Funniest Chess Games Of All Time

Funniest Chess Games Of All Time‎

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Why is chess always taken so seriously? It can be funny and highly entertaining! In this series, IM Kostya Kavutskiy shows you the funny side of chess

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Nakamura Toys With Rybka Is this the most famous man-vs-machine online game ever? Hikaru Nakamura turns the computer engine Rybka into his digital clown in a game that will have you laughing as much as learning.

Winning A Game With No Captures The legendary GM Gligoric won a serious tournament game in 29 moves without any captures being made by either side. Find out how he used a clever trap to win in this very amusing game review.

No Draw! How many times can a chess position repeat until it's a draw? If you answered three, you obviously haven't seen this hilarious game from the Dutch championship.

The Random Stalemate Surprise! It's stalemate on the board after a shockingly low number of moves. Was this one of the greatest chess failures ever? Or did the players do it on purpose to make a draw?

Never Play Copy Cat They say cats have nine lives, but in chess you can be sure that copycats don't. Learn why you should never mirror your opponent's moves in this hilarious lesson.

Nakamura's No-Good Underpromotion Underpromotion, when done correctly, illustrates the subtle beauty of chess. That's not the case here, because Hikaru Nakamura's unnecessary underpromotion created complications that eventually cost him the game in this tragically funny episode.

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