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  1. 21:40 @eric rosen why didn't u take w/ knight first on C7 instead of queen?

    Nvm lol

  2. The curser growing big is a fun feature normally on apple's laptops

  3. 1:25:22 That guy has been follow your stream. You said "I will see which way the king moves' so he is not aware of your next move so agreed for a draw 😂😁😉

  4. c6 was a bad move, the move played in the game is the strongest suggestion by the engine

  5. In your game against franckonjar what is blacks refutation against 13b4… 14 Bg5 threatening 15N6

  6. Kontrachess sir play it……
    Iam bicolano codename thier see u soon

  7. Wow a guy rated 1446 playing 3.Bd3 I literally play against 900 players that take 25 or so moves before they make an elementary mistake like that.

  8. Станислав Куприенко says:

    1:24:08, I think that you could view the version of playing like knight f2 declaring a check, there's only one normal move which is King E1, you go back knight D3, if he wanna win the game he has to go King F1, otherwise is draw and after King F1 Rook B1 continue with giving checks, again he's got only one move King E2, and you play Knight C1 King D1 I'd play and actually it doesn't work because the King threatens to win one of the pieces by King C2. It's a kind of risking to play this because if he plays King D1 you at least lose the pace if he doesn't play King D1 you can calmly defend the pawn on A5. But lookin at how he plays can't be saying that you have more guarantees that he wouldn't see it than would. But the version is nice to view as for me, I think you should have seen it . Maybe you should even have gone for this, taking this risk of losing pace but he plays good, maybe you could be lucky and defend the pawn.

  9. At like 20 min, you pushed f4 to kick the knight out, but you had a discovery on the queen. Or did you think this was better? Nxb6, his knight blocks the queen from taking, so Qe6 or Qf6, take the exchange? Or is the positional trade off really better?

  10. @49:55 After white castles, why doesn't bishop take knight on c3?

  11. For 33:14 does taking with knight first make a difference? You immediately threaten to take the knight and preserve the bishop pair on an open board and lead the a similar variation as played in the game but feels slightly more forcing? I'm just a <1500 elo player tho so I have no idea if I'm even relatively on the right track

  12. "The wall is just a wall without carpet" sounds like a Buddhist koan.

  13. 50:00 "Let me think ahead in this position, then I'lll think ahead in my life." – IM Eric Rosen, words to live by

  14. Would taking c7 with the knight have been better at 21:35 because of the discovered attack on his queen?
    Edit: nvm, I saw that someone in chat suggested it.

  15. 21:02 why cant white go knight takes c7 , threatening the a8 rook and going for a discovery on the queen? he would have to choose between a queen and a rook

  16. Hello, Master Eric! I'm from Brazil, and enjoying very much your videos!

  17. Not to be rude Eric but it is english. Also your streams are awesome! Also I am 9 and 1800 on lichess(classical).

  18. Can't use the term knight anymore it promotes chivilary and promotes masculine values.

  19. how to join tournament ? im playing at my iphone

  20. 7:03 Queen E6 protects both knights making your structure stronger for black.

  21. When do you normally stream I would like to catch one of them

  22. 9:10 can someone explain to me why he premoves his queen to h3? what if the enemy plays qg2?

  23. 48:20 Ne4 looked like an ez win to me
    If takes you take back with the pawn with tempo, then take the white bishop
    And if he protects the knight with the bishop it ends up with even material, but less tension and you also get the option to propose a queen trade (knight takes knight, trade white bishop with check, take back with queen or knight and white finally re captures the knight)

  24. To everyone in the comments saying that Eric missed Bxc3 at 50:00, you're very wrong. It becomes a massively losing position for black if you take. The computer's evaluation swing from 0.9 in blacks favour to 3.3 in whites. Unless you have taken the position to an analysis board, or are a GM, it's highly unlikely that you have seen something that Eric hasn't.

    An example line:
    1. … Bxc3. 2. Nxc6 Bxa1 3. Nxb8+ Kd8 4. Nc6+ Kc7 5. Bd2 Ne4 6. Rc1 Bb2 and after 7. Rc2, black is in a bit of a pickle. There isn't a good move that saves your bishop and stops white from pushing black's king into a mating net.

  25. Eric it would be very helpful for beginners like me if you take one system let's say the Sicilian defense and play a complete game from beginning to end against the computer I think Level 10 Until we learn this by heart. Then go to another type of game etc

    thanks for sharing your GM talent with us

  26. Eric looks a bit tired and sad today 🙁

  27. 19:36 here you could just take Nxb6 and trade a N for a R or N and R for Q and Pawn

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