How To Win Your First Chess Tournament

Hikaru reveals his big secret while solving a deviously difficult chess puzzle.

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85 Comments

  1. Tough puzzle but my man nailed it…new subscriber!!!

  2. "I offer you to resign". hahah GENIUS!!!!

  3. Hikaru, i had became 1st in my first chess tournament (2016)… And then 2nd in second chess tournament and then 3rd in third chess tournament… Though it is not like now… And this is very much true. Though thanks for this video very lately… (I didnt knew anyone in 2016, so thnx now 🙂😌) 🙂🙂🙂🙂🙂🙂🙂🙂🙂🙂🙂

  4. Hi Hikaru it’s easy Rook G1 then rook A1 Check then it’s easy from there

  5. It's impossible to see Hikaru drawing arrows in 2x speed 😂😂😂

  6. i should've watched this video before losing my first chess tournament

  7. longest 10 seconds i have ever seen
    clickbait

  8. Hikaru : Thinking
    Me : Just check the king

  9. Hikaru nearly outperformed stock fish; impressive!

  10. Stockfish: this a drawn position
    Hikaru: I bet it isn't

  11. A puzzle made specifically for a god.

  12. I played for the draw coz i exchanged the rooks then forgot that pawn sacrifice so the king could approach the other pawn. This is just amazing.

  13. 00:00 This shows what kind of person Hikaru really is… a funny person.

  14. Hikaru,are you the one that play chess tournament with Magnus the World Champion 🏆?

  15. Thank you for this video, I won 1st in my very first tournament! Although I think I was supposed to watch this before the tournament…

  16. He restoreth my soul: He leadeth me in the paths of righteousness for his name's sake.

    Psalm 23:3 KJV

  17. I’m still trying to figure out how to win my first chess game

  18. This is me solving standard tactics hahaha 7 minutes later oh now I've got it. play the move. *wrong move try again

  19. 16:09 Another example where a chess engine failed to find the correct move. Stockfish.js 10

  20. Appreciate the puzzle bois … I really do. But what in the actual F does the title have to do with the video?

  21. Know how to use a chess clock! This cost me my first tournament, super silly. I mention this embarrassing story in my top tips video.

  22. I was worried he wouldn‘t find it.Glad he did

  23. My first tournament is tommorow, there will be a five year old. Most likely playing against me. Thank you for this great advice.

  24. Its crazy how one of the strongest players in the world (hikaru nakamura) took 14 minutes to solve this puzzle while stockfish in my computer took 4 seconds

  25. Most people would see the right move on instinct but this guy works out all the variations to show it's 100% winning. Impressive.

  26. Just so you guys can know this dude outpplayed the worlds best engine in sloving this puzzle….thats something

  27. I came 5th in my First Chess Tournament and got a small Trophy still dissapointed

  28. good grief this man… and to think that Magnus beats him.. i think i'll just stay U2000 and happy knowing i'll never be at this level.

  29. My 9 yr old brother still offers me to resign

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