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around 35:32 danny said Kf6 mate
Absolutely funny & thrilling! :D cheers Danny!
17:21 he says Re1 is fine what he[master rensch] meant to say was Re8 looks good
That's rough Danny, it was still a fun video
Can't believe I missed ...Qb6+
Danny obviously saw that Qb6+ wins a piece, but he was playing the Honey Bagder defense. So, naturally, he didn't care.
Nearly Mated sounds good!!
Intelligent marketing plan
I dub your third game the Checkmate Saloon.
Get it? You had a lot of minors and as exciting as it looked they weren't allowed inside.
Yeah, I saw Qb6+ like a shot, but then I'm not trying to play and commentate against a super-GM :)
Qb6 wins a piece, Danny was obviously focused on commentating.
True novv.... So blundered a piece but Danny was probably paying more attention to the commentary (Danny: "we keep the pawn because we're greedy" and at that exact moment he could have won a piece... lol) than the opening.... a KG gone extremely wrong for white...
I stopped the video at 15 30 and started reading the comments to see if anyone else spotted it or I was just hallucinating about the double blunder.
Wow. Thanks Jay.
@Jhorwin -- yes, I was commentating while playing and HE wasn't. That's obviously WHY he won
Seriously though, if you don't stick around until the end, you won't see that I DID manage to get ONE game!
Hi IM Daniel, Were you playing live against Wesley while narrating at the same time?? Or is this just a replay?
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IM Daniel Rensch
With numerous "scholastic chess accomplishments" to boast of, both as a player and a coach, Danny has been a "chess professional" since his early teens. He was ranked in the Top 10 for his age in the U.S. every year from the age of 12 - 21years old, and at one point he was the highest rated 19-year old in the country. He earned the IM title at age 23. A part owner and full time Staff Member for Chess.com LLC, Danny is our Vice President of Content and Professional Operations, managing the products and "team of contributors" you enjoy here, as well as for our scholastic extension site, ChessKid.com.
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