Wesley So Blunders Into An Insane Checkmate

GM Hikaru Nakamura and GM Wesley So play a long blitz match
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  • Anyone can beat magnus Carlsen its just one in 100 Google by random moves win

    jordan Connorjordan Connor4 күн мурун
  • 4:18 if hikaru played re7 then rf7, rxf7, then queen takes and if he finds a way to reroute the bishop then mate

    Assass1leoAssass1leo7 күн мурун
  • At 45-52 min I slowed down the video to .50 and took screen shots cuz I couldn’t keep up with what ass was happening.... I do this a lot being a new player when hikaru plays a few moves ahead. Lol

    Steve McVaySteve McVay11 күн мурун
  • me: struggling to think multiple moves ahead mid game Hikaru: replayed his previous game in his head for a forced win while playing his current game against GM Wesley

    HarveyHarvey14 күн мурун
  • The premium sense technologically interfere because flare extremely grin among a general gentle comb. prickly, second christmas

    elden dardarelden dardar15 күн мурун
  • Wow

    RadiicalRadiical16 күн мурун
  • Is for me?

    Eliel HedbergEliel Hedberg18 күн мурун
  • 58:00 me playing chess

    D duck squadD duck squad19 күн мурун
  • Hikaru: can i play something i dont believe in Me: sacrifices pieces without plan in mind just hoping it would work 😂😂😂

    uday andhaleuday andhale20 күн мурун
  • wesley should've let his time run out and it would've been a draw

    Akaki BazadzeAkaki Bazadze20 күн мурун
  • does someone has the end-score?

    Karlsson vom DachKarlsson vom Dach22 күн мурун
  • The rarest checkmate, the knight king checkmate

    Nico DetaloNico Detalo23 күн мурун
  • Don’t think just move, I didn’t know I played like a gm

    Aiden PotterAiden Potter24 күн мурун
  • isnt the best move 4:17 knight e2?

    Mr BoenMr Boen26 күн мурун
    • Bishop d3 takes

      XDXD16 күн мурун
  • 1:02:54 we're both terrible chess players. So honest

    GrownUpGamingGrownUpGamingАй мурун
  • like it, thats what you do only wins coz of blunder.. this s da reason you hardly win in rapid and classical chess..

    Joe WhoJoe WhoАй мурун
  • There is always a reason why Naka lost his game, and he must tell us every time.

    Hm'dHm'dАй мурун
  • People when Wesley Blunders: 🤯

    MrButtHurtMrButtHurtАй мурун
  • Perfect as always! Hikaru is my favorite elite GM :)

    GM AlekhineGM AlekhineАй мурун
  • Hikaru plays, talks, and reads comments in 3 minutes game against a super-GM. I think Wesley just plays.

    Mehmet Ihsan OkurMehmet Ihsan OkurАй мурун
    • @SuperGGLOL wesley be chillin with his cat

      patrick atilanopatrick atilano22 саат мурун
    • Wesley in the dark focusing very hard while hikaru chilling on twitch talking and complaining to chat about how bad he’s playing ,

      SuperGGLOLSuperGGLOL21 күн мурун
  • Lol the king and knight just get checkmate because the opponent has a pawn

    GianlucaGianlucaАй мурун
  • If wesley had let his time run out instead of making a move it would have been a draw because of insufficient material

    Adam ObaidiAdam ObaidiАй мурун
    • If this about the last game,, that would only happen if hikaru had run out of on time

      Egemen BostanEgemen BostanАй мурун
  • 1:27:41 , queen f1 checkmate?

    SadnessSadnessАй мурун
    • The bishop...dude, the bishop.

      CirniumCirniumАй мурун
  • 18:05 They did my man Anish dirty

    Trinh HieuTrinh HieuАй мурун
  • i'm not good so much but 3:54 he2 is winning?

    -Hime Sawako--Hime Sawako-Ай мурун
  • How does he checkmate with only a king and knight! That’s ridiculous.

    Nathanael AndersonNathanael AndersonАй мурун
    • You need at least the opponent have a pawn, only king and knight you couldnt make it. "That's ridiculous" great quote!

      Euler MachadoEuler MachadoАй мурун
  • Achievement unlocked: Rare mate

    The Nerd GamerThe Nerd Gamer2 ай мурун
  • Worst but best games I've seen 🤣

    dominick .-.dominick .-.2 ай мурун
  • Uhh this music is nice. Does he have some titles too maybe ?

    Sarius SariusSarius Sarius2 ай мурун
  • What is the name of the attack Hikaru uses against Sicilian? I’ve never seen it before

    QuantumMan12QuantumMan122 ай мурун
  • "first time in my life today" 1:19:55 (c) Nakamura

    Василий ШашихинВасилий Шашихин2 ай мурун
  • why did Wesley resign in that position at 8:27?

    Ben WaldeeBen Waldee2 ай мурун
    • Hikaru was the one who resigned

      XDXD16 күн мурун
  • uwu

    Vincent CuencaVincent Cuenca2 ай мурун
  • The lesson here is that mentality is so important.

    José BompartJosé Bompart3 ай мурун
  • Hikaru has king crimson or somethig that can let him see the future

    Dalida Alvin Jared S.Dalida Alvin Jared S.3 ай мурун
  • if wesley timed himself out would he have gotten a draw

    BustinBustin4 ай мурун
  • Thanks to the digital age, we are able to see what the people at the very top do and think and say. Otherwise they used to be just names you read on a newspaper and could only wonder what they are like.

    Prabhakar ShuklaPrabhakar Shukla4 ай мурун
  • Foreshadowing of Skilling 😜

    MIB koolMIB kool4 ай мурун
  • İ need some more brain

    ZEKTRZEKTR4 ай мурун
  • 4:15 why didnt hikaru play Ne2 keep the extra piece?

    Anh Đỗ HoàngAnh Đỗ Hoàng4 ай мурун
    • @darthvaderalex pro tip: I never asked you

      XDXD16 күн мурун
    • Pro tip: If you have questions on a game you can put the position into stockfish and analyse yourself instead of asking and never getting an answer

      darthvaderalexdarthvaderalex16 күн мурун
    • Because I said so

      Steven O'DonoghueSteven O'Donoghue3 ай мурун
  • Someone tell Hikaru that a minor positional mistake in a 3+0 game is not a “horrible blunder” hahahahaha

    Ian Pablo Martinez AlanisIan Pablo Martinez Alanis4 ай мурун
  • The thumbail made me click

    PapsPaps4 ай мурун
  • Jesus Christ loves you. God is love

    Jerry TownsJerry Towns4 ай мурун
  • “Ok let’s play slow. This is still 3|0” Then there’s Me, only able to win in 15|10

    Joel KitcherJoel Kitcher4 ай мурун
  • Pog hikaru

    Mee7Mee74 ай мурун
  • Hikaru always saying in every blitz game: i forgot it is 3 0 not 3 1 thats why i lose. I mean he literally just plays 3 0 and has always the same excuse. It is sadly a lil bit annoying no matter how much i am a fan of him

    F DF D4 ай мурун
  • I have seen that mate in Anish bullet stream but due to time out , the game got to draw (insufficient Material) So ideally Wesley should have not moved his piece and after the time goes out . It will be considered as Draw (Due to insufficient Material)

    Akshay Ashok kAkshay Ashok k4 ай мурун
  • 2:16 I never understood this "I quess I can premove". Like recapturing a piece or pawn is always a "safe" premove cuz u already know you are gonna take back the piece if opponent captures. Edit. Also if opponent didnt capture it u basically didnt premove anything, there is no risk premoving recapture.

    Riku sRiku s4 ай мурун
    • there is a risk, maybe u didnt see that u cant really retake

      Михайло ШевченкоМихайло ШевченкоАй мурун
  • Thumbnail game is on a different level

    Ahbar AhadAhbar Ahad4 ай мурун
  • i feel very proud for spotting knight f3 on the last game, and i knew it wasnt lost but a bad endgame

    engineer gamingengineer gaming4 ай мурун
  • Really impressed by both players !

    Philippe ChauviréPhilippe Chauviré4 ай мурун
  • Man every time Naka loses he´s like man the quality of the song or this game is just not colourful enough - frankly terrible.

    Ondřej NěmecOndřej Němec4 ай мурун
    • The truth hurts.

      Aditya MishraAditya Mishra4 ай мурун
  • Yes...yes.. fine how many times will you say "It's definitely winning here"?!!

    Omkar SatheOmkar Sathe4 ай мурун
  • I find it interesting how xqc with his „negative talent in live“ has influenced chess vocabulary so much.

    QawiQawi4 ай мурун
    • @Roger McCurdy juicer, wooden shield, bing bang pow. He was part of the immortal throbbing game. What else can you expect from a single man?

      giannis r.giannis r.19 күн мурун
    • just out of curiosity what has xqc affected in chess vocab

      Roger McCurdyRoger McCurdy4 ай мурун
  • A question for hikaru why didn't you listen to classical ?!

    Vex HistoryVex History4 ай мурун
  • So what if wesly doesn’t play a move and flags, isn’t that a draw due to insufficient materials?

    Ata SaeedAta Saeed4 ай мурун
    • I was thinking same

      Bojan MaksimovicBojan Maksimovic4 ай мурун
  • 1:02:39 is the moment

    Kevin WuKevin Wu4 ай мурун
    • @XD you're welcome, king.

      Kevin WuKevin Wu15 күн мурун
    • Thanks

      XDXD16 күн мурун
  • love hikaru when his instincts are soooo right! great video.

    Adail CavalheiroAdail Cavalheiro4 ай мурун
  • Ladies and gentlemen... 1:23:52

    Aday DoğanAday Doğan4 ай мурун
    • Agreed

      XDXD16 күн мурун
  • I've never seen Hikaru play so hesitantly in 3-0... I get that So is great, but Hikaru should always have the edge in speed chess and he didn't play like it. I guess everybody has a bad day.

    Lui FerreyraLui Ferreyra4 ай мурун
  • how is white in check mate at the start? Don't get it

    42 Maths42 Maths4 ай мурун
  • I think the editor deserves a raise for that thumbnail

    Harsh ChawlaHarsh Chawla4 ай мурун
  • nice comeback!

    Jarl FroysaJarl Froysa4 ай мурун
  • Hikaru pog

    faceface4 ай мурун
  • It wasn't Hikaru's day it seems. Still good content, I really like it... Also keep on the thumbnails :D

    gamestories Moviesgamestories Movies4 ай мурун
    • @Pero Zmiric He kept making mistakes. He usually doesn't do that many :S Also he's normally faster

      gamestories Moviesgamestories Movies19 күн мурун
    • He crushed wesley and it wasnt his day??

      Pero ZmiricPero Zmiric19 күн мурун
  • Why was it checkmate, Wesley could have moved Kh7 and would be perpetual check but no mate... I don't get it.

    TheRealD4VIDTheRealD4VID4 ай мурун
    • The knight on f8 covers the h7 square so the white king is stalemated and the only move is to push the pawn after which Ng6# is checkmate.

      ShuraShura4 ай мурун
  • I'm confused, Hikaru took his own pieces (0:47 & 2:50) twice? You can do that?

    GhostInaJar_GhostInaJar_4 ай мурун
    • @Francesco Parenzan OH I see it now, thanks for the clarification!

      GhostInaJar_GhostInaJar_4 ай мурун
    • he is premoving two moves, he captures the knight that took the bishop

      Francesco ParenzanFrancesco Parenzan4 ай мурун
  • Anyone else noticed the board in the thumbnail is set up wrong?

    YCYC4 ай мурун
  • 'Im playing like Anish now, I can't win a game' *oof*

    phalanger1phalanger14 ай мурун
  • What am i doing?I gotcha move!Why am i thinking?O he got that move.Missed that completely.And finally especially in blitz after making a move sees that is a terrible blunder. Thats the thought process of every chess player(atleast me)while playing chess😂

    Dhamodhar R VDhamodhar R V4 ай мурун
  • That thumbnail looks like a Arabic meme

    orraV dialgooVorraV dialgooV4 ай мурун
  • That thumbnail though... Brought to you by thumbnail gang xD

    Aphra XiaojunAphra Xiaojun4 ай мурун
  • If you like this comment your parent will not live a hundred years

    artemis chenartemis chen4 ай мурун
  • Would be awesome if you added your own commentary to a game match with Carlsen explaining the thought process

    Tom KnudsenTom Knudsen4 ай мурун
  • 1:02:25 like duggiedrop commented gave me a new chess game mode idea. You saw Hikaru tried to move knight 4 squards instead 3 squares. Idea: Normal chess with a superpower move!; for example the Knight can jump 1 square further. U can only use the abbility once during chess and every piece gets his superpower abbility.

    Simply SubscribeSimply Subscribe4 ай мурун
  • Nice music on the background 🤘

    Juan Rodriguez CalvarJuan Rodriguez Calvar4 ай мурун
  • Hikaru “ I would’ve won” Nakamura

    Leaf OakenshieldLeaf Oakenshield4 ай мурун
  • thats a cursed thumbnail

    Angela Kartolína LuntianAngela Kartolína Luntian4 ай мурун
  • "Typical, I'm playing like Anish now. I can't win a game" SAVAGE xD (time: 18:05)

    NOE ALVAREZNOE ALVAREZ4 ай мурун
    • @Saif Mahmud Okay.

      AminAmPentaNeAminAmPentaNe19 күн мурун
    • @AminAmPentaNe I guess someone has been bullied so much in life they find it normal. Maybe youre mistaking masochism with humor lmao

      Saif MahmudSaif Mahmud19 күн мурун
    • @The Poison Kid Haha, Yep. Peace onto you✌️

      AminAmPentaNeAminAmPentaNe21 күн мурун
    • @AminAmPentaNe Or maybe my humour is different from yours and I do not care about my e-penis, but rather people around me. Anyway, it's not getting anywhere. You do you, and I do whatever floats my boat. Have a good one Amin.

      The Poison KidThe Poison Kid21 күн мурун
    • @The Poison Kid Mm.. may be you lack humor. And haven't caught up with the current world.

      AminAmPentaNeAminAmPentaNe21 күн мурун
  • Hikaru: literally makes THE most insane checkmate you can do Also Hikaru: i dont have a punchline but he just didnt give a shit

    GanaGana4 ай мурун
  • Can Someone tell me the name of the music that he is listening to

    Youba YahiaouiYouba Yahiaoui4 ай мурун
  • Mr Nakamura. Don't loose 30s per game telling and thinking you are loosing time^^

    Guillaume HuetGuillaume Huet4 ай мурун
  • Hikaru man i admire u soo so much the why u play and the good whys of trapping is so thrilling but man please rock&roll is not the kind of music u put with chess its very annoying 💔

    Kj 1997Kj 19974 ай мурун
    • NO

      AndgaChannelAndgaChannel4 ай мурун
  • Hikaru saying "For a little human like me"😂

    guillaume paulhusguillaume paulhus4 ай мурун
  • btw Wasley could let himself flag and get the draw (cause in chess com if one player has a knight and nothing else then its consider draw (cause knight and king cant mate by themselves)) so its really nice to see that he let the mate happen

    Nikolas DritsasNikolas Dritsas4 ай мурун
    • @Josef Holba yeah like the alireza vs carlsen controversy

      Owen CrawfordOwen Crawford4 ай мурун
    • No it isn't always like this....if your opponent can somehow by any order of moves make a checkmate, then if you flag yourself, you lose...and as you've seen yourself, Hikaru mated him, so if So flagged himself, he would lose.

      Josef HolbaJosef Holba4 ай мурун
  • After bishop f3 can you retreat your knight from danger and block the bishop with knight e2?

    Andrew FergusonAndrew Ferguson4 ай мурун
  • Who is he talking to?

    Abe KenneyAbe Kenney4 ай мурун
  • So knight f4 is attractive and g5 is talking dirty

    Jesus The light bringerJesus The light bringer4 ай мурун
  • 24:07 hahahahhhahhaa

    General Gaming WRGeneral Gaming WR4 ай мурун
  • I loved this! Now this is more like a fight unlike the lopsided win of Nakamura in their last game .Hahaha It's also somewhat a good feeling to see that even GM's blunder themselves into a scholar's mate. These two are two of the super beasts of speed chess with Magnus, currently reigning as the king of super beasts. Will his reign continue? That is the question. Can't wait to see the SCC finals!

    Reylan DavidReylan David4 ай мурун
    • Yeah I think Hikaru and Wesley are #2 and #3 respectively.

      jz kramerjz kramer4 ай мурун
  • Finally some music in the background. 🤘🏻

    Sebastian Mortes HaugomSebastian Mortes Haugom4 ай мурун
  • Wasn't his Bishop hanging at 7:12 or am I missing something?

    John DilingerJohn Dilinger4 ай мурун
    • Pro tip: ask stockfish

      darthvaderalexdarthvaderalex16 күн мурун
    • I think you are right. At least 2 moves later he should have taken the bishop

      Ben MBen M4 ай мурун
  • Hikaru hands down is my favorite chess player. Never had one. But he's the first!

    Caleb NavarroCaleb Navarro4 ай мурун
    • Try Alexandra botez 😁

      carlo saldanacarlo saldana4 ай мурун
  • Lmaooooo Love the thumbnail!

    Daniel PerezDaniel Perez4 ай мурун
  • First time in my life today. First time in my life today.

    everythingsawesomeeverythingsawesome4 ай мурун
  • 1:02:29 ish for the mate in question

    badman jonesbadman jones4 ай мурун
  • 57:30 the game starts

    beastumfanbeastumfan4 ай мурун
    • thx

      AidanAidan4 ай мурун
  • 0:00 Wesley could have made a draw if there was not enough time! Because Hikaru only has a knight

    bac chusbac chus4 ай мурун
    • Yeah no shit that’s why it’s called a blunder

      isaac mossisaac moss4 ай мурун
  • wew, pro

    Tyler AndersonTyler Anderson4 ай мурун
  • Hikaru “wouldacouldashoulda” Nakamura

    Ryan KellyRyan Kelly4 ай мурун