Punishing Beginner Mistakes | Ponziani Opening

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In this video I play a rapid chess game against fellow Twitch Streamer vengaard_live () who is a relatively new to chess— only been playing for ~3 months! In the game, I unleash the Ponziani Opening and proceed to show no mercy. I hope this game provides some instructional value when it comes to exploiting common beginner mistakes and using basic tactics to seize the advantage. Towards the end of the game (once I achieved a decisive material advantage) I put more of my focus towards answering various questions from the Twitch Chat. After the game, I provide some basic tips and advice and show how black could have improve the opening play against the Ponziani.
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  1. "delayed stream snipe. I have to be careful what I say in the past" 😂

  2. I just got a AD for this exact game before this Video.

  3. I can just imagine that the other guy playing is super focused, dripping sweat, smoke coming out of his ears as he tries to find the absolute perfect next move… And dude here is just sipping tea, talking about life. Lol

  4. The queen at 5:07 if we move the pawn from e4 to f3 will it be a good move? As it will be forcing a checkmate while still pinning the knight

  5. honestly think that he should've mooved qeen to f3 at 9:00 cause that would retain pressure without risking the queen and rendering the pawn deffense useless

  6. Opponent: he's thinking about his next move
    Eric : lichess , leeeeeeeeeechesss

  7. Hi Eric. Great content. I have been following for a while. thank you.
    I got a question – What software do you use to study or even here in your videos ? I like how you draw all the arrows and stuff? then the analysis and the feature of showing the best moves … What softare is this?? I tried lichess but doesn't seem to provide those features.

  8. The LORD is my rock, my fortress and my deliverer; my God is my rock, in whom I take refuge. He is my shield and the horn of my salvation, my stronghold. I call to the LORD, who is worthy of praise, and I am saved from my enemies

  9. But why not the pawn fork?, 7 minutes 23 sec, btw now i know because bishop lol

  10. 9:55 im the type of player who couldnt resist bishop a6 and the check with the queen

  11. At 5:13 why didn't the opponent put the queen at D5 he attacks the bishop/a queen exchange which will help him release the pressure from the middle/if ge didn't do a queen exchange he can attack the rook

  12. At 7:52 why did you not move your knight to fork the queen and both rooks? Seemed better?

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