Engine-Like Defense || Owen vs Morphy (1858)

Publicerades den 1 sep 2020
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This is the story of the birth of modern chess - when the possibilities of chess as an art, a science and a sport all converged.
The point of convergence was a young boy from Louisiana named Paul Morphy. At a time when America was seen as a backwoods nation with little cultural history and even less intellectual impetus, at a time when chess was considered the exclusive property of a few European countries, at a time when the game was played successfully by a handful of men wizened by years, Paul Morphy, in the brief span of 19 months and with seemingly little effort, defeated conclusively every player he met.
While today few non chess players even know his name, he was one of the most famous celebrities of his time and within the hallowed halls of the chess playing community he is considered by some as the greatest chess player of all time.
But this diminutive, unassuming boy rose to fame almost out of nowhere and once he secured his place in history, he retired back into that hazy unknown, shunning the public eye, never again to play serious chess. Not only was he one of great practitioners of the game, but also one of it's greatest enigmas. He's been given the sobriquet, The Pride and Sorrow of Chess.
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John Owen vs Paul Morphy
Odds match (1858) (unorthodox), London ENG, rd 1, Aug-10
Chess variants (000)
1. e4 d6 2. d4 Nf6 3. Bc4 Nc6 4. Nc3 e6 5. Nf3 d5 6. Bd3 Bb4 7. Bg5 h6 8. e5 hg5 9. Bg6 Kf8 10. Ng5 Rh6 11. Bd3 Kg8 12. ef6 Qf6 13. Nf3 e5 14. de5 Ne5 15. O-O Qf4 16. h4 Nf3 17. Qf3 Qh4 18. Qd5 Be6
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Paul Morphy: Pride and Sorrow of Chess by David Lawson
The Genius Of Paul Morphy by Chris Ward
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  • Could you do an analysis of it? The longest time for a Castling move to take place was the match game between Bobotsor vs. Irkov in 1966: 46. 0-0.

  • Brilliant.

  • I'm hoping for a lot of nasty discoveries - but only in the Morphy chess coverage saga!

  • Such a good Video Opening

  • 7:32 "Feel free to pause the video & win this game for white"...? I think Agadmator meant to win the game for black...! :-P

  • Great game 🙂

  • “Welcome to a new month in 2020. Hopefully no more nasty discoveries will be made.” If you laughed at this, congratulations, you are an excellent subscriber.

  • Owen could have moved Queen for a Queen trade, why didn't you show this possibility instead of showing a useless check, lol?

  • Who do I like more, Morphy or Tal? Depends who’s game I’m currently watching.

  • Hey man, I love your videos. You are the best! Just fyi I strongly suggest you to change your each video cap. It would get more noticed and distinguished. Respect ✌️

  • When are you going to cover the match between Morphy and Wing Chun Jin where Morphy lost 3 and drew 3 out of eight vs his Chinese adversary?

  • At 4:02 i think that is a better position for white. 3 pas pawn and white king still can do long castle

  • Good timing on that quote. #Vote people

  • Agadmator: Hopefully no more nasty discoveries made this year 2020: 😋

  • towards the end it seemed as though Owen could've done things a bit different...

  • I have been getting 90% of the pause the move moments, thank you agad. I only started a month ago, but binge watching these videos has helped me learn more than any theory course/coaching software ever will, i think. Now if only i could apply my agad thought process into my own games lol.

  • Yesssss, i have finally found the best move which occurred at 3:15

  • It's never just a discovery. It's always a nasty discovery...

  • No more new nasty discoveries in this year😂

  • Hello everyone

  • Hi sir I subscribed your channel mostly I follow every of your videos... But I don't understand to join Ur channel it's payable may I know what are we get advantages if we join your channel ?? Please reply sir thank you

  • Why did Owen move the pawn and not capture knight with his knight??? Why let his knight get captured with check?

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  • I thought Qh3 would defend immediate checkmate

  • Morphy or tal who is strangest player please comment replay

  • Everyone: Oh it's a very old game. Me : the e7 pawn must be smoking up somewhere😅🤣

  • Saga moves too slowly!!

  • What about white queen to g3 at 9:15?

  • Knight can fork the bishop and queen!

  • 🦅

  • I'm wondering why dint owen play Bh7+

  • please start giving the probability meter for every move during your analysis

  • @agadmator have you seen this game? facebook.com/watch/?v=2958209934199842

  • senewss.info/slow/q6TMpM13Y9irirY/video hey agad, can you make this Mikhail Tal vid, do this Mikhaïl Tal game when you reach 800k subs!

  • I am not first I am not last When your notification comes I clicked itna fast ki Mera phone Ho Gaya blast😁😂

  • Hey Agadmator, do we know why Morphy started without his F pawn?

  • where is the f-pawn

  • 10:05 Morphy: Oh he beats me. Ok let's challenge and destroy him

  • when will you show barnes and morphy vs staunton and boden

  • 4:23 So you are being down 2 pawns and your king is garbage but it is winning because u have 2 pieces for a rook? :D

  • 8:30 re1 does actually work and the best move is bg4, so if you found this you should also get some internet points

  • Was trying to win the game for white for ages! #7:35 !

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  • Nice intro Agad, indeed no more nasty discoveries this year ;)

  • Can anyone tell me how to change the color of the marker from red to any other color?

  • 0:10 Hope so no nasty discovery *I am dying by launching*

  • Cool

  • I watch tis video immediately after I came back home from school.

  • 8:56 isn't Qh2 faster?

  • 0:00 he kill it right from the begging

  • Bishop e7 saves the bishop mate 6:42

  • I found the rook move.... Thank you agad for making us learn...

  • Today I had a nasty discovery in the refrigerators vegetable drawer. : (

  • A Morphyac disease ! (A MATE...)

  • Just a question, is the notation in the description supposed to match the game exactly? Because it's different when pasted into chess dot com.

  • We have already shown the match in 1850

  • #SUGGESTION Carl Schlechter vs Philipp Meitner Vienna-A (1898), Vienna AUH Italian Game: Evans Gambit. Morphy Attack (C51) · 1-0 [Event "Vienna-A"] [Site "Vienna AUH"] [Date "1898.??.??"] [EventDate "?"] [Round "?"] [Result "1-0"] [White "Carl Schlechter"] [Black "Philipp Meitner"] [ECO "C51"] [WhiteElo "?"] [BlackElo "?"] [PlyCount "51"] 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Bc5 4. b4 Bxb4 5. c3 Bc5 6. d4 exd4 7. O-O d6 8. cxd4 Bb6 9. Nc3 Bg4 10. Bb5 Kf8 11. Be3 Nce7 12. Bc4 Nf6 13. Qb3 Bxf3 14. gxf3 Qe8 15. a4 Ba5 16. Ne2 Rb8 17. Kh1 c6 18. Rg1 d5 19. Bd3 h6 20. Ng3 g6 21. e5 Nd7 22. Qa3 Kg7 23. Nh5+ Kh7 24. e6 fxe6 25. Qxe7+ Qxe7 26. Rxg6 1-0

  • Hello Everyone

  • Going cities to play chess the love he has for chess now that's how a WC should be...

  • Any chance you could add the points somewhere to the videos? It would be interesting to see how the advantage changes through each video.

  • The title is a giveaway man! Only one guy in this game can play like an engine.

  • No no no Paul morphy tricked the mind of oven psychologically, by making him play kind of safe , morphy was real gangsta 😎

  • I often see games where one of the players is short of a pawn. Can someone explain why?

  • In 9:24 it is better to play rook e1

  • #suggestion can you please reveal the percentage of gender who watch these videos and the age ? for a project during online classes. thank you

  • No new nasty discoveries in 2020 😂😂

  • And it is as of move 1, that we have a completly new game

  • Morphy deserves a Morphyhead.

  • It was in this position that we have a completely new month

  • I wonder if agad gets exactly 5 new donations every video or if he has a huge list of donators written down somewhere in chronological order and just picks out the next 5 for each video, if that's the case I'm guessing the names we see in each video would be the names of donators who made their donations weeks or even months back.

  • “Hopefully no new nasty discoveries will be made this year”... I laughed out loud on this one

  • Welcome to the good stuff!

  • 8:17 The knight doesn't just hang with check, white also loses its queen and must play Qf3 since if the king moves Rh2 is checkmate

  • This might be a dumb question, but why does black start with no f pawn?

    • @Magnus Holmgren so was this like a challenge? "Hey I bet I could beat you as black even starting down a pawn"? That type of thing?

    • Because he was just that good.

  • I love how deep the wormholes get off just one move variations and the sub variations....awesome shit.

  • I still Think that Paul morphy Is the best Chess player all the time and hightest rating

  • I hope he never stops uploading morphy vids

  • 9:52 What about Qh2

  • Bring the game betwen Steinitz x Barnes thanks

  • Yes more Good Stuff! So Agadmator :) Do you think Paul Charles Morphy is the most talanted Chess Player of all Time?

  • I would love to see more Bobby Fischer games

  • I'm just here for the intros

  • Everyone is talking like everything is normal and here I am wondering "why the fuck morphy plays without his f pawn?"

  • Am I the only odd person who would never believe the position in the fourth minute of the video is winning for black! I am sure that's what the engine says but did you really thought that it was good for black when you saw this Antonio?

  • I played Ne4, I got checkmated. Nice

  • I've been following this channel for a few months now, just got into chess back in January. But I gotta ask....how long are we all just gonna ignore that agadmator looks like a white Ice-T

  • 2020: The year of nasty discoveries

  • I quite like the barines playstyle

  • what about rook to e1 idea in the end?

  • Openings named after people and end games always get the press but Morphy seems to be the best mid game player. So many games he is behind or not looking good early and he just turns it around.

  • Say what you will about the quality of the games but I just love the Morphy saga. The characters are so flavorful and refreshing and the games are always entertaining.

  • 6:19 can't black just recapture the queen with the king after bishop blocks?

  • why morphy plays without f pawn?

  • I’m a simple man I see Paul morphy vid uploaded by aga I click on it

  • no "sorry abou that" at the beginning?

  • Thanks Parkinson's boy! How's them shakes? Hahaha.

  • Me at the beginning - Uh, where's the F pawn? Me at 0:38 ‐ oohhh..

  • I hope you didn't trigger something by saying "hopefully no new discoveries this month"

  • Why didn't he play without the f pawn?

  • 2:56 Me: Ne4 looks pretty good. Agad: If you try anything weird like moving the knight Me: I would never...