How To Calculate In Chess

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How to calculate in chess. Super important lesson on calculation for beginners, intermediate, advanced players, or checkers professionals.

0:00 Intro
1:03 Beginners Game 1
7:52 Beginners Game 2
12:10 Puzzles
15:39 Intermediate/Advanced
18:48 Advanced Example 2
22:02 Advanced Example 3
24:15 Example 4
27:04 Example 5

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  1. Why must I take with bishop in begginers game 1?
    Instead of the pawn?

  2. Damn man, I freaking love watching your videos. Entertaining and educational all at the same time. Wish I could find a chess coach as enthusiastic as you are about this game.

  3. I’m a solid 700. Getting past 800 is really a struggle for me, I have entrusted my fate to Levy. He shall guide me in my quest to find the hidden cave of the 3000 treasures.
    Baptise me with your profound wisdom Master🙏🏾🧎🏽

  4. summary:
    evaluate candidate moves (look for forcing moves: checks, captures, and attacks)
    create a negative verdict for your move
    if somethings wrong, dont play it

  5. Haha reminds me of my opponent who was destroying me and he had planned out his final attack but hung his queen and i took it and he resigned. TLDR Dont get so lost in the calculatrion that you completely overlook a bad move that looks amazing

  6. I literally just searched "HOW TO SOLVE A SQUARE ONE" coz I forgot how to solve it again and I got recommended this -_-

  7. Wait. Is a one mover a good move or a bad move

  8. Intermediates and beginners' biggest mistake is playing what you call 'hope chess'.

  9. I have no idea what happens but I’m wayyyyyyy better on a real bowrd

  10. And that's called minmax in game theory, that's how theoritically you find optimal move

  11. informing you that there are indeed comments in the comment section


  13. 6:07 you blunder a fork on the queen with check and you lose the queen.

  14. I'm starting to suspect I'm too stupid for chess. Same mistakes over and over

  15. I wanna learn how to win against people who don't evaluate at all (their moves breaks the entire game

  16. does anybody know if being 400-450 elo is good for playing for less then a month?

  17. Bucket list-
    1. What does the oppenent want?
    2. Do I have any checks?
    3. Do I have any captures?
    4. What does that do for the opponent?

  18. checklist
    -what does the opponent want?
    -do i have any captures? what does it do if anything?
    -forcing moves
    -what is defending what
    -what are the weaknesses
    -check what they can do not only what you do

  19. Cant you just play in the game that levy playt qh8 bxh8 rxh8 mate

  20. Before seeing your videos I couldn't understand how the hell you could stream about chess.

  21. Hi i am playing chess for 5 year and right now i am 12 year old and i need some help i want to practice chess but there is no one in my area who can play lay with me so would you like to play with me?

  22. there are comments in the comment section

  23. Bro can you post a video about how to not let time pressure affect your game

  24. At 26:44, White Rook e8, Black Rook e8, then White Rook e8 checkmate.

  25. Thanks for all your videos improving my games

  26. Your explanation video really helps beginner like me❤

  27. "don't wanna trade queens" is so accuraaaaaaaaate in beginners 🤣🤣 while I also do it as a beginner

  28. im so bad i need help none of the videos i watch help idk why i just suck like i've tried every video i've tried calculating and i still get beat so brutally at only 400 elo

  29. Beginner, here. I find your videos enjoyable to watch and helpful. You always explain things so clearly.

  30. After watching this video, I thought I was ready to head into a game.

    First 10 moves and I blunder my queen

  31. I love gotham chess , I was about to reach 1000 elo , I was lucky enough to find this video and learn chess calculation and now I am on 900 … Thank you 😊

  32. 8:04 “at 670 there is no such thing as a Sicilian defense” broke my little 200 Sicilian heart 🥲

  33. Finally, I won't lose my queen in one move

  34. "And for our under 1000 players, not blundering a piece in one move"
    I feel personally attacked

  35. Levy slipping in chess is a mandatory subject for kids in Armenia lmao dead
    He is our anarchy chess GOD

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