How To Calculate In Chess

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How to calculate in chess. Super important lesson on calculation for beginners, intermediate, advanced players, or checkers professionals.

0:00 Intro
1:03 Beginners Game 1
7:52 Beginners Game 2
12:10 Puzzles
15:39 Intermediate/Advanced
18:48 Advanced Example 2
22:02 Advanced Example 3
24:15 Example 4
27:04 Example 5

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  1. Min 16:40
    You could have given a mate in 2 moves instead of hunting the king
    Queen check to h8
    The black takes with the bishop
    And then rock to h8 Checkmate

  2. I can’t say if this experience is for everyone but as someone who’s started gaining a greater interest for chess over the past 3 days I can say my biggest mistake so far is treating all of my pieces like they’re my queen and needing to retreat them instead of looking for those one moves that will defend my piece and shut down my opponents move

  3. 8:04 "At 670 there's no such thing as a Sicilian Defense"
    It's just a Silly Defense

  4. Most helpful chess video I’ve seen yet, and I’m a beginner. Thanks @gothamchess

  5. I just wanna say, these types of videos help so much. May I say as a novice in the game. Keep it up Gotham!

  6. Jews can calculate like no other but rather money than chess.

  7. when i play every move of opponent comes out of syllabus 🙂

  8. No one can beat harry potter teaching chess spells

  9. Levy you are one of the best teachers i know. Thank you for sharing, great analysis as always, it was a pleasure to watch.

  10. Imagine being a 2500+ rating blitz chess player and you find yourself in gothamchess's video with him talking about how he crushed you

  11. If I was down two bishops In a rook and bishop endgame I too would resign.

  12. yes, yes there are comments in the comments section.

  13. When you bunder a piece will you loose the game 😮😮😮?

  14. 7:15 black couldve won the knight lol if black took the pawn or just trade the queens

  15. Ramyar Muhammed - ڕامیار محەمەد says:

    Levy could you tell how the begginers calculate fast in chess? What is your suggestion?

  16. Check list
    1) what does opponent want?
    2) do I have checks? Captures? Attacks?

  17. So everyone is racist to players that are less then 1,000 or what?

  18. Being a good chess player doesn't necessarily make you a good teacher. You have both Levy, thank you! Your previous experience with teaching makes your videos so helpful. 👍 My goal is 1500, I think I can do it with a little help from my Internet friends.

  19. me befor this video: oh chess is cool maby i can get to like 600 elo(: me after this video: nvm i'm quitting chess):

  20. Did anyone see that e5 forked bkack’s rooks?

  21. Why must I take with bishop in begginers game 1?
    Instead of the pawn?

  22. Damn man, I freaking love watching your videos. Entertaining and educational all at the same time. Wish I could find a chess coach as enthusiastic as you are about this game.

  23. I’m a solid 700. Getting past 800 is really a struggle for me, I have entrusted my fate to Levy. He shall guide me in my quest to find the hidden cave of the 3000 treasures.
    Baptise me with your profound wisdom Master🙏🏾🧎🏽

  24. summary:
    evaluate candidate moves (look for forcing moves: checks, captures, and attacks)
    create a negative verdict for your move
    if somethings wrong, dont play it

  25. Haha reminds me of my opponent who was destroying me and he had planned out his final attack but hung his queen and i took it and he resigned. TLDR Dont get so lost in the calculatrion that you completely overlook a bad move that looks amazing

  26. I literally just searched "HOW TO SOLVE A SQUARE ONE" coz I forgot how to solve it again and I got recommended this -_-

  27. Wait. Is a one mover a good move or a bad move

  28. Intermediates and beginners' biggest mistake is playing what you call 'hope chess'.

  29. I have no idea what happens but I’m wayyyyyyy better on a real bowrd

  30. And that's called minmax in game theory, that's how theoritically you find optimal move

  31. informing you that there are indeed comments in the comment section


  33. 6:07 you blunder a fork on the queen with check and you lose the queen.

  34. I'm starting to suspect I'm too stupid for chess. Same mistakes over and over

  35. Levy slipping in chess is a mandatory subject for kids in Armenia lmao dead
    He is our anarchy chess GOD

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