Everyone Should Know this Ponziani Opening Trap

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In this video, I play the Ponziani Opening against a beginner level Twitch subscriber. I showed no mercy, and my opponent walked into one of the most common Ponziani Traps. After the game, I provided some additional advice and tips when it comes to playing the Ponziani Opening.

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  1. Opening traps ruin the game. Up to world championship level their opening preparation is done to avoid falling into traps, even little ones.

  2. Nonchalantly as if you may even have Asperger’s: “yeah, the pin is mightier than the sword…“ remember, Nonchalantly & continue talking. Somehow Eric is funnier than MOST comedians these days! Trust me! I’m quadriplegic a.k.a. Super Duper cripple;-) and all I do is watch stand-up or comedy podcast from four in the morning to 10 o’clock in the morning for the past seven years so…

  3. @Eric, Nice videos! What is the program you are using please? 🙂

  4. at 6:05, couldnt you have moved black bishop to d2, then move rook to take Queen if they take the white bishop?

  5. im learning a LOT i just started learning to play last month

  6. What bot do you use when you are making these videos?

  7. What is white’s move if black plays d5 instead of nf6?

  8. lol…..playing a 1000 rated to show an opening…..poor……

  9. This was my first video of yours and you got a subscriber out of me.

  10. Ever worry about a "400" player who might secretly be good? I always imagine a scenario where a Twitch viewer has secretly been playing chess for a long time and getting good, but has never registered on any of the chess websites. As soon as he or she does, they are of course a "400", but really a 2000 or something.

  11. Mr and Mrs Withak: Let’s name out son Nikolas.

    Eric Rosen: Thanks for the game, Nikolas with AK.

  12. If she can smoke Magnus u better bring your A game Anish 😬😬

  13. damn you are like a sleeping pill, I played the video faster just to not get killed by boring

  14. That black square bishop was one step from being trapped for sooooooo long ,damn

  15. oh nein meine Königin = Oh no my queen (in German) oh non ma reine = Oh no my queen (in french) 哦不,我的女王= Oh no my queen (in Chinese) o net, moya koroleva = Oh no my queen (In Russian) 🇫🇷🇨🇳🇩🇪🇫🇷🇨🇳🇩🇪🇭🇰🇭🇰

  16. Ponzi opening trap is when you persuade investors to invest more and more in setting up marketing projects to promote chess, create youtube channels, make championships etc, but in reality you just push figurines around the table with no real aim 🙂

  17. That’s not a pin at 7:20 that’s a kabob it ain’t a pin it’s a whole skewer 🍡

  18. poor oppnent is still in the learning phase, i mean look his elo just 1000 with ? which means he has just joined

  19. What if he/she blocked the first check with the bishop

  20. Could've just taken bishop with your bishop on last move before resignation, their defending pawn was pinned

  21. everybody should be world champion in chess.

  22. Thanks Steve. I’m glad you got another job after Blues clues

  23. What platform do I sub on? Or can I just catch you at the CWE chess club for a game?

  24. we didn't see a Ponziani trap here, only saw a Ponziani helpmate

  25. After I play d4 they never take with the knight they always take my d4 pawn with their e5 pawn

  26. This gamebit or what on earth opening works when you get white

  27. Many have fallen victim to ponziani schemes.

  28. This NicolasWithak plays like he is in a three hour game instead of a 5 minute each game. Very strange.

  29. you never open kp kp… it's kp knight. Avoids this completely.

  30. Aw, man! Haven't watched a Rosen vid in a loooong time. Love your content man.

  31. I thought you meant 3500 elo. I was thinking who the hell is that high? Apparently myself

  32. "just in time for the destruction of the black" 🤔

  33. This ding ding another subscriber update is unbelievably irritating and makes it impossible to concentrate on what your saying I really don’t get y u think people are interested in stupid messages
    I’m sure underneath there’s something useful But I can’t be bothered

  34. Can you still play the panziani if they open with kf6 instead of kc6 after heir pawn?

  35. this vid is ramblins and incoherent….where you high on marmite at the time?

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