I Played CRAZY GAMBITS at a Local Chess Tournament

In this video, I share 3 chess games from a recent rapid chess tournament I played at the St. Louis Chess Club. All the games featured were less than 20 moves and featured some exciting gambits and opening traps. Stay tuned for the next video in which I’ll recap my final round game against the top-seeded grandmaster.
0:00 I played a local chess tournament!
0:44 Naselwaus Gambit vs 1400
5:02 Falkbeer Counter Gambit vs 1700
13:37 Jobava London Gambit vs 1800

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  1. Is this a cliff hanger for the last game vs the GM?

  2. Nice Video and nice Editing @Jonathan Schrantz! I like your content as well:D

  3. for u the magician yes of course there are chances for us none

  4. it's been five days and two uploads, still no part 2 of this 🙁

  5. double pin plus a pork is a porcupine! a prickly position, to say the least.

  6. In Rd 2 you could have played 11…Qxf4, since even though your knight is hanging, Qxf3 is threatened due to the pinned B.

  7. The end of the video makes me laugh at loud

  8. A pin-fork? We should call a fork-pin combo like this a forkupine, I suppose, given the sheer amount of pins the opponents can hurt themselves on.

  9. Eric, I am your round 3 opponent! Thank you for the game and analyzing afterwards!!

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