Learn the London System | 10-Minute Chess Openings

Learn the London System in ~10 minutes. Like the video, write a comment 🙂

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  1. Thank you for conveying the ideas so clearly and positively – you have enthused me to play this more!!!

  2. Donald from UYO,Akwa Ibom state, Nigeria,beginner,tryna get a feel for something I can play comfortably.nice breakdown boss and I love ur humor.

  3. Great introduction 🤘 I have always loved playing the London system due to the open and dynamic games I get. It’s fun to play.
    Watching from Kolding, Denmark 🇩🇰

  4. [Event "AI Factory's Chess"]

    [Site "Android Device"]

    [Date "2022.05.21"]

    [Round "1"]

    [White "You"]

    [Black "Cpu (7)"]

    [PlyCount "23"]

    [Result "1-0"]

    1. e4 e6 2. d3 c5 3. Nf3 d5 4. e5 Nc6 5. Nc3 f6

    6. Bf4 g5 7. Bg3 g4 8. Nd2 fxe5 9. Qxg4 h5 10. Qg6+ Kd7

    11. Qf7+ Kd6 12. Nb5# 1-0

    I felt like I screwed up bad with BFF until I saw the mate …. what happened?

  5. Thanks for your info. I’m from Texarkana Arkansas

  6. Please make a reverse London for black in this 10-minute format. Thanks for all the wonderful instruction.

  7. Mykolayiv, ua
    actually love your stuff. it's helpfull and enjoyable, thanks

  8. I play the Accelerated London System as white and my first move is 1. d4, I hate the Old Benoni(c5) and the Englund gambit(e5) and one time someone played the modern defense and I was uncomfortable. My favorite response(from the opponent) to the London is either d5 or nf6.

    In the London I always try to control the e-file, with a bishop-knight pair attacking e4 and e5, with the idea to plop the knight on e5 to set up a trade-train which comes out in my favor like 90 percent of the time. My favorite over all moves in the London is either ne5, as explained above or the dark-squared bishop exchange on g3(takes with the h pawn) so that the h-file is opened for my rook and then I can attack the opponent's h-pawn with my queen(If he/she short castles), if you exchange the bishop on g3, it is one of the rare cases in the London where you castle long. Also, in the middle game, you don't want the opponent's knight on f6, it is rather annoying, neither do you want them to long castle. I highly recommend an early light squared bishop trade on d3.

    When playing black, I play the Scandinavian(not comfortable with Caro-Kann) or French Defense.

    Learning the Vienna these days and Ruy Lopez also.

  9. Wow! so the london is just a brother of the stonewall. Intresting

  10. Watching from my country Bangladesh, and my city- Dhaka.

  11. i wanna know what if enemy does not castle then what ttt ???

  12. Gotham reminds me of Borris from Goldeneye. You might even say he is “INVINCIBLE” at chess.

  13. Bucharest, Romania 🇷🇴 Thanks for your wonderful energy and teaching skills. I like to watch your videos before going to sleep. They are inspiring. Keep showing us your love for this game 😉

  14. watching in Taiwan. You are a great teacher!

  15. i had a question about 3:48: why wouldn’t queen just take the knight after moving knight B5? seems like a free piece to me since there isn’t any way to defend the knight, and rook had not moved over to B yet.

  16. I've been using this opening, and it's SO good… you do have be wary of opening yourself up to a queen side pawn push though.

  17. I played a cheater yesterday night … turned him in …lol

  18. I watch a ton of YouTube, in particular I enjoy people who are smarter than me. Sometimes a lot smarter. Never am I more aware of this than when watching Gothamchess.

  19. I am Michael from India, Manipur.

  20. Now that am starting to watch your vidéos I have your voice in my head when I play chess
    "Cz If he takes I take !!"
    ""Dont take the pawn just yet, and ill tell you why "

  21. watch this video
    Pause it open Lichess and try it
    Start this video over

  22. Hi there! I know how to play chess. But I suck at Opening to Middle game transition as I have never played following analysis! Please suggest me books to improve. It is better initially if I find the stuff on paper!

  23. The position after sacrificing the rook, you said it's totally dominating for white but I pasted this position to stockfish15 (latest edition) n it end up with a draw (Com. V Com.). The depth was average too.

  24. Sir due to break in this it will lead to structural break ….

  25. Literally lose every game when I play this way or any of these guys videos tbh, I think everyone just plays based on how this guy teaches so you go to try any of these techniques and you get absolutely destroyed

  26. I play against my friend every Sunday over coffee.
    When I lose a game, I have no way of checking my errors. So i am not getting better against him.
    Would like to analyze our games to see where our mistakes happened.

    1. What is the easiest way to record the games?
    2. How do I analyze the games?
    3. Should i use a chess engine/program? Which is best?
    4. Where and how do I get a chess engine?
    5. Is there a step-by-step method that explains how to input the games into the analyzer?

    I have improved considerably watching your videos, but still have more to grow…
    Thank you for posting your chess videos!

  27. I'm going to follow what you said in the London system

  28. Watched this video from Bulan, Sorsogon, Philippines.

  29. I'm watching from Karachi, Pakistan

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