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. Can you do a video about the Van‘t Krujis opening please ? 😭

  2. Congrats on chess streamer of the year Levy! You deserved it

  3. Congratulations on winning the streamers award
    Totally deserved 🥂

  4. Me: plays what levy taught me
    My opponent: oh I watch levy too🌚


  6. I started playing chess when I was very young and no kid in my area around my age or even older could beat me. The game was all about creativity but recently YouTube recommended your video and I wound not lie you did great job keeping me hooked and watched your 1 hour video and didn't felt board at all. But what I came to know after watching your video disappointed me. Chess nowadays is all about book moves and how much theory you know about chess. If you play this move you must play this move because it's the book move or else your opponent will apply some sort of studied sequence of move that will lead to your defeat. I mean what's the point of this much theory in chess played between non competitive normal people let them use their own brain. I understand it may be necessary in competitive and grand masters level since it's all about that prestegeous titles but also those chess games no longer excites me most of the GMs is literally computer that has pre installed moves and know what to play after what 1,2 top level GMs may be exceptional. I shouldn't say anything to competative chess players but normal chess players are also becoming total computers and if I play moves out of the book they get really confused and mess up even if they are so called good players. I am not pissed off by them being better but their game looks so fake and scripted and same everytime.

  7. im so bad at the game im 400 at bullet after i watch this i became 200😆

    Im just kidding…actually im 500 now…hehehe

  8. It's all fun until your opponent plays the sicilian

  9. I would like to see more videos like this. Straight instruction is so helpful.


  11. uhhh why you made this video i was learning alot about this about this opening now all the peaple will learn thiss🤧

  12. I won a couple games back to back yesterday. Building your knowledge everyday is the way to go for anyone looking to win. Learn a few openings like this and your good

  13. suiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii

  14. Looking at databases and no one plays Bc5. 😕

  15. Hello Levy im one of your biggest fan, my dream is to play with you in chess. Today is my birthday so i hope i can play with you.

  16. I was playing online and people were doing c3 instead of people regularly doing knight to c3 and i didn’t know why until i saw this 💀

  17. 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😢

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

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

  20. 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

  21. 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

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

  23. 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

  24. Used this to win against mala Yousafzai ☻☻

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

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

  27. 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

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

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

  30. I'm a 700 rated in blitz and I'm losing with 0 blunders 🙁
    Help me!

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

  32. Do u speak russian?!

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

  34. 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?

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

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