Rapid Chess Videos

Part 1 | Rapid Chess Improvement by Michael de La Maza -Book Review and Thoughts

A review of the adult chess improvement program by Michael de La Maza. In this part, I discuss Michael de La Maza’s background and accomplishments in chess and outside of chess and why his insights may be of value. Adult chess improvement can be a slow and frustrating process. In “Rapid Chess Improvement” Michael de […]

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Nakamura wins Rd1,Rapid chess championship 2022 #shorts #chess #fide #chess24 #chessdotcom #lichess

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When Hikaru’s draw offer was declined! | Nakamura vs Indjic | World Rapid 2022

The reigning World Fischer Random Champion, GM Hikaru Nakamura (USA, 2795) was on a five-game draw streak. He was on a double hat-trick of draws when he faced the literal giant, Serbia no.1 and tallest GM of the world, Aleksandar Indjic (2547). Find out what happened if Indjic really declined Nakamura’s draw offer. Replay the […]

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Rapid Chess Championship | Week 1 Knockout | Hosts Naroditsky and Hess

The Chess.com Rapid Chess Championship is a world-class online rapid event series for the top-100 players, top 10 women, and top 10 Juniors in the world alongside 10 wildcards. These chess stars will be able to compete in weekly Swiss and knockout events to fight for the top of the standings and their share of […]

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That little knight swiggle by Magnus | Carlsen vs Vincent Keymer | World Rapid 2022

They say a World class player knows when to create weaknesses, how to create them, how to exchange pieces, when to push pawns, centralize the king. In short, when a world champion is in his best form he plays a positional masterpiece. This is exactly what Magnus Carlsen did against the 18-year-old German super talent […]

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What did Magnus Carlsen tell Hikaru Nakamura after their game + Special Footage

Clashes between Hikaru Nakamura and Magnus Carlsen are always very special. It has assumed even mroe importance since Nakamura beat Magnus in the Speed Chess Championship Finals 2022. Check out the their 8th round encounter from World Blitz Championships 2022. Also at the end of the game we have some more footage of the peripatetic […]

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CAUTION: This Rapid chess video may put you to sleep #3

I’m back with another rapid chess video that may yet again put you to sleep. The time controls for this 1 hour and 57 minute event is 10 minutes per player without any increment. I joined the event about 45 minutes late. In this session, I played what felt like 3.5 games while sharing my […]

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CAUTION: This Rapid chess video may put you to sleep #1

This is the first time I’ve competed in an Hourly Rapid Arena chess tournament while only recording locally(not during a livestream). The time controls for this 1 hour and 57 minute event is 10 minutes per player without any increment. For many years now, I continually receive comments about my voice and how it has […]

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Magnus Carlsen REALIZES He Became a 2022 WORLD RAPID CHESS CHAMPION

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How to Beat Amateurs at Chess: 15 Highly Instructive Rapid Games

In this video, I play a bunch of entertaining and instructive rapid chess games in the lichess.org Rapid Shield Arena while explaining my thoughts and strategies. This was originally live-streamed on Twitch on December, 8th 2022. Timestamps below! Watch live: Merch: 0:00 oh no my opponent 0:30 Petrov Defense gets CRAZY 9:43 Crushing the French […]

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