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Levy Rozman answers the internet’s burning questions about the game of chess. What’s the best opening? How do you become a grandmaster? Was the Queen’s Gambit an accurate show? What’s the worst move you can make in chess? Is it harder to play with black pieces than white? Levy answers all these questions and much more!

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Director: Lisandro Perez-Rey
Director of Photography: Charlie Jordan
Editor: Chris Davies
Expert: Levy Rozman

Line Producer: Joseph Buscemi
Associate Producer: Brandon White
Production Manager: Eric Martinez
Production Coordinator: Fernando Davila

Camera Operator: Corey Eisenstein
Audio: Brett Van Deusen
Production Assistant: Patrick Sargent

Post Production Supervisor: Alexa Deutsch
Post Production Coordinator: Ian Bryant
Supervising Editor: Doug Larsen
Assistant Editor: Paul Tael

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  1. Thank you WIRED! Hope you all enjoyed the episode 😊

  2. “International chess federation” sounds like a country with a dictatorship

  3. “He will squeeze water out of stone” is a banger of a line to describe Magnus, holy moly.

  4. Levy: "chess openings are named after people or places"
    Hikaru: "bongcloud lul"

  5. I'm like 12 year old that guy, chess is too hard.

  6. "people have had vibrating device in their shoe or elsewhere" had me dying laughing.

  7. Lol Contrapoints asked a question. Meanwhile she has millions of subs

  8. The questions with the Mate in two went like so: I just wartend to Look for the Checkmate and he in exact 1 second: „I found it“

  9. In Philippines, the Knight is actually called a horse by casual people.

  10. Wow I'm haing fun with this video. "Knight" and not "horse" because the knight, RIDING the horse, controls the horse. There are chess sets where the knights are carved or formed into knights with visors as opposed to looking like horses.

  11. As to the Shakhmat question: "Mat" in Persian, as well as in modern Hebrew and Arabic means dead or died. The King is Dead.

  12. Omg I do Pawn to F3 every time, I thought I was being smart..

  13. vibrating device in shoe or elsewhere….we know what youre talking about gotham…

  14. Is it better to castle on the king side or on the queen side?

  15. Are there more overall chess positions on a board than a tunic cube!

  16. in Romania we say shāh mat or idk how to write it

  17. In czech language we really call knight a horse and bishop is an archer or shooter 😉

  18. Always thought Ron was the chess guy, but Harry here seems to know a thing or two.

  19. When he said “shoe or elsewhere” while giggling he giggled because some one put it up his no no zone 🍑🍑🍑 in a serious tournament and got caught…

  20. In Hungarian the knite is called horse wich is Ló and i was taught that it steps in an l shape because of the first letter of the word

  21. Didn't expect to see Contrapoints in this.

  22. theoretically the worse possible move in chess is to start playing

  23. i want to meet the guy the bongcloud defense was named after


  25. How do you cheat at chess?
    GC: "You use external help or a computer"
    Me, an intellectual: hah eats opponent's pieces when they're not looking

  26. I have a friend that we say is so bad we don’t know how to counter him but I think that he has some magic ability to make us stupid (or maybe it is too noisy in the lunchroom

  27. 2:50 couldnt i just say "LOOK OVER THERE ITS A CAR CRASH!!!!" then rearrange the opponents pieces

  28. I played chess once and I beat my mom.

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