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  1. Honestly, a sex shop needs to come up with a range of Anal Beads called The Fair Play Violations.

  2. Eric might be the best example possible of a streamer / YouTuber that actually brings positivity and enlightenment to some extent to those platforms. 👍

  3. Eric you’re a legend and I love your streams. You’re such a consistently calming presence and my favourite chess player

  4. so well deserved my friend. kudos ,congrats, and a big thank you~!

  5. love how you handled the nonfair play kudos to you

  6. What a dramatic end to the tournament . As spectacular as a "Rosen trap" 😁 . Congrats Eric .

  7. So this was even more profitable than the Duck Chess tournament? 😲

  8. I know some of you (like me) thought the knight at 23:12 is just a free piece, since black's pawn attacks the queen, but queen captures the pawn with check, so white has all the time in the world to capture the bishop at b7.

  9. Can you make a video on middle-game strategy? I think I’m pretty good at my openings and endgames, but in the middle game, I find myself sometimes not knowing what I should be doing so I sometimes just simplify or make waiting moves. I know it’s different each game, but in general, what goes through your head after the opening?

  10. Eric I’m grateful for these videos especially how quick they come. You really help me get better at chess and improve my mental health as well with your calm voice. Please keep going Eric and we all love you.

  11. Nice tournament! I was wondering the whole time about that "fair play" game with how quick he played and then how slow on the knight fork he was when even I saw it. I'm glad it was resolved, and super impressed at your composure when it happened because I'm sure you had to highly suspect it. I would have been madly on tilt after that one!

  12. Fair play violation ? Hans Nieman obviously. 😂

  13. More time stamps please, I like seeing the opening names so I can practice them online later

  14. It was that close my man was gonna be the richest person in Venezuella with 125xminimum wage 🥺

  15. I knew it was him! He took so long on that obvious fork

  16. 25:49. This bind that White achieves with this knight move has powerful control on the center. I'm going to have to remember this arrangement.

  17. First place is Peruvian GM Martinez Alcantara. Super strong dude!

  18. I once too won big cash in a chess tournament!… for the best Halloween costume

  19. Heck yeah sick play with the queen sac on the rook early.

  20. What ratings are they using for this event? Eric's rating looks like his FIDE rating, but Jose Martinez (31:14) is showing as 2701 and his FIDE rating is not even 2600.

  21. A 1400 in 3rd? That means I could do better than that. Insane.

  22. Nice tournament! Well played, what happens to your IM Rosen merch when you will become a GM? 🙂

  23. Whoever was responsible on designing chessarena sucks at their job, look at lichess, it's nicely made. I can't even stand looking at this ugly board, the proportion of the pieces and board sizes is messed up. They can't even invest some of the money on their fucking website, what a joke

  24. Eric you played a game that too fast for we watcher to catched on ,please more rapid game ..

  25. 6:19, eric missed a cool line Bxh6:
    if gxh6, Rxh7
    if Kh8, Nf7#
    if Kf8, Rdf7#

  26. Some really great chess here, but it really disturbs me that this platform makes the same sound for moves and captures. Normally chess platforms have a low “thump” sound when you move and a higher “click” sound for captures. This makes sense because it replicates the sound of placing the piece and the sound of two pieces clicking together when a piece is captured. It really troubles me that they use the same sound to the extent I literally couldn’t use this platform.

  27. 10:30 is rook e6 a blunder because of Nf7, threatening the Queen, and if taken by the King then the rook on e6 can be taken by the doubled rooks safely

  28. So I guess it was stockfish that played the crushing c5? The pace of play and the accuracy of the moves by white were admirable until the complete realization that admirable was actually quite the opposite word to use.

  29. Good job Eric, you played great, could you analyze a few games for us. You're one of the best chess instructors I know.

  30. I love how they let the cheater waste all his time just to be banned at the end hahaha sucka

  31. bro I don’t play chess and I swear I’ve seen moves he could’ve won multiple times

  32. For those wondering, the player LEON, ASBEL was determined to have cheated, thus disqualified, so it changed the order and tie-breaks.

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