My FAVORITE Chess Opening


0:00 Intro
10:30 Game 1 vs 928
20:58 Game 2 vs 1502


1. e4 d5 2. exd5 (2. e5 Bf5 3. d4 e6 4. Nf3 c5) 2… Nf6 3. d4 (3. c4 e6 4. dxe6 Bxe6 5. d4 Bb4+ 6. Nc3 Ne4 7. Bd2 Qxd4 8. Nxe4 Qxe4+ 9. Qe2 Bxd2+ 10. Kxd2 Qg6) (3. Nc3 Nxd5 4. Nxd5 (4. Nf3 Nxc3 5. bxc3 g6) 4… Qxd5 5. Qf3 Be6 6. Qxd5 Bxd5) (3. Nf3 Bg4 (3… Qxd5 4. Nc3) 4. c4 (4. h3 Bxf3 5. Qxf3 Qxd5) 4… e6 5. dxe6 Bxf3 6. exf7+ Kxf7 7. Qxf3 Bc5 8. Qxb7 Re8+ 9. Be2 Nbd7 10. Qf3 Ne5 11. Qg3 Bxf2+) 3… Bg4 4. f3 (4. Nf3 Qxd5 5. Nc3 Qf5) (4. Be2 Bxe2 5. Qxe2 Qxd5) 4… Bf5 5. c4 e6 6. dxe6 (6. Nc3 exd5) 6… Nc6 7. exf7+ Kxf7 8. d5 (8. Be3 Bb4+ 9. Kf2 Re8 10. a3 Rxe3 11. Kxe3 Nxd4 12. Qxd4 Qe7+ 13. Kf2 Be1#) (8. Ne2 Nb4 9. Na3 Nd3+ 10. Kd2 Bb4+ 11. Nc3 Qxd4) 8… Nb4 9. Na3 Bc5 10. Be2 Re8 11. Kf1 Qe7

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  1. That's actually an insane strat most people do e4 so that works real well

  2. pleaseeeee do the spanish of an opening video

  3. My win rate with this opening is through the roof since this video came out

  4. Man love your chess classes i do learn alot! But whats going on with that hair!? Go for afro

  5. Just checked and I've played Portuguese over 6000 times on cdotc. I love that you love the Portuguese.

  6. Frankly speaking, I do not enjoy my position against Scandinavian as I'm white, so that I play after 1… D5 – 2. D4 😃

  7. Thanks Levy. This video has added more method to my collection. I came to leave a comment immediately after destroying an opponent 3-0. Two wins I played black and I employed this technique. It went exactly as your video prepared me for. For those wondering, I'm a 2000 rated player on Lichess. I just want to say thanks. There are hundreds of masters out there. Some may even be better at chess than you, but you, Levi and Eric Rosen are my favorite. You teach good technique and Eric Rosen teach tricks. What a combination! Please teach advance opening and techniques so I can further improve



  10. bro it isn't the bongcloud i want to unsubscribe!!1 you are now canceled

  11. at 8:04 you say Nf6 but black can play D5 with a fork, bad advice levy bad advice.

  12. Ok is no one gonna talk about how he named the opponent “Random Noob” xD great videos! I am a beginner and this helps a lot

  13. you good in chess but you idiet, i hate you and your ogly face

  14. He looks like the long lost brother of the "Da Vinki" twins.

  15. I find it interesting that after I've watched 50 of these I accidentally get checkmates more easily

  16. What if they push the first pawn not take the black pawn….?

  17. What website are you on in this video?

  18. 8:10 why would white move Ne2 instead of d5 and fork the bishop and the knight?

  19. I'm waiting for a low elo Gotham sub that became IM or GM because of Levy's teachings. And then he/she beats Levy at his own repertoire of teachings.

  20. I played scandinavian defense for like 10 years, online nearly nobody knew about it (at my level of course) so I had a big hedge when I was playing black. I did not play during covid. I started playing again not so long ago, and I don't have an edge anymore as everybody is prepared for scandinavian defense. STOP TEACHING CHESS TO PEOPLE

  21. "Sometimes you have to play chess". Proceeds to accidentally play all of the best engine moves

  22. Have you done a video on the bishop's opening?

  23. What if white attacks bishop With pawn G4? (at the beginning)

  24. Hi, Gotham! I love your videos. Can I request that you do a video on The Elephant Gambit? Or more exciting for me would be one on The Philidor Counterattack vs Bishops Opening. Thanks! Have a great day and a good Knight!

  25. I just destroyed a person with this in a matter of 17 moves with 99.7% accuracy. This is a very powerful weapon

  26. I only play this because I'm portuguese and i like it when my country is represented in games

  27. can someone reply, what if they play 2.Nc3 i have no idea if i should take or push idk

  28. I saw someone pin my pawn on e6 but then i castled and pinned their queen. Very satisfying uno reverse card.

  29. I'm playing the QF in a chess tournament vs the best player in the school defo gonna use this

  30. I haven't gotten the exact checkmate you've gone over but this position has helped me get my opponents in super weird unfamiliar positions and I've had some good success with it so far… thank you!

  31. Portuguese power 💪💪💪🇵🇹🇵🇹🇵🇹🇵🇹

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