Winning with the Best Beginner Chess Opening

In this video, I play a chess game in the Ponziani Opening and achieve one of the most venomous traps.
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102 Comments

  1. During the video he had Bishop take E eight taking the rook and the rook had nothing defending it

  2. Please don't put jump-scares in your videos. Thank you <3

  3. YES FINALLY ANOTHER ERIC ROSEN PONZIANI VIDEO TO ADD TO MY COLLECTION

  4. I've been using this Ponziani since beginning of 2022 and people laughed at such dubious opening. So stoked to see this opening becoming a trend. I have collected all the games that I've won against 2000+ rated players in Lichess using this opening. This opening is definitely way to go.

  5. ambulance 🚑 (!)
    but not for me ….. !!

    ["Squares Around The King" are LOCKED…]

  6. I dialled 91… but then Eric said not to call the ambulance so I hung up.

  7. That was a rather low standard game for being you I believe. 🙂

  8. I got to play against Eric on this stream! Thanks again Eric i can die happy now. Even though our game was an “all you can eat buffet” 😂😂

  9. "Oh no my Queen..Oops .. Someone call the ambulance (but not for me)"- Eric Rosen (2023)

  10. Eric is trying to seduce me with that voice

  11. Levy is so dramatic. The contrast… is even worse cutting from Eric and back.

  12. Caught many in that trap. Thanks Eric <3

  13. Please do a video on the Jerome gambit lines. TY

  14. I wonder how much time Eric spends watching YouTube

  15. 3:22 over acting bro every audience know what is the meaning of your "oh no"

  16. A reminder of my free course which has recieved a lot of eyes recently because of you two 😛

    "Devious Ponziani"

  17. I was laughing immediately after Qc4 even before he went "Oh noooo" 😂😂😂

  18. Levy sneezes like a labrador retriever, adorable

  19. Is there checkmate if bishop takes queen? On minute 3:29

  20. I never understood why the horse, move there. Black pawn d5 is a big fyou on these opening

  21. "Bishop was slightly poisonous, cus rook e1"
    Eric Rosen
    2023

  22. He almost got what is known as a pure checkmate! It's when only one piece is checking the king and every square around the king is inaccessible for one and one reason only. Sadly, the d4 square was controlled both by the c3 pawn and the d1 rook.

  23. Recently I was unable to watch Eric’s streams due to a combination of school, life, and timezones. I miss the instructive chess so much! Also, what happened to Eric’s lichess rating? 😅

  24. eric at move 26: i'm completing development

  25. I've been playing the Ponziani exclusively since you posted the first video explaining the 3- knights-column-trap. Many thanks, Eric! But here's the thing: if black plays smartly you get an equal position with the Ponziani at best. If the knights are in the column though, expect good things to happen 🙂

  26. Everyone over 800 takes my queen if I play something stupid. Is it because I play 15-minute games

  27. If he would have taken your queen at 3:25, you could have moved your rook to e8 and won

  28. Qc4 was a beautiful sacrifice if he accepted
    Because

    In 16th move if he took your Queen
    then by Re8 you could check mate him

  29. Ponziani ? Can I use it regularly without thinking or when Knight coming out ?

  30. You scared me with that queen move at first haha

  31. The last video is the only reason I used Ponziani for the last 2 years.

  32. Damn that 1500 was pretty good at spotting some of the traps. Saw your ONMQ which I wasn't expecting.

  33. "Being up material is only good if you pieces can exert dominance."
    ReallY?
    And what is good when your pieces can't exert dominance?

  34. now if black go for Bxc4 in move no. 16 and white moves Re8 is it a checkmate ?

  35. Move 25 you had c4! Great video btw, I must practice this trap

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