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Elizabeth Harmon vs Vasily Borgov
Netflix Series - The Queen's Gambit
Queen's Gambit Accepted, 3.e4 (D20)
1. d4 d5 2. c4 dxc4 3. e4 Nc6 4. Be3 Nf6 5. Nc3 e5 6. d5 Ne7 7. Bxc4 Ng6 8. f3 Bd6 9. Qd2 Bd7 10. Nge2 a6 11. Bb3 b5 12. a4 O-O 13. O-O Qe7 14. Rac1 Nh5 15. g3 h6 16. Bc2 Rab8 17. axb5 axb5 18. Ra1 Ra8 19. Bd3 Bb4 20. Rxa8 Rxa8 21. Qc2 Bc5 22. Nd1 Bd6 23. Nf2 Nhf4 24. Rc1 Qg5 25. Kh1 Qh5 26. Ng1 Nxd3 27. Nxd3 f5 28. Nc5 Bc8 29. Rf1 Ne7 30. Qd3 fxe4 31. fxe4 Qg6 32. Kg2 Kh7 33. Nf3 Ng8 34. Nh4 Qg4 35. Nf5 Nf6 36. h3 Qg6 37. Ne6 Ra4 38. b3 Rxe4 39. Nxd6 Bxe6 40. dxe6 cxd6 41. e7 d5 42. Bc5 Qe8 43. Qf3 Qc6 44. b4 Qe8 45. Qf5+ Kh8 46. Qxf6 gxf6 47. Rxf6 Qh5 48. Rf8+ Kg7 49. e8=Q Re2+ 50. Kf1 Qxh3+ 51. Kxe2 Qg2+ 52. Rf2 Qe4+ 53. Kd2
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In the actual show, the first few moves have been changed and are not the same as in this video, but it is irrelevant to the game and the conclusion so I did not include this. Hope you enjoy the game :)
88PianoKeys 2 dias atrás
Hi agadmator and chess fans, I am just writting to let all fans from the show The Queen's Gambit know that I did a video performing the music from the show. It was so cool to combine my 2 favorite hobbies, so I hope you guys enjoy it as well!
Max Markin
Max Markin 24 dias atrás
Kasparov confirmation:
Superx Apple
Superx Apple 29 dias atrás
Steven Csenteri
Steven Csenteri Mês atrás
please do review of the show showing whats real whats not etc
Francesco Bovoli
Francesco Bovoli Mês atrás
I remember the gambit is actually DECLINED, which the commentator actually picks up on saying this brings them out of the opening books after only 3 moves or so?
nrg kickz
nrg kickz 4 horas atrás
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Alex 7 horas atrás
18:26 How about 1f Rook to 5f targeting 5e
A VERY GOODDAY EVERYONE, GET WELL SOON, Keep 'the Royal Game' high, even outside the chessboard. Fund Water Resources in Person where needed. Or jointly if decisive . LUV YOU !
Fernando yépez silva
Fernando yépez silva 14 horas atrás
WALTER TEVIS, the writer of The Queen's Gambit died at 56 years old of LUNG CANCER, because of he smoked. The genius world champion and six times soviet champion MIKHAIL TAL died at 56s too , of kidney disease,but tobacco and alcohol contributed a lot. Tobacco kills 8 millions of people each year.
black night
black night 17 horas atrás
How about Harmon vs Fischer?
Curatica C
Curatica C 18 horas atrás
Don't know about the chess, but they made the movie character look scary, like a ghost, and real the Barbie-looking actress looks pretty ghost-like, too.
Jelle Fontani
Jelle Fontani 21 hora atrás
12:55 why not capture d6 and then knight f8
Alexander3720 Dia atrás
Game 6 ovation, of course mr spassky
Asimobi Emmanuel
Asimobi Emmanuel Dia atrás
12:06 It is as of this position that we have a completely new game
saheb Banerjee
saheb Banerjee Dia atrás
He should have exchanged queen. At least that would give some more fight to beth. Black had some powns as well.
Pawel Maczewski
Pawel Maczewski Dia atrás
At 15:19 you mention a draw by repetition with the Knights. However the checking Knight can be captured by the black Queen (d3 x g6), doesn't it resolve the repetition somehow?
Sebastian Rudas
Sebastian Rudas Dia atrás
Does anyone know the answer to the bonus question of the knight at 6:00?
Shane Garlet
Shane Garlet Dia atrás
15:23 What if Queen takes knight g6
Justin Tanguay
Justin Tanguay Dia atrás
Speaking of chess movies what is the best you have seen ?
Sophie Jordan
Sophie Jordan Dia atrás
16:20 is when borgov moves the piece that Beth and her team didn't predict
coc base Builder
coc base Builder Dia atrás
I like how agadmator intentionally wrote “bether” instead of “better” cause it was “Beth” Harmon lolll
Acesu Dia atrás
Nf4 reminds me a psychology move by Mikhail Tal against Botvinnik
JzoFN Dia atrás
15:23 couldnt queen take knight? sorry im new to chess
Hugoagogo 16 horas atrás
You lose the queen
Simple Fish keeping
Simple Fish keeping 2 dias atrás
Awesome! Thank you for this video!! 😃
Theresa Lee
Theresa Lee 2 dias atrás
Not me thinking im the next Beth
W0lF 2 dias atrás
2:10 Whos he hinting at here? Fischer?
Marco Brunello
Marco Brunello 2 dias atrás
One town's very like another when your head's down over your pieces, brother.
Jason Lin
Jason Lin 2 dias atrás
The brainy interviewer endoscopically grip because record partly touch off a gullible gusty man. afraid, belligerent chord
Vaderino 066
Vaderino 066 2 dias atrás
Couldn't borgov win with queen to d3?
88PianoKeys 2 dias atrás
Hi chess fans, I am just writting to let all fans from the show The Queen's Gambit know that I did a video performing the music from the show. It was so cool to combine my 2 favorite hobbies, so I hope you guys enjoy it as well!!!
Killadiator 3 dias atrás
Agadmator: so which move would be possible Me: well capture the rook Agadmator: the rook can't be captured... Me: of course he can't
Simone Tartocchi
Simone Tartocchi 3 dias atrás
You mentioned Spassky-Fisher right?
gasper armenta
gasper armenta 3 dias atrás
Did you keep that Bitcoin
Andrei Iancu
Andrei Iancu 3 dias atrás
the fact that he was donated 1 BTC in oct xD
Chocolate Milk
Chocolate Milk 3 dias atrás
"He did not only resign, he stood up and applauded.." Before he resigned and went back to being a miner in Annesburgh.
Roger Sutton
Roger Sutton 3 dias atrás
Thanks for the analysis and other considerations. I just finished the Queen’s Gambit series, thoroughly enjoyed it. ☺️👍
Georgi Temelkov
Georgi Temelkov 4 dias atrás
The film makes me wonder why there isnt a woman world champion. After a little search I found many comments like they are not smart enough, they focus on womens tournaments so they can get their money and etc. I think they just cant stand the presure at the big series. I dont think women are less smarter. What do u think ?
Ragtime44Films 4 dias atrás
I'm amazed from this analysis, seeing how much effort they put into making the chess games in the show seem as legitimate as possible. It's almost flawlessly convincing, even down to specific playstyles (i.e. Beth doesn't sacrifice pieces as much, Borgov is very aggressive in endgames). It would have been way easier for the director to be lazy and tell the actors to just "move the pieces around randomly, look like you're concentrating hard," etc. But they didn't. It's often very easy to tell when actors are faking a certain skill (music, games, sports) in movies/TV, and it can be pretty jarring. So I'm glad they didn't go with the fake and easy option for Queen's Gambit.
Serhiy Brytskyy
Serhiy Brytskyy 4 dias atrás
Vasyl Ivanchuk is a Ukrainian chess player
GM Alekhine
GM Alekhine 4 dias atrás
I love Harmon's Pawn structure at 4:15
MRM CircuitrY
MRM CircuitrY 5 dias atrás
man, that mystery guy donated you almost 40k ! amazing
AngelPopcorn !
AngelPopcorn ! 5 dias atrás
In the episode said that Borgov declined the gambit
Will never show my name, Youtube, just stop.
I can't belive I just sat through this. I picked up chess last month.
Pandora Keycode
Pandora Keycode 5 dias atrás
Thank you Agadmator!!
Raghuveer Dubagunta
Raghuveer Dubagunta 6 dias atrás
Borgov is one tough bastard and a gentleman.
Me me morgan 2e673 davies
the actor of Elizabeth Harmon is my dads sisters friends daughter
Me me morgan 2e673 davies
@CaptainKnight22 oh yeah
CaptainKnight22 6 dias atrás
your dad's sister is your aunt
runeplate123 6 dias atrás
Anyone seen her in the movie THE WITCH! She's pretty good in there and scary.
Raphael Motta
Raphael Motta 6 dias atrás
This was as exiting as watching the show. I started playing chess because of this series and I loved knowing how they did the last game, very exciting.
Richard L
Richard L 6 dias atrás
this is an amazing game
Roberto Gueleri
Roberto Gueleri 7 dias atrás
There's a small mistake at 16:24 in the movie, just after Borgov advances his pawn. The wall board inside the game room shows the white bishop in the wrong place: it became a white-square bishop. The white queen is also misplaced. Excellent movie anyway!!!
Anish Kumar Doomra
Anish Kumar Doomra 7 dias atrás
7:38 Any clue why Borgov didn't take the bishop on e3?
Jayvene Beatbox
Jayvene Beatbox 6 dias atrás
because that variation leads to checkmate so it's not necessary to capture a piece when ur targeting the king
Joel Perry
Joel Perry 7 dias atrás
At 15:19 it surely wouldn’t be a draw, the queen would take the knight?
GREATopinion 6 dias atrás
Other knight would capture after
Donald Garsula
Donald Garsula 7 dias atrás
Watched the series twice. Amazing movie Queen's Gambit
Long Evenings
Long Evenings 7 dias atrás
Too fast
Md Abubakar
Md Abubakar 7 dias atrás
I started imagining chess board on my ceiling and then imagination mixed with reality and the lizards were crawling all over the board and then I fucking resigned
Asa Gardiner
Asa Gardiner 7 dias atrás
Hey Agadmator! i really enjoyed the video, but i find myself wondering what would happen if at 15:22 in the video with the queen at d3, why the queen doesn't take the knight? it would break the draw by repetition, and while it's not an ideal trade, it does allow the game to continue and is viable for black since it would still come out to roughly the same position as white in terms of material (ending with the same amount of material for both players except white has rook where black has a bishop) what would happen there and do you find this a good continuation? i find it quite interesting :) thanks again for the great content!
Rivology 8 dias atrás
chess is epic
jakehr3 8 dias atrás
I'm sorry. Great analysis. Someone donated you 1 BTC? That's the biggest return on investment from a donation I've ever seen.
SUPER ARC 8 dias atrás
The first 6 episodes are boring but the last episode is the above all make this series goat.
SUPER ARC 8 dias atrás
Paul Murphy and boby fisher are also the identity to famous any netflix series
adnan karim
adnan karim 8 dias atrás
Borgov didn't accepted the gambit
Mudher Al-khairalla
Mudher Al-khairalla 8 dias atrás
Really nice video thank you
Mikhail Sosin
Mikhail Sosin 8 dias atrás
Оюбожаю ваши ролики, всё очень понятно и доходчиво объясняете, замечательный английский!!!!!!
David Bissegger
David Bissegger 9 dias atrás
at 21:31, wouldn't Borgov win the game with qe2?
TheLupinForPresident 9 dias atrás
15:59, what if queen takes g6 knight when check?
Ognyan Strelkov
Ognyan Strelkov 9 dias atrás
“Mating attack” we all dream of one.
Tim Kos
Tim Kos 9 dias atrás
Congrats on these videos. Will you make also Harmon vs Benny wats and Harmon vs Beltik(the one she lost)?? Thank you in advance!
Apostolhs Vl
Apostolhs Vl 9 dias atrás
23:00 who ?
Apostolhs Vl
Apostolhs Vl 9 dias atrás
2:18 what era who was ?
naan neens
naan neens 9 dias atrás
At 15.20, can't black queen(d3) capture knight on g6 in order to not get a draw by repetition?
Ben McConnell
Ben McConnell 9 dias atrás
Thanks for the detailed analysis. As an old physicist, who hasn't played chess in a while, the show was an interesting study of the link between one's passion for a given intellectual game and how your life develops to support this. Loved your analysis!
Chief 9 dias atrás
9:02 knight can go to f3 and the game will go on?
Max Bell
Max Bell 10 dias atrás think bishop to C5 was a blunder! if borgov instead pushed his h pawn, he would have been able to destabilize the king. Should have played queen to bx5. black rook takes white bishop, white rook takes black knight, black pawn takes white rook, white promotes queen, and black would be forced to resign as white can pick off pawns and get a past pawn
TechFever 10 dias atrás
I am pretty sure borgov rejected the queen gambit
Lodewijk de Boer
Lodewijk de Boer 10 dias atrás
at 15:12 is it really a draw by repetition? Black's queen can also capture the knight... Please explain :)
Thomas Griessnig
Thomas Griessnig 10 dias atrás
Carlsen vs Karjakin, 4th rapid game of their WCC match (2016, New York) had an even more beautiful Queen sac (on h6!!!) to win the game and with this game the rapid portion (3-1, 2w - 2d - 0l) and thanks to that the match!!!
Saurabh Karkun
Saurabh Karkun 10 dias atrás
After rook to f6 we can play king to g7.
Nicolas Morita
Nicolas Morita 10 dias atrás
The kindly mallet presumably recognise because truck reilly bare apud a careless governor. unwieldy, addicted sand
Mike Mraz
Mike Mraz 10 dias atrás
It’s the best series I’ve ever watched. The casting was perfect !
Ker Loz
Ker Loz 10 dias atrás
The endurable triangle qualitatively cause because scent microcephaly rush times a naughty harmonica. flat, living hobbies
TheDresen12 11 dias atrás
thank you so much for showing this game ... I adore your videos
David Muhr
David Muhr 11 dias atrás
Somebody is annoyed by the fact that this game has been played before already.
Boborj 11 dias atrás
Who is the russian gm that hes talking about?
threegon 6 dias atrás
Spassky i think
Théry S.
Théry S. 11 dias atrás
Are you ok ?
Théry S.
Théry S. 11 dias atrás
I would have played K 15 and then Chekmate
tom talley
tom talley 11 dias atrás
I was disappointed that she didn’t say to Borgov in perfect Russian, “im not jet lagged, or hungover this time.”
Luke Rees
Luke Rees 11 dias atrás
I don't think talking is allowed during big games. Although Borgov handed her the queen and also spoke so I guess there is room for artistic expression.
Nicolas de Fontenay
Nicolas de Fontenay 11 dias atrás
I didn't like that it was so hard to understand what is going on, on the board. Thank you for doing this!
snoop dawg
snoop dawg 11 dias atrás
should I just watch the show AGAIN 😅 I’m having withdrawals
Everett Hamilton
Everett Hamilton 12 dias atrás
Yang milih allah like yg Mili dajal hirawkan 1:39.........m.
edmundk 12 dias atrás
Garry Kasparov was one of the advisors for the Queen's Gambit. Interesting article here.
Duongnguyen Thanh
Duongnguyen Thanh 12 dias atrás
zeynep sert
zeynep sert 12 dias atrás
göz atmayı unutmayın
Lucille Freeman
Lucille Freeman 12 dias atrás
ya allah plz forgive me stop watching this.
Riley Marlisa
Riley Marlisa 12 dias atrás
at 19:07 u say u have to play king to G8 as black, what would happen if you use D4? Cuz that check from white queen not doing much + u pressure the king A1-H8 line?
Jack Noble
Jack Noble 12 dias atrás
The faded math relatively spare because caterpillar preclinically fax like a wonderful vegetable. even excellent excited, abrasive card
John Payne
John Payne 12 dias atrás
The series was a treat, but it was made even better by admagator - his channel is unmatched ... a true gem! The creativity of my play has been unleashed by his insightful analysis of classic and modern games. Kudos! A minor but very personal footnote: my father, Dr. Fred R. Payne is the historical figure of Harry Beltik, as he was the youngest Kentucky state chess champion at age 20 in 1951. A USAF fighter pilot instructor and later an aerospace engineer, educator and computational physicist, my father taught all three of his sons to play chess before age five. He also taught most of the local primary school kids back then, but my brothers and I were the scourge of Fort Worth TX for a decade. Lessons learned over the board proved essential to our careers in medicine-biophysics, abstract mathematics and wartime tank command/criminal investigation. My highest esteem to Mr. Redic for his commitment to the bountiful traditions of chess!!
Something with Chess
Something with Chess 12 dias atrás
Very nice, see also another visualization of the game here:
Gurbinder Sekhon
Gurbinder Sekhon 13 dias atrás
Knight capture?? Tal v Botvinik game 6
Cvetkovski Petar
Cvetkovski Petar 13 dias atrás
Like Rocky 4. Lots of nonsense. Games are real I think Kasparov is one of the advisors.
Josephus Mutzenbacher
Josephus Mutzenbacher 13 dias atrás
A flashy style vs the best endgame player? I see. It's Tal vs Capablanca! 🤣🤣
SmilexDlol 13 dias atrás
Thank you for this great video! I used your explanations to write a fanfic and quoted your Channel as help! Kudos! I just wanted to pay my respects! and say thank you for making my story possible!
kim kasy
kim kasy 13 dias atrás
9:02 what if Kf3, would white still lose ?
Epicnicnuts Z
Epicnicnuts Z 13 dias atrás
what if you do knight to d7 in 18:40?
Luke Slywalker
Luke Slywalker 13 dias atrás
Fun fact: In one of her other roles in 2020, in New Mutants, the actress who plays Elizabeth, plays a Russian.
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