Garry Kasparov vs Hikaru Nakamura! || Champions Showdown: Chess9LX (2020)

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Garry Kasparov vs Hikaru Nakamura
Champions Showdown: Chess9LX (2020)
13.9.2020, Round 6
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Garry Kasparov is back in action tonight in the Champions Showdown: Chess 9LX, where he’ll face Magnus Carlsen in their first competitive game since 13-year-old Magnus took on the legend in Reykjavik in 2004. The 10-player round-robin also features Fabiano Caruana, Hikaru Nakamura, Alireza Firouzja and reigning Chess960 World Champion Wesley So. Two days later the St. Louis Rapid & Blitz begins, with Nepo, Grischuk, Harikrishna and Xiong replacing Kasparov, MVL, Caruana and Svidler.
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  • wtf is wrong with the pieces setup....bhai ek normal chess me bahut saari problems hai...upar se ye kya naya hai?

  • The black knights should have little japanese katanas on them

  • why the chess arrangement is wront

  • I thought the move was Black Castle takes White Bishop on e3. Pawn takes e3. Bishop to b3 (threatening the white castle on d1). So white moves his castle from d1 to e1. Black moves Queen to c4 check. White moves bishop to c3 to block. Black Knight takes c3...and black should win from there....did I miss something the game went ahead with Black moving his bishop to g3?

  • agamator's funny moments -

  • Quadruple attack*

  • schade dass die nicht normal spielen können. vlt möchte kasparov sein gesicht wahren und möchte nicht das risiko eingehen, zu verlieren? Ich meine, vlt juckt es ihn ja weniger, wenn er bei 360 schach verliert. // it's a shame that they can't play normally. maybe kasparov wants to save face and doesn't want to take the risk of losing? I mean, he probably doesn't care as much when he loses chess on 360.

  • why are the bishops in the middle at the start of the game ? these are for kings and queens. does he really know about chess ?

  • I was waiting for another Hikaru vs Nakamura showdown, but Nakamura vs Kasparov is also welcome.

  • is old Kasp holding his own? or a rusty shell?

  • at the end I think the Nb3 ... Qa1++ is probably why he resigned

  • kasparov should play a bond villain

  • Amazing that Garry can still play at that level. Hikaru plays more chess in 3 days than Garry plays all year yet competed until the end.

  • I’m surprised all these high level players even agreed to play this chess 960 with its mixed up pieces. Has the game become so routine that we need to mix up the pieces just to keep it interesting? I’d rather see a game of standard chess between these 2 than some queen in the corner variation lol

  • 🧠 💣

  • Glad to see Nakamura even things up!

  • All the ridiculous comments about Nakamura, mostly by one person, are really out of line. Don't you have anything better to do? Lots of players have quirky personalities (Bobby Fischer!?), but they still played great chess. Nakamura is a creative player who has pushed Carlsen in rapid and blitz games and just demonstrated his skill at 960. Get over your petty issues and focus on the game; that's what it's all about; all the rest is really annoying "gargage.'

  • You are as dear to us as a chessboard .

  • Garry Kasparov still playing under the Russian flag!!! the cia did not give him US citizen??!!

  • Great win by Nakamura against the Legend..

  • So on this type of chess in which the pieces are random, is possible to have two bishops of the same color?

  • This is fake chess

  • Pointless nonsense.

  • Nice

  • Please explain in a video why centre and pawn structure are so important

  • Hey Agadmator, who would you rate the best player of all time? So i mean, which player in his prime would win a tournament against other super players in their prime? Thanks in advance for answering :))))

  • I felt sick watching this. It was like watching the great Ali losing to the OK Leon Spinks. Unbelievable Kasparov has an equal score with Nakamura who is half is age.

  • Agadmator having intercourse-“and it was in this position that I resigned”. “Why? There was nothing more I could do here”. 😂😜

  • Age won experience lost!


  • On the paus for the win for Nakamura you suggest BG6 but what do you say about RD3 captures the white bishop, forcing the pawn either to take and at the same time threat with BA2 or QC4?

  • It's weird when someone says Nakamura instead Hikaru

  • Why does Kasparov have a Russian flag next to his name, didn't he defect and becamean American citizen for many years?

  • i only trust Nakamura, Carlsen and So, but it doesn't mean other players are not worth trusting.. maybe i'm just a fan of them all.

  • I think this is the first time I’ve known what to do in a situation where you ask

  • Indian names in contribution Ja is not ya. It is in fact pronounced as Ja..

  • It wasn't nice for Nak to beat up on an old man like this.

  • Why does Agadmator say it's game instead of game over? Am I missing something?

  • I found the move! Finally.

  • 6:49 was thinking RxD3cxD3,B-B3, followed up QC4 +, but looks like the king can get away to b1,a1

  • 1:44 was that a mouse-slip??????

  • It would be nice, if the postitions in 1st and 8th row would be randomly drawn..

  • When both sides are castled is it possible you have a position that is very close to a KNOWN position? Or is that out of the question?

  • Kasparov's face is looking very creepy!!

  • #suggestion Can you please show some games of Susan Polgar...

  • Rumor has it that Judit Polgár's cursed spells are still active since the infamous game against Kasparov. .

  • is it the queen side if the queen isnt there? 🤔

  • Hi, agadmator it's really a pleasure to watch your contents, your videos Play a very important role in increasing my interest in chess. I just wanted to ask that, when are you coming with sultan Khan saga. Love from India.

  • Waste a move with Kb1? Never thought I'd hear Antonio use that phrase.

  • such an impressive tournament

  • Age of Cassia😍😍😍

  • I want to watch alpha zero games agadmator 😔

  • Agadmator at the end of every video - I would like to thank "hkdahsudiar", "ashrurewjfn" and "ewuiehjsdbkjbchaj" for contribution to my channel

  • What is the rule for queenside and kingside castle in Chess 960? @agadmator....

  • Do u also have lockdown??

  • Early squad where you at

  • These beginners don’t even know how to set up the pieces

    • @Nabendu Mitra oaks,ssss

    • Rick rick there is standard chess and chess 960

    • @Nabendu Mitra It's not chess 960 it's always chess

    • It is chess 960

  • Dang...

  • Missed saying "sorry about that"😮

  • I am a great fan of Antonio myself and behind each video he surely did put a bit of homework and with the speed with which he makes his videos he has to take help from chess engines. He is not supposed to mention in his videos how he has analysed the game.

  • I think hanging rook is suitable title for this video or pin is mightier than sword

  • Why are the pieces set differently

  • garry vs hakuna matata

  • #Suggestions Boris Verlinsky vs Grigory Levenfish 1924 USSR Championship.This game won the brilliancy prize and was Replayed in Issac Asimov’s 1950 novel “Pebble in the sky”

  • auto thumbs down. Not interested in random starting position.

    • Why would you thumbs down though instead of just leaving the video?

  • Grandmaster

  • where is your cute dog

  • agad: It's a tricky move to find me: oh so it can't be the previous line agad: congratulations for paying attention to the previous line me: smh

  • No present player will beat Kasparov in standard classical chess. This 960 thing is boring and absurd to say the least.

  • What's a Fall Guy streamer doing in Agadmator video?

  • Its weird they don’t allow move take backs there has to be an international master at least as an arbiter to see if the move too stupid for the take back to be legit and maybe a time frame of 2 seconds to request a take back with only three times in a championship to ask for it max one per game sounds like harsh but fair rules

  • #suggestion agadmator, please consider doing a guitar introduction for some of your videos (when you think it appropriate). You don't have to sing -- in fact, depending on your voice, it might be better to keep it instrumental only, heh heh.

  • please post how Firouzja bets weslo here

  • Surprised Pikachu face has nothing on Surprised Nakamura face

  • Where’s Hikaru vs Carlson

  • Naka calls them juicers. I like to think of them as butt plugs

  • Finally a Hikaru game...what took you so long🙌

  • Mouse slips are not fair. There should be a "Mulligan" button with a 2 second timer to engage and 3 seconds to execute. Limited to moves with the same piece in the same direction that the piece was going. Time still would count against the user.

  • Chess 960 is trash. Whoever started this should be burned alive.

  • I enjoy Kasparov games, win or lose, I see great chess from true master .

  • wtf is this chess? The pieces are starting in the wrong place!

  • I always root for Kasparov

  • Alright Naka! USA, USA, USA!

  • This is the first time I noticed a guitar in the back ground. I hope we can talk you into playing for us to start a video.

  • He resigned because of knight to b3

  • The mouse slips on previous games really need to be sorted out. They are spoiling too many games ,the problem is what? Could both contestants agree prior to the game that if it happens a referee could jump in and put the piece back to its original position. No probably not, there I have just answered my own question.

  • What is Chess960? - When you say the player castled on the queen side, but in reality, the queen is on the other side of the board

  • What a game!

  • Checkers 960... the definition of a fail...

  • At 10:10 wouldn’t it just be better if Nakamura had captured e5 with his knight?

    • Then Naka's rook on f4 will be under double attack thus he'll lose the exchange

  • Karparov should have played on for a couple of moves as any slip up by Hikaru would give him counterplay and black rook takes white rook is perhaps NOT the best next move for black (I think Queen to D5 is a better intermediary move) . All that to say that in rapid games, some players give up a bit too easily for my liking,

  • Kasparov is a classical player..even in his prime he wasnt a top blitz player

  • naka definitely seems to have stepped up recently. congrats!

  • I wonder at wich point Hikaru thought “ ok I’m just gonna mark this as a win”

  • Now this is a juicer. -Hikaru Nakamura, Probably

  • #suggestion Agadmator, please cover the last game of Alireza vs. Wesley, in which there was a tough break for Wesley since he could have 6 points, besides Naka and Magnus. The online broadcasting show did not cover that game so we don't know what happened.

  • Don't spoil the game by mentioning standings before you analize the game.

    • he didn't

  • You use to say this is a unrealistic set of engine moves, but I will show it. Now you always say it as a matter of fact that YOU found it. It's a search engine move that no human would play under time restraints. What has happened to your time/engine/overtheboard/ explanations? Tia

  • Garry is still the greatest world champion in my opinion. Not to take away from current players, but he played competitively when chess wasn't who can remember the most super computer lines...

  • For completeness sake, could you in Chess9LX also please say on which move we have a new game? I'm interested in how many moves less it takes to reach a new game compared to regular chess.

    • Are they keeping a database for Chess960? They'd have to have a sub-base for each starting arrangement of the back-row pieces.