Bether Than The Original || Harmon vs Borgov - Final Game || Netflix's Queen's Gambit

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Elizabeth Harmon vs Vasily Borgov
Netflix Series - The Queen's Gambit
Queen's Gambit Accepted, 3.e4 (D20)
1. d4 d5 2. c4 dxc4 3. e4 Nc6 4. Be3 Nf6 5. Nc3 e5 6. d5 Ne7 7. Bxc4 Ng6 8. f3 Bd6 9. Qd2 Bd7 10. Nge2 a6 11. Bb3 b5 12. a4 O-O 13. O-O Qe7 14. Rac1 Nh5 15. g3 h6 16. Bc2 Rab8 17. axb5 axb5 18. Ra1 Ra8 19. Bd3 Bb4 20. Rxa8 Rxa8 21. Qc2 Bc5 22. Nd1 Bd6 23. Nf2 Nhf4 24. Rc1 Qg5 25. Kh1 Qh5 26. Ng1 Nxd3 27. Nxd3 f5 28. Nc5 Bc8 29. Rf1 Ne7 30. Qd3 fxe4 31. fxe4 Qg6 32. Kg2 Kh7 33. Nf3 Ng8 34. Nh4 Qg4 35. Nf5 Nf6 36. h3 Qg6 37. Ne6 Ra4 38. b3 Rxe4 39. Nxd6 Bxe6 40. dxe6 cxd6 41. e7 d5 42. Bc5 Qe8 43. Qf3 Qc6 44. b4 Qe8 45. Qf5+ Kh8 46. Qxf6 gxf6 47. Rxf6 Qh5 48. Rf8+ Kg7 49. e8=Q Re2+ 50. Kf1 Qxh3+ 51. Kxe2 Qg2+ 52. Rf2 Qe4+ 53. Kd2
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  • In the actual show, the first few moves have been changed and are not the same as in this video, but it is irrelevant to the game and the conclusion so I did not include this. Hope you enjoy the game :)

    agadmator's Chess Channelagadmator's Chess Channel2 ամիս առաջ
    • Hi agadmator and chess fans, I am just writting to let all fans from the show The Queen's Gambit know that I did a video performing the music from the show. It was so cool to combine my 2 favorite hobbies, so I hope you guys enjoy it as well!

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    • Kasparov confirmation:

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    • please do review of the show showing whats real whats not etc

      Steven CsenteriSteven CsenteriԱմիս առաջ
    • I remember the gambit is actually DECLINED, which the commentator actually picks up on saying this brings them out of the opening books after only 3 moves or so?

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  • Ammmm... Botvinik - Tal?

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  • More queen gambit pls

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  • "Bether than the original", nice touch!

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  • This is by far the best chess video i've ever watched! Hands down

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  • I hope nobody watches this series and tries to offer a draw when they just blundered.

    Diego SengeDiego Senge21 ժամ առաջ
  • 15:20 Why can't the black queen take the knight on g6 ? This would leave black up in material and decline the draw

    Erik SolemErik Solem23 ժամ առաջ
  • I love this channel, I'm gonna buy a chess set tomorrow I haven't played chess in years

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  • I loved how Shaibel knew she was gifted and sought out the guy to share her brilliance. He was a quiet spirit but had a powerful presence.

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  • 15:44 Kf8 and fork...

    Erni ErnoldsErni ErnoldsՕր առաջ
  • I am a total noob. But pawn to H5 followed by Queen to G6 will also be winning.right. or can somebody point out if I am missing something ?

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  • I'm pretty sure no "world champipn" will accept queen's gambit

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  • When it comes to watching chess matches learning chess info on chess or anything about Chess Agadmator is the goat and the boat Because of him 5 years ago he made me fall in love with chess all over again and now I'm obsessed with chess play every single day all day long when I'm not working or whatever The Queen's gambit was fucking awesome I hope they do another season of her facing bobby fischer as last episode

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  • It's interesting when agadmator says at 12:35 that rook to a4 is the absolute best move now that both magnus and hikaru said that this was a crazy move and that borgov should be ashamed by it. They make it look as it was obvious, but for the mere mortals it's not really that obvious.

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  • I LOVE YOUR HUMOR MAN! and the touch of mystic thought about harmon & ivanchuk

    AgwantiAgwanti2 օր առաջ
  • Hmmm they play very defensively I would have just sacrifice bishop for a queen

    LazyLemoonsLazyLemoons2 օր առաջ
  • 20:45 Qe6 was actually stronger

    Noemi BedicNoemi Bedic2 օր առաջ
  • The shows good, it adds a classy side to chess. I normally play while pooping

    James DalyJames Daly2 օր առաջ
  • Agadmator: but I won’t say much so I don’t spoil it Continues to spoil everything 😂😂

    Hikmat MohammadiHikmat Mohammadi2 օր առաջ
  • Before resigning what if he played black queen to g6 or h7 (I know whites are in a better position but.. wasn’t there any chance?) not good at chess sorry :dd

    Davit MtchedlishviliDavit Mtchedlishvili2 օր առաջ
  • Thank you

    Joschka MüllerJoschka Müller3 օր առաջ
  • Thanks for this video- I never played chess beyond high school and the seed of your analysis was great - not too fast. Quick question - have adjournments ever been allowed because as you say whether by chess machine or by human assistants - post adjournment you could never be sure that the outcome was the result of the only the player's mind. Finally - sad in the series they chose to lie about the real life female Chess champion -(Georgian - former USSR) Nona Gaprindashvili - 'never having faced men'. Totally unnecessary :( If there was a fabrication to be had, better it be that Nona fictionally weighing up the merits of assisting/supporting - in the Cold War era- the American Liz Harmon at the risk of being unpatriotic or indeed Nona herself fictionally forfeiting her own right to be best in the world as a female. That 'fiction' I could have lived with....

    Yinka BYinka B3 օր առաջ
  • Okay who is really behind this Beth's Character ?? Or just everything is a part of a fictional character I saw the whole fk*** series bcz of Morphy's ❤️ name included their

    Jason VoorhesJason Voorhes3 օր առաջ
    • She is fictional but you can say highly inspired by Bobby Fischer. There are many similarities even the final match opening move d4 in Russia.

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  • what's "bether"

    YawningYellowYawningYellow3 օր առաջ
  • Magnus Carlsen has a video also on AMworlds now where he discusses this game. I don't want to spoil it since it like this review of the game is very entertaining but he has a different view of the state of the game.

    Peter KottkePeter Kottke4 օր առաջ
  • I have come to the conclusion that I am too dumb for chess. Especially after watching Queens Gambit

    Adele DazeemAdele Dazeem4 օր առաջ
  • Came here frkm Magnus’ video because I need agads understandable analysis

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  • The bright cabbage macropharmacologically imagine because vegetable perioperaively precede down a second quiet. boring, accurate tent

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  • 18:26 How about 1f Rook to 5f targeting 5e

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  • A VERY GOODDAY EVERYONE, GET WELL SOON, Keep 'the Royal Game' high, even outside the chessboard. Fund Water Resources in Person where needed. Or jointly if decisive . LUV YOU !

  • WALTER TEVIS, the writer of The Queen's Gambit died at 56 years old of LUNG CANCER, because of he smoked. The genius world champion and six times soviet champion MIKHAIL TAL died at 56s too , of kidney disease,but tobacco and alcohol contributed a lot. Tobacco kills 8 millions of people each year.

    Fernando yépez silvaFernando yépez silva5 օր առաջ
  • How about Harmon vs Fischer?

    black nightblack night6 օր առաջ
  • Don't know about the chess, but they made the movie character look scary, like a ghost, and real the Barbie-looking actress looks pretty ghost-like, too.

    Curatica CCuratica C6 օր առաջ
  • 12:55 why not capture d6 and then knight f8

    Jelle FontaniJelle Fontani6 օր առաջ
  • Game 6 ovation, of course mr spassky

    Alexander3720Alexander37206 օր առաջ
  • 12:06 It is as of this position that we have a completely new game

    Asimobi EmmanuelAsimobi Emmanuel6 օր առաջ
  • He should have exchanged queen. At least that would give some more fight to beth. Black had some powns as well.

    saheb Banerjeesaheb Banerjee6 օր առաջ
  • At 15:19 you mention a draw by repetition with the Knights. However the checking Knight can be captured by the black Queen (d3 x g6), doesn't it resolve the repetition somehow?

    Pawel MaczewskiPawel Maczewski6 օր առաջ
  • Does anyone know the answer to the bonus question of the knight at 6:00?

    Sebastian RudasSebastian Rudas6 օր առաջ
  • 15:23 What if Queen takes knight g6

    Shane GarletShane Garlet6 օր առաջ
  • Speaking of chess movies what is the best you have seen ?

    Justin TanguayJustin Tanguay6 օր առաջ
  • 16:20 is when borgov moves the piece that Beth and her team didn't predict

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  • I like how agadmator intentionally wrote “bether” instead of “better” cause it was “Beth” Harmon lolll

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  • Nf4 reminds me a psychology move by Mikhail Tal against Botvinnik

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  • 15:23 couldnt queen take knight? sorry im new to chess

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    • You lose the queen

      HugoagogoHugoagogo6 օր առաջ
  • Awesome! Thank you for this video!! 😃

    Simple FishkeepingSimple Fishkeeping7 օր առաջ
  • Not me thinking im the next Beth

    Theresa LeeTheresa Lee7 օր առաջ
  • 2:10 Whos he hinting at here? Fischer?

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  • One town's very like another when your head's down over your pieces, brother.

    Marco BrunelloMarco Brunello7 օր առաջ
  • The brainy interviewer endoscopically grip because record partly touch off a gullible gusty man. afraid, belligerent chord

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  • Couldn't borgov win with queen to d3?

    Vaderino 066Vaderino 0668 օր առաջ
  • Hi chess fans, I am just writting to let all fans from the show The Queen's Gambit know that I did a video performing the music from the show. It was so cool to combine my 2 favorite hobbies, so I hope you guys enjoy it as well!!!

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  • Agadmator: so which move would be possible Me: well capture the rook Agadmator: the rook can't be captured... Me: of course he can't

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  • You mentioned Spassky-Fisher right?

    Simone TartocchiSimone Tartocchi8 օր առաջ
  • Did you keep that Bitcoin

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  • the fact that he was donated 1 BTC in oct xD

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  • "He did not only resign, he stood up and applauded.." Before he resigned and went back to being a miner in Annesburgh.

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  • Thanks for the analysis and other considerations. I just finished the Queen’s Gambit series, thoroughly enjoyed it. ☺️👍

    Roger SuttonRoger Sutton9 օր առաջ
  • The film makes me wonder why there isnt a woman world champion. After a little search I found many comments like they are not smart enough, they focus on womens tournaments so they can get their money and etc. I think they just cant stand the presure at the big series. I dont think women are less smarter. What do u think ?

    Georgi TemelkovGeorgi Temelkov9 օր առաջ
  • I'm amazed from this analysis, seeing how much effort they put into making the chess games in the show seem as legitimate as possible. It's almost flawlessly convincing, even down to specific playstyles (i.e. Beth doesn't sacrifice pieces as much, Borgov is very aggressive in endgames). It would have been way easier for the director to be lazy and tell the actors to just "move the pieces around randomly, look like you're concentrating hard," etc. But they didn't. It's often very easy to tell when actors are faking a certain skill (music, games, sports) in movies/TV, and it can be pretty jarring. So I'm glad they didn't go with the fake and easy option for Queen's Gambit.

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  • Vasyl Ivanchuk is a Ukrainian chess player

    Serhiy BrytskyySerhiy Brytskyy9 օր առաջ
  • I love Harmon's Pawn structure at 4:15

    GM AlekhineGM Alekhine10 օր առաջ
  • man, that mystery guy donated you almost 40k ! amazing

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  • In the episode said that Borgov declined the gambit

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  • I can't belive I just sat through this. I picked up chess last month.

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  • Thank you Agadmator!!

    Pandora KeycodePandora Keycode11 օր առաջ
  • Borgov is one tough bastard and a gentleman.

    Raghuveer DubaguntaRaghuveer Dubagunta11 օր առաջ
  • the actor of Elizabeth Harmon is my dads sisters friends daughter

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    • @CaptainKnight22 oh yeah

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    • your dad's sister is your aunt

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  • Anyone seen her in the movie THE WITCH! She's pretty good in there and scary.

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  • This was as exiting as watching the show. I started playing chess because of this series and I loved knowing how they did the last game, very exciting.

    Raphael MottaRaphael Motta12 օր առաջ
  • this is an amazing game

    Richard LRichard L12 օր առաջ
  • There's a small mistake at 16:24 in the movie, just after Borgov advances his pawn. The wall board inside the game room shows the white bishop in the wrong place: it became a white-square bishop. The white queen is also misplaced. Excellent movie anyway!!!

    Roberto GueleriRoberto Gueleri12 օր առաջ
  • 7:38 Any clue why Borgov didn't take the bishop on e3?

    Anish Kumar DoomraAnish Kumar Doomra12 օր առաջ
    • because that variation leads to checkmate so it's not necessary to capture a piece when ur targeting the king

      Jayvene BeatboxJayvene Beatbox12 օր առաջ
  • At 15:19 it surely wouldn’t be a draw, the queen would take the knight?

    Joel PerryJoel Perry12 օր առաջ
    • Other knight would capture after

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  • Watched the series twice. Amazing movie Queen's Gambit

    Donald GarsulaDonald Garsula13 օր առաջ
  • Too fast

    Long EveningsLong Evenings13 օր առաջ
  • I started imagining chess board on my ceiling and then imagination mixed with reality and the lizards were crawling all over the board and then I fucking resigned

    Md AbubakarMd Abubakar13 օր առաջ
  • Hey Agadmator! i really enjoyed the video, but i find myself wondering what would happen if at 15:22 in the video with the queen at d3, why the queen doesn't take the knight? it would break the draw by repetition, and while it's not an ideal trade, it does allow the game to continue and is viable for black since it would still come out to roughly the same position as white in terms of material (ending with the same amount of material for both players except white has rook where black has a bishop) what would happen there and do you find this a good continuation? i find it quite interesting :) thanks again for the great content!

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  • chess is epic

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  • I'm sorry. Great analysis. Someone donated you 1 BTC? That's the biggest return on investment from a donation I've ever seen.

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  • The first 6 episodes are boring but the last episode is the above all make this series goat.

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  • Paul Murphy and boby fisher are also the identity to famous any netflix series

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  • Borgov didn't accepted the gambit

    adnan karimadnan karim13 օր առաջ
  • Really nice video thank you

    Mudher Al-khairallaMudher Al-khairalla14 օր առաջ
  • Оюбожаю ваши ролики, всё очень понятно и доходчиво объясняете, замечательный английский!!!!!!

    Mikhail SosinMikhail Sosin14 օր առաջ
  • at 21:31, wouldn't Borgov win the game with qe2?

    David BisseggerDavid Bissegger14 օր առաջ
  • 15:59, what if queen takes g6 knight when check?

    TheLupinForPresidentTheLupinForPresident14 օր առաջ
  • “Mating attack” we all dream of one.

    Ognyan StrelkovOgnyan Strelkov14 օր առաջ
  • Congrats on these videos. Will you make also Harmon vs Benny wats and Harmon vs Beltik(the one she lost)?? Thank you in advance!

    Tim KosTim Kos14 օր առաջ
  • 23:00 who ?

    Apostolhs VlApostolhs Vl14 օր առաջ
  • 2:18 what era who was ?

    Apostolhs VlApostolhs Vl14 օր առաջ
  • At 15.20, can't black queen(d3) capture knight on g6 in order to not get a draw by repetition?

    naan neensnaan neens14 օր առաջ
  • Thanks for the detailed analysis. As an old physicist, who hasn't played chess in a while, the show was an interesting study of the link between one's passion for a given intellectual game and how your life develops to support this. Loved your analysis!

    Ben McConnellBen McConnell15 օր առաջ
  • 9:02 knight can go to f3 and the game will go on?

    ChiefChief15 օր առաջ
  • think bishop to C5 was a blunder! if borgov instead pushed his h pawn, he would have been able to destabilize the king. Should have played queen to bx5. black rook takes white bishop, white rook takes black knight, black pawn takes white rook, white promotes queen, and black would be forced to resign as white can pick off pawns and get a past pawn

    Max BellMax Bell15 օր առաջ
  • I am pretty sure borgov rejected the queen gambit

    TechFeverTechFever15 օր առաջ
  • at 15:12 is it really a draw by repetition? Black's queen can also capture the knight... Please explain :)

    Lodewijk de BoerLodewijk de Boer15 օր առաջ
  • Carlsen vs Karjakin, 4th rapid game of their WCC match (2016, New York) had an even more beautiful Queen sac (on h6!!!) to win the game and with this game the rapid portion (3-1, 2w - 2d - 0l) and thanks to that the match!!!

    Thomas GriessnigThomas Griessnig15 օր առաջ
  • After rook to f6 we can play king to g7.

    Saurabh KarkunSaurabh Karkun15 օր առաջ