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Welcome to the Chess Steps Series, where I teach you various concepts on your road to being a superstar chess genius. This is Episode 1.

0:00 Intro
1:00 Game 1 vs 205
14:21 Game 2 vs 411
26:06 Game 3 vs 548
41:57 Game 4 vs 540

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  1. first week learning chess and i find your videos really educative,

  2. 40:10 I wanted your opponent to find that move with the bishop so bad hahah 😂

  3. In game 2's endgame you should underpromote to a rook, because queens capture much space but rooks don't. That is how you can not stalemate the opponent. But the first was good, h1=queen is protecting the bishop. What I am trying to say is you can sometimes underpromote, but think carefully your bishop, horse, queen or rook can be hanging.

  4. omg I love these series you are so welcoming and caring. Thank you so much.

  5. The f*cking fear in yogodads heart when he seen a 2800 elo😂😂😂😂😂

  6. This is so helpful!!! Thanks for playing like a 400 player, I learned a lot

  7. 00:00 🎮 Introduction to new chess series and playing against subscribers.
    02:00 ♟️ Opening principles, pawn placement, and handling threats.
    05:00 🏰 Middle game planning and piece coordination.
    08:00 🗡️ Recognizing tactical opportunities and utilizing pins.
    11:00 🤔 Flexible and patient play, adapting to opponents.
    14:00 ♗ Evaluating pawn structure, breaks, and closed positions.
    19:17 ♟️ Opposite side castling strategy and handling threats.
    20:14 🧙‍♂️ Managing material advantage and converting it.
    21:35 ♟️ Rook usage and understanding pawn continuity.
    23:15 🏰 Promoting pawns to Queens for a checkmate.
    24:37 📚 Learning from opening mistakes and tactics.
    26:16 ♟️ Importance of opening principles and piece development.
    28:25 🏞️ Navigating closed positions and piece activity.
    32:05 🧐 Evaluating positions, piece activity, and trades.
    35:54 🤯 Handling complex middle-game decisions.
    40:26 ♟️ Discussing a weak King, perpetual check, and Queens.
    42:23 ♙ Explaining Queen's Pawn openings and center control.
    43:31 ♗ Attacking and defending Knights in the center.
    46:37 ♘ Advancing pawns and piece coordination in endgames.
    51:48 ♛ Promoting pawns and achieving checkmate.

  8. My friends call me knockers😂😂😂

  9. Nude chess tournaments are hard to forget.

  10. Great, thank you. 💀🔥♟️♟️♟️

  11. Is some one counting Levy´s rules of thumbs? Who has so many thumbs anyway?

  12. i am a fide master so i dont need this series but it is great

  13. At 52:00 why didn’t he just let the pawn take his pawn then take with the king?

  14. This gained me 250 elo from 150 to 400

  15. This is good, but I think it's too much information for a beginner. I really enjoy Aman Hambleton's Building Habits series. Very straightforward.

  16. Game 2 Knight to f2 triple fork

    I found that on my own

  17. He said thank you for you’re patience, dawg thank you for the free lesson!!

  18. Its always, "I'm XXX IDK no better!"
    When they in fact, always, know better. In my games.

  19. If u close ur eyes he kinda sounds like Joshua weisseman 😂😂

  20. Just followed the basics and won by a checkmate

  21. Watching this was actually very interesting i just started really getting into chess… always just kinda messed around but now its actually super fun and challenging to get better and make better moves

  22. Levy be thinking when did 200s start playing like 1400s when black moved that pawn

  23. Thanks for this, at 54 years old its hard to remember freshly learnt long openings and complicated end games, but these basic principles are golden.

  24. anyone know how you can send Levy your games?

  25. i love chess … but not a good player … but you helped me improve …. thankyou ….Grandmaster Gotham ❤

  26. You really did this and I appreciate your humility and realistic compassion for doing this. I honestly bow my head to the human example you show, because I laughed the whole time I was watching it. Bravo. If you ever travel to Hungary, write to me and be my guest for a delicious Hungarian lunch.

  27. I been flatlining at like 650 rapid and it’s scaring me

  28. you was not expecting that right? 8:17 you had to play queen g3 and simply just take knight using bishop f6 pawn won't be able to take because of queen and checkmate is unstoppable.

  29. For those of you wondering. To save you some time, yes, at 6:13 it is significantly better to take the knight with bishop and pursue from there

  30. This taught me how to calculate the pieces I see walking around.

  31. Gotham once again proving that he is not just a great entertainer but also a fantastic teacher.

  32. great video, but we'd like some more about 0-500 cuz most of us are there.

  33. After watching this video I’ve won 3 games in a row! Now just broken 300 ELO

  34. oh my god thank yo Mr. Levy this is going to help me in my chess torment's.

  35. How can you recover from taking that bishop with your pawn at f3?! Amazing series, very instructive

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