Beating Everyone with the Same Opening Trap (Stafford Gambit)

Watch live on Twitch: This video features 3 games (played in the same day) in which the white side falls victim to the same simple and devious opening trap in the Stafford Gambit. The trap involves a “fishing pole” idea with an early h5 and Ng4. While the Stafford Gambit is not necessarily a sound… Continue reading Beating Everyone with the Same Opening Trap (Stafford Gambit)

The Strongest Chess Tournament I've Ever Played In

Watch live on Twitch: — Follow to get notified when I go live! MERCH: In this video, I play in one of the strongest blitz chess tournaments of my life: The Levitov Elite Chess Arena. 55 Grandmasters and International Masters competed over the course of 13 intense rounds of blitz chess. Timestamps below! 0:00 Scouting… Continue reading The Strongest Chess Tournament I've Ever Played In

I Tried Taking Down the University of Chicago Chess Team

Watch live: MERCH: In this video, I crash one of the University of Chicago Blitz Arena Chess Tournaments and try to win it. There was some strong competition, leading to some fun and intense games. Timestamps below! 0:00 Unknowingly playing a famous grandmaster 5:00 London leads to black’s worst knightmare 11:50 London leads to HYPER-AGGRESSIVE… Continue reading I Tried Taking Down the University of Chicago Chess Team

Levy Rozman vs Eric Rosen | I'M Not a GM Speed Chess Championship

Watch IM @GothamChess take on IM @Eric Rosenin the quarterfinal round of the I’m not a GM Speed Chess Championship tournament! The format is similar to that of the Speed Chess Championship, except for the addition of a halftime break and slightly less time allotted for each segment. The participants will play 75 minutes of… Continue reading Levy Rozman vs Eric Rosen | I'M Not a GM Speed Chess Championship