Classical Chess Videos

Hikaru Nakamura vs Magnus Carlsen – 2012 London Chess Classic

Hikaru Nakamura, America’s #1 ranked chess player, plays against Magnus Carlsen, the World’s #1 ranked chess player in Round 7 of the 2012 London Chess Classic. Nakamura’s e4 is met with the Sicilian Defense by Carlsen. A strongly placed black knight on d5 makes development difficult for the white queenside, thus allowing a forcing tactical […]

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Top 3 Chess Opening TRAPS To Win Fast in Blitz & Bullet

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When arch rivals meet- Magnus Carlsen vs Hikaru Nakamura

Encounters between Magnus Carlsen and Hikaru Nakamura are always very exciting. Both of them are arch rivals of each other and want to fight until the bitter end. This game was played in the Tata Steel Chess India Rapid 2019. You can find the complete video here: In this video we have shortened the original […]

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Crush the Sicilian Najdorf the Easy Way with the Classical Variation | Chess Opening Blueprint

Jonathan Schrantz gives a simple recipe to take down the most popular variation of the Sicilian Defense. Learn the main strategic plans in the Najdorf and start crushing people that play it against you today! Check out all of the games in a Lichess study: ***** Magnus Carlsen vs Hikaru Nakamura Tata Steel Group A […]

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The Classical King’s Indian Defence – Chess Openings Explained

Jonathan Schrantz summons the new R.O.G. 5000 to select the perfect opening to cover. See two Nakamura games with a win for each side. 2016.01.04 Wesley So vs Hikaru Nakamura, Sinquefield Cup (2015): E99 King’s Indian, orthodox, Aronin-Taimanov, main line Levon Aronian vs Hikaru Nakamura, World Team Championship (2010): E98 King’s Indian, orthodox, Aronin-Taimanov, 9.Ne1

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Classical World Chess Champions

This video provides a history of the classical world chess champions from Wilhelm Steinitz through the current world chess champion Viswanathan Anand. A picture of each is shown along with the years they were champion and one quotation. The music, composed by Hans Zimmer, is Chevaliers de Sangreal. ***Disclaimer: I do not own the music […]

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Monthly Classical Arena Chess Tournament #3

I competed in the Monthly Classical Arena Chess Tournament on lichess for the first time. It’s a 5 hour tournament with time controls 10|0. This tournament was played while broadcasting at . I’m a self-taught National Master in chess out of Pennsylvania, USA who was introduced to the game by my father in 1988 at […]

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Classical Chess Games: The Two Bishop Sacrifice

Signup for FREE online play at ! IM David Pruess brings us one of his favorite chess classics! Watch and enjoy this instant replay of the second world chess champion, Emmanuel Lasker, take apart his opponent by inventing the two bishop sacrifice.

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Learn the Pirc Defense as Black | My Best Opening for Black | Chess Lesson # 69

The Pirc Defense for black is simply a great opening to have in your repertoire. I learned it when I was a beginner Chess player and it took me to where I am now. I play other openings (and you should too) but when I have to play a decisive game, I only trust my […]

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Top 10 Chess Openings

The most common question I get asked is the top chess openings a player should learn in chess so I thought I’d create a video to answer that question. In semi-order we have: 10. Slav Defense 9. London System 8. Caro Kann 7. Fried Liver Attack 6. French Defense 5. Ruy Lopez 4. Nimzo-Indian Defense […]

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