BARNES Power! || Morphy vs Owen (1858)

Publicerades den 6 aug 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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Paul Morphy vs John Owen
Casual Game (1858), London ENG, Jul-03
Owen Defense: General (B00)
1. e4 b6 2. d4 Bb7 3. Bd3 e6 4. Nh3 c5 5. c3 cd4 6. cd4 Nc6 7. Be3 Nb4 8. Nc3 Nd3 9. Qd3 Bb4 10. O-O Bc3 11. bc3 Nf6 12. e5 Nd5 13. c4 Ba6 14. Bd2 Rc8 15. Rac1 O-O 16. Qb3 Ne7 17. Bb4 Re8 18. Rfd1 Nf5 19. g4 Nh4 20. f4 f6 21. Be1 fe5 22. de5 Qe7 23. Ng5 h6 24. Ne4 Bb7 25. Qd3 Rf8 26. Bh4 Qh4 27. Nf6 Rf6 28. ef6 Qg4 29. Qg3 Qg3 30. hg3 Bc6 31. fg7 Kg7 32. Kf2 Kf6 33. g4 h5 34. g5 Kf5 35. Ke3 h4 36. Rd2 h3 37. Rh2 Bg2 38. Rc2 d5 39. g6 dc4 40. g7 Rg8 41. Rcg2 hg2 42. Rg2 Kf6 43. Rc2 Rg7 44. Rc4 Rg3 45. Ke4 Ra3 46. Rc2 Ra4
Materials used in research:
Paul Morphy: Pride and Sorrow of Chess by David Lawson
The Genius Of Paul Morphy by Chris Ward
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  • goku & vegeta!

  • "it's like merging leela and stockfish or goku and vegeta" ❤️

  • Morphy and Barnes - Goku and vegeta. I love it.

  • AGADMATOR. Check out Karpov vs Miles. 1. e4-a6 the St. George defense. Owen from the St. George chess club 1. e4-b6 COINCIDENCE? VERY INTERESTING!!

  • The game with morphy and barnes on a team would go something like this "Morphy and Barnes have the white pieces. So ok, they open with e4, and it was in this position the chess community resigned from their careers as theres nothing more to be done here."

  • Finally, an opening for me

  • #suggestion add this video to morphy saga playlist :) or at least mention it

  • More of Morphy please!!!

  • Morph+Barnes=Goku+Vegeta lmao love it

  • Eventually Morphy would only play giving odds, later he had a breakdown and quit chess altogether.

  • Come on Agadmator! give mr.Owen a Murphy head...

  • Finally a loss for Morphy.... finally

  • Does anyone knows how do we bring those color squares on analysis?

  • Love Morphy.. Did anyone actually win against Morphy consistently. Morphy let’s his board get overwhelmed in the mid game , then quickly pushes into endgame captures the center gets his pieces back and shreds the opponent. I’ve seen that a few times already , his switch, grabs tempo and it’s “Game Over”. Wish list, if Magnus played Even a real accurate Paul Morphy Algorithm , it wouldn’t work IMO aesthetic value. Would be 😎 tho. Does Morphy make any pattern anytime that indicates what he’s going to do? Magnus Carlson has the aesthetic value today, but the younger players are greats and the meat and potatoes of the matter, as we say in America 😁

  • 👏👏👏

  • That would be great to see some more Mr Barnes ?

  • 😎

  • slightly new chess board :) clicked on pieces have a white highlight, and the red is a bit lighter now

  • The fact that he referenced Goku and Vegeta made me give him an anime elo rating of over 9000

  • I wonder if Morphy got overconfident in that endgame.

  • just thinking WHEN are you going to give a Morphy head to Morphy LoL

  • Nc3 at 4:24 ??

  • i guess your sog died on sofa

  • That quote is good actually.

  • He played like a Rashid Nice game by Owen Thanks agadamator

  • When did Morphy said I'm very happy now?

  • Here again "Mr.Captures"... 😛 👎

  • Well said👏Go ahead💯

  • 11:16 engine move

  • I came back to this channel after a year and realized u gained 700k subs since the last time I was here, I remember when u hit 300k subs and passed Magnus himself in subs.

  • and it was in this position the red, green, blue, unusual yellow squares were never seen again this game.

  • Owen plays 1...b6 Morphy: A most enterprising defence. But not as good as the King's Pawn. Owen: Hrrumph. You will learn soon young man.

  • ''And now Morphy really respects mr.Owen...'' 1 min later ''Morphy challenges mr.Owen to a match where he´ll be down a move and a pawn''

  • Different colors for best move and good move

  • Agadmator is fan of DBZ confirmed

  • How do you know how much time was taken? Was that recorded?

  • Opps Morphy G file creates his own House of Cards. meaning a structure or argument built on a shaky foundation or one that will collapse if a necessary. Stockfish says "bring your rooks into the game, not the King". Owen uses open G file for the rook Attack.

  • The Barnes curse... be the most exciting player to watch but you’re doomed to lose at the end...

  • 7:49 what's wrong with Bxh4 exactly?

  • why he tells sorry about that? what actually he will set

  • Barnes really got on Morphy's head😂

  • I don't know why but agadmator showing us the colors was funny for me😂

  • You should award Barnes head to morphy for relentless attack n losing

  • How many more Morphy games remaining

  • Good game. Sucks he lost n the end i played one just like this.. Well the last 10 moves i lost . i had the lead the whole game..

  • Brilliant and entertaining game!

  • Game starts at 3:00 Thank me later

  • Wait so how are these games like more than 150 years ago I think kept track of?

  • Please make a vidio on moheshchunder bonnerjee. He first played kings indian, pirc and grunfeld defence

  • Goku + Vegeta 😂= Gogeta Barns + murphy =Barfi (its indian sweet dish)

  • Please show the consultation games Morphy/Barnves VS Staunton/Owen

  • ...Goku and Vegeta... Instalike.

  • agad confused me when he said "i know everyone found this move", i actually found the move but since it was a knight sacrifice i thought it was a much simpler move smh

  • Heyyy man! Been a huge fan of your work since I started watching. I'm from India and I've also watched your streams with Samay Raina So here's the deal, why don't you challenge Samay to analyse a game just like you do just for the sake of comedy since he's a comedian ; P #suggestion #suggestion #suggestion

  • Does morphy intentionally loose his first game against every new opponent? Bit of psychology there

  • Morphy plays Nh3: "Probably just being weird, trying to throw Owen off-guard." -Agadmator 2020

  • I use and I have no idea how to do the different color squares. How does that work?

  • @agadmator #suggestion can you analyse Morphy’s 17 moves involving a Qb8 sacrifice?

  • I used to use this defence all the time and still do occasionally although I didn't know what it was! (and tbh I did the moves the other way around, ie. e6 b6 Bb7

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  • "The beast has been awakened.." Great stuff, thanks Agad.

  • This is my new favorite anime.


  • BARPHY!!!

  • Morphy🌹👏👏😘😘💪💪💪

  • Agadmator promoting Barnes shirt and cup because of his relentless moves... Morphy's 19-7 victory: Am i joke to you? 😂😂😂

    • It is the journey that matters, not the destination. And Barnes travelled in style.

  • Can this guy stop scratching his foot on every single video

  • I love how he points out Marcus Aurelius as the stoic emperor😂

  • Over-confidence invites greed and once you are greedy you eclipse your own intelligence. Morphy was no exception to this phenomenon.

  • 10:57 , When one move costs you the whole game 😭😭

  • Didn't ever expect "goku and vegeta" to be mentioned in chess content. Fabulous 😄

  • 4:04 And it is as of move 3 that we have a completely new square.

  • BINOD🌚

  • If you play a wierd first move and defeat Morphy, that opening gets named after you

  • At 7:48 after h6 by black, why not simple capture the knight with Bxh4 instead of Ne4? I get the idea he threatens fork on d6, but does he really compensate it that much over more simplified +1 position? I mean what can black reply on capturing, if hxg5, then Bxg5 and you have great bishop. Am i missing something?

  • question - who is the last person to have their name credited to a chess attack or defence? just curious.

  • Goku+Vegeta is actually Gogeta.

  • You need to add a key for the colours now agad haha

  • Wow! Great game by Owen!

  • Describing Morphy and Barnes playing together as a fusion of Goku and Vegeta really had me laughing out loud.

  • Having checked out the channel quite a bit..... does the dog ever move? at all? ... the odd tail flop, twitch or flop of the tail ... it might be a stuffed toy! 😁

  • Somehow I feel an intense desire to see Barnes and Morphy brawling it out against the Magician

  • Morphy looks like a doll... Don't you think?

  • Please guys any and tell me what is the position of the thumbnail?!!

  • can anyone enlighten me why on his vidoes he always say at the beginning “sorry about that’ and then like grab something in his foot

    • jan expired joke/meme he keeps peddling

  • Game starts at 3:00

  • Amazing an eternally 12yo looking vampire named Morphy couldn't ever advance beyond IM.

  • #suggestion 2007 Championship Tournament

  • goku and vegeta

  • “At a time when America was seen as a backward nation ; with little culture and intellect”. So nothing has changed there then.

  • The Owens defense is my favorite opening as black! I’m so glad to finally see it played in one of your videos

  • Fusion HA!

  • Love the dragon ball reference

  • its nice to see accomplished players like paul morphy making blunders ...

  • Goku and Vegeta 😀👍🏾 I like that 🙂 Good game 🙂👍🏾

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  • maybe you should award barnes head to morphy

  • Barnes defeated Morphy with Barnes defense, and Owen defeated Morphy with Owen defense! The interesting thing is they both include weird pawn opening move.

  • Morphy head tee shirts

  • #suggesstion the game between GM Nihal and GM Magnus played in the Banter blitz format in (featured in their youtube channel also)