How To Swindle Your Opponent

How To Swindle Your Opponent‎

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What should you do when you're losing a chess game? If it's not time to resign, it's time to swindle your opponent! WGM Qiyu Zhou demonstrates the tricks you need to survive lost positions!

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Magnus Carlsen vs Gawain Jones: What should you do when you're losing a chess game? If it's not time to resign, it's time to swindle your opponent. Watch how World Champion, Magnus Carlsen goes down a piece and then builds up a winning attack as if nothing ever happened!

Kasparov vs Petrosian: Even World Champions can fall for swindles. Check out how former World Champion Petrosian survived a deadly attack and turned things around against the great Garry Kasparov!

Never Give Up: The original chess swindler was the great Frank Marshall. Watch how he first survived lost piece and then a bad endgame to defeat his opponent. Marshall's saving combination is one of the most famous swindles ever played!

Online Swindles: How did Alireza Firouzja swindle Hikaru Nakamura in an astounding blitz game? What tricks work well in online speed chess games? What is the Rosen Trap, named after IM Eric Rosen? WGM Qiyu Zhou will show you the tricks and traps of online chess.

My Swindle: How did WGM Qiyu Zhou escape a lost position against a higher rated player in the Women's World Championship? She found a swindle, of course! Check out this World Championship defensive technique!

What was your best swindle? Tell us in the comments!

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