collections. Superb!

  • Kaioken
    Kaioken 4 ай бұрын +17

    You’re the most entertaining chess content creator. Your humor mixed with chess knowledge is unmatched.

  • Toby McPherson
    Toby McPherson 3 ай бұрын

    Thank you to gotham, got me into chess a year and a half ago and I just today broke 1700!!! I have loved watching you grow aswell and can't wait to see were my chess and this channel go! Much Love from San Diego ❤️

  • Crusader2k
    Crusader2k 4 ай бұрын

    Consistently the best chess creator. Thanks for the content Levy.

  • Daluba
    Daluba Ай бұрын

    This man has such a passion for a board game
    Gotta respect it

  • Stree eetz
    Stree eetz 3 ай бұрын

    Levy thanks for introducing me to chess. I’m 1300 as I was when I found you and still hang pieces. ❤️

  • Noob in Progres
    Noob in Progres 3 ай бұрын +15

    Damas y caballeros no voy a escribir en inglés pero aprendí bastante gracias a este canal desde que lo descubrí (8 meses más o menos) pero mejore bastante gracias a Levy pero yo sigo siendo bastante malo.
    Espero siempre tus vídeos y gracias por el trabajo

    • appalacha
      appalacha 2 ай бұрын +2

      don't worry, I don't speak Spanish, but I there is always Google Translate, so I can read pretty much anything anyone writes.

  • Flatbread42
    Flatbread42 4 ай бұрын +47

    Hey for everyone considering an e4 or d4 course allow me to regale you with the differences.
    e4 is much more in depth and specific, it will be more powerful imo and catch people less prepared than d4. However, there are not many overlapping ideas. Every move can make a whole different variation and it takes a lot of studying.
    d4 is much easier to learn and throughout Levy says “if you forget and just get your set up you’ll have an okay position.” It’s a lot more idea based and still has some cool traps but is less aggressive feeling.
    Both are good, but if you’re busy I’d recommend d4, if you’re more dedicated, I’d recommend e4, or you can choose which ever one you’ve learned from videos to get a deeper understanding.

    • Flatbread42
      Flatbread42 3 ай бұрын

      @Kit I don’t but I think Levy is working on an English course that probably uses the Reti move order

    • Kit
      Kit 3 ай бұрын

      @Flatbread42 do you know of any reti courses at all? I love the opening cuz the only moves I see rn are 1. d5 or moves that let me get the english for free

    • Blake Lieberg
      Blake Lieberg 4 ай бұрын

      As a London player this advice is sound.

    • Flatbread42
      Flatbread42 4 ай бұрын +9

      @Tjitse Koster oh yeah, 100%, I’m just talking ab Levy’s courses. I tried e4 and it was just a lot given me being in school so I switched to his d4 course and am having success with it. But yeah, the Vienna is pretty cool.

    • Tjitse Koster
      Tjitse Koster 4 ай бұрын +3

      It's good advice, but if you're looking for a relative easy to learn opening with E4, I suggest the Vienna. Yes, there are many different variations, but at the beginner level, many will fall for the Vienna gambit and the position kinda plays itself after that. You can still lose, but they will be quick games, so you will learn fast. Just my two cents.
      Also, the Queens Gambit has a lot of compliated variations also, and that's a D4 opening. For a solid D4 opening, just play the London.

  • Thomas Rochefort
    Thomas Rochefort 3 ай бұрын

    gotham, you're probably the reason I still play chess. I don't think I would have kept playing for so long if it wasn't for your content, it would probably just have been a phase that would have died out at about the same time as the queen's gambit hype.

  • OBITO_99
    OBITO_99 Ай бұрын

    As a 700 rated player watching these matches felt like watching the battle of gods 🛐

  • slax59
    slax59 3 ай бұрын

    Levy opens by giving us valuable advice on life using chess, then does great analysis of the game.

  • Matt Telgen
    Matt Telgen 3 ай бұрын +1

    Sometimes you just love to enjoy an amazing mate from some high level players, so good.

  • R Discipulo
    R Discipulo 3 ай бұрын

    Thank you Levy! awesome coverage.

  • EXoTic Boii
    EXoTic Boii 4 ай бұрын +7

    Good god!! The dopamine rush I got from this checkmate got me running on all 3 legs!! Cheers to JKD, Anish and Levi for bringing us this amazing chess game.
    Now I gotta add happy thanksgiving to y’all… for legal reasons apparently

  • UniverseTime
    UniverseTime 4 ай бұрын +8

    Can we all appreciate the fact levy posted on thanksgiving??? He did not have to do that but he did it for us! We love You levy! Happy thanksgiving!!

    • snickle1980
      snickle1980 3 ай бұрын +1

      I wont give him a full standing ovation, but I'll give him some kudos for pressing the upload button on the 24th, ya know?
      Would you like some kudos? Very crunchy.

  • Gregor MYC
    Gregor MYC 4 ай бұрын

    Happy Thanksgiving!
    I returned to Chess because of you and started playing the Vienna (partly because I live there). Thanks for your great content.

  • Benjamin Grody
    Benjamin Grody Ай бұрын

    As a big fan of the UFC, I love the fact that he uses so many MMA analogy’s. Thank you Levy

  • Kieran Brennan
    Kieran Brennan 4 ай бұрын

    Man sometimes I see tactics implemented perfectly against world class opponents and I remember my calculations that made me lose my queen in three moves.

  • Gourab Dutta
    Gourab Dutta 3 ай бұрын +1

    Thank you so so so much leavy
    You always motivate me for getting better

  • PornstarCheese
    PornstarCheese 4 ай бұрын +6

    Thanks Levy for the work and dedication you put into your videos and the chess community. You bring joy and knowledge in a striking manner. Have yourself and all subs a wonderful Thanksgiving! Stay Blessed!

  • Cashew Hobbiticus
    Cashew Hobbiticus 4 ай бұрын

    I dont celebrate thanksgiving but i want to thank you for the extra good chess content and positivity
    Also, why arent you making recaps of the recent games fabi vs giri

  • Young G
    Young G 3 ай бұрын

    In that pause the video moment Levy, I also found another winning move although it wasn't a forced mate it was a rook sac and the move was knight to c6

  • Bereli Yusuf
    Bereli Yusuf 3 ай бұрын +29

    Someone once Said in a video “playing chess is good but playing chess good is a waste of life” he really is right man How can he find this in 15 seconds 😮

    • Martim Salvador
      Martim Salvador 2 ай бұрын

      Yep, Paul Murphy 😌

    • Bereli Yusuf
      Bereli Yusuf 2 ай бұрын

      @Doot doo Doot ye ık but ım not that of a chess nerd (not calling u nerd btw) to try finding it

    • Doot doo Doot
      Doot doo Doot 2 ай бұрын +12

      No, he said "The ability to play chess is the sign of a gentleman. The ability to play chess well is the sign of a wasted life."

  • Shingadwyin
    Shingadwyin 4 ай бұрын

    Thank you Levy, you are a light in this dark world.

  • Triston Loux
    Triston Loux 3 ай бұрын

    It’s things like this that make me realize how deep the game of chess is beyond what I can even comprehend

  • Jason Pound
    Jason Pound 4 ай бұрын +4

    Thankful for your channel. I would not have even noticed the brilliance without your shared insight each step of the way. It is fun to watch a passionate expert reveal how they view the game. Keep ‘‘em coming.👏

  • Dick Macgurn
    Dick Macgurn 4 ай бұрын

    Gotta admit, that was a sick combo 💪😅🙏🙏!!!!!!

  • The Modern Day Gamer
    The Modern Day Gamer 3 ай бұрын

    I just started learning chess today. Legit today thanksgiving 2022. Been wanting to learn but never had access to a board never got taught. Found your beginners guide. Excited to learn thanks

  • Þe Godfather
    Þe Godfather 2 ай бұрын

    There Is just something so special about it when you see that double !! In your chess analysis

  • Fayeted
    Fayeted 4 ай бұрын

    Yo the chessly is really good. It's like his openings videos but interactive and more detailed.

  • Giedrius Petrikenas
    Giedrius Petrikenas Ай бұрын

    I'm so glad I found your channel, you inspired me to learn the art of chess... it doesn't matter that I'm old, stupid as a shoe sole :), I'll still learn just because it's so beautiful... and especially with your comments :)

  • Thinot Mandresy
    Thinot Mandresy 4 ай бұрын +14

    I love GothamChess, I love Gotham, I love Levy, Lucy and Benjie, I love chess, I love y'all. I'm so glad I found this channel :)

  • Syimir Adani
    Syimir Adani 3 ай бұрын

    suddenly i remembered a game where Dubov found checkmate in 13. these guys are beast

  • AimlockZ
    AimlockZ 2 ай бұрын

    This dude is so amazingly good at describing what to do in chess situations