When the world no.1 blunders on move no.8 | Arjun Erigaisi vs Hou Yifan

Arjun Erigaisi took on World no.1 Hou Yifan in round 3 of the Satty Zhuldyz Blitz. The time control was 3 mins + 2 seconds increment per move. It was a normal English opening and Yifan made the most normal 8th move. And all of a sudden it went completely haywire. Would Arjun find that difficult move? Try to check out the video with commentary by IM Sagar Shah to figure out what happened and who resigned with a smile.

Video: ChessBase India

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  1. Yifan was actually holding that position in the end before loosing on time. Maybe she would've lost anyway, but that's an amazing recovery after making a huge mistake right out of the opening – what a fighter!

  2. Feels bad when strong players make a blunder 😢… I always support Arjun but it is not so much fun with pity

  3. Thanks for adding the engine Sagar . Thanks for listening . Please do the same for all arjun games

  4. this two had a different chemistry.. i dont know men.. if im the guy i would date this girl

  5. She isn't world #1. She isn't even in the world top 50. She's the women's #1, but that's it.

  6. This was nice. I haven't watched chess in a long time.

  7. IM Sagar Shah should try to learn english.

  8. This guy really speaks English Ridiculously 🤣🤣🤣

  9. World number 1 at what? Aren't there like over 100 people with a higher rating than 2601? If you meant #1 woman than this should be stated or else it could be misleading to someone who is new to chess

  10. Give them 10 seconds increment, to not having to lose on time. I‘d rather see them play a good game like this until the end.

  11. Your commentary is out of this world. You keep us amateurs into every move.

  12. Woman nr 1 *…… its not the nr 1 in the world… false title

  13. Credit to Hou Yifan for staying in the game after the blunder. She is very graceful whether she wins, loses, or draws.

  14. Love your commentary but Yifan is not world #1, Magnus Carlsen is.

  15. At 8:02 Arjun missed a really nice fork on the king and rook 😢

  16. What a wonderful game as well as video by Chessbase India!

  17. Incredible game.. tbh.. she held on to that position for quite a bit… only to eventually run out of time..

  18. Her smile is contagious.. but players have great respect for each other 😊

  19. After r*A1 yifan can go for r*c3 pinning knight and simultaneously stopping b*a8 that can cause draw or win even

  20. After her blunder, why not bishop take knight on C6 with a check and then taking the rook?

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