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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115 Comments

  1. Bro thought he will slide some life philosophy and we won't notice. 4:30

  2. "World no. 1" actually means world no 97, right ? Or even lower right now. Feminism cannot compensate for skill, no matter how much some people want so. Chess forces them to see reality. Men are on another level.

  3. She's not world number 1 is she? She's number 119.

  4. Clearly, That was nervous smile from beginning and she was sure she's going to loose anyway.

  5. i didn't undestand what do you said. try speaking in indian language

  6. White Perform an Prey attract strategy &fast pace tempo attack form.

  7. Hou should have become the greatest female chess player of all time, but she decided to continue her education at university and pursue her career in science if i am not mistaken.

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