I Played The BONGCLOUD at an OTB Chess Tournament… Here’s What Happened

The Bongcloud is often considered the worst opening in the game of chess, yet it has been popularized by chess masters Magnus Carlsen and Hikaru Nakamura in online tournaments. But what happens when you try to play this opening in an official over-the-board chess tournament?

In this video, join me as I take on the challenge of playing the Bongcloud in a blitz tournament. I’ll go over two games I played and the tactics I used to attempt to demolish my opponents with this atrocious opening. You’ll see the reactions of my opponents as I make my moves and try to pull off a victory with the Bongcloud.

Get ready to witness a daring and entertaining experiment in chess. Will I be able to succeed with the Bongcloud in an official tournament setting? Tune in to find out!


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0:00 – INTRO
0:38 – GAME 1
5:08 – GAME 2

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  1. You are underrated man! You deserve 1 million subs! When you are famous remember me!

  2. How do you have more inaccuracies than me😂😂

  3. Lovin this video to the fullest, it made my day

  4. Lmao I’m playing in my first OTB tournament in two days and was feeling nervous but after seeing this it makes me feel a lot better. I’m rated 1480 rapid and 1275 blitz but will be playing in U1000 section since I’m still unrated in USCF.

  5. the start was making me laugh so hard the opponent was like so confused😂😂😂😂

  6. at 4:28 i heard the game over/ended noise and i had to alt tab bc my heart dropped thinking i accidently queued a game and lots some elo XD

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