3000 Rated Chess Puzzles Made EASY

3000 Rated Chess Puzzles Made EASY

Naycir
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Oct 28, 2020

What makes a Grandmaster of the royal game so much more different than a very careful "casual" player of the game? In this week's video, we go inside Grandmasters brains by solving a series of 3000+ rated puzzles. I must confess that the recurring...

I Almost DIED While Playing Chess

I Almost DIED While Playing Chess

Naycir
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Oct 18, 2020

When I first started playing chess from absolute zero, I was too shy to play against real opponents. Like many of my pure beginner chess friends, I would play against a computer and GMs would keep telling me that I should play against real people ...

Playing Chess but I Blunder EVERYTHING

Playing Chess but I Blunder EVERYTHING

Naycir
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Oct 14, 2020

Sooooooooo IM Eric Rosen was on my stream about a week ago and he said I should make a compilation out of my worst blunders. As a famous 21st century philosopher that goes with the name of Timmy the 5Gs once said "Blunders are like Pringles.....

Former US Champion Teaches Me Evil Chess Traps!

Former US Champion Teaches Me Evil Chess Traps!

Naycir
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Sep 12, 2020

Things can quickly go south in chess especially at the beginner level. Being aware of some common opening traps saves you some valuable time that can be spent on winning endgame calculations. Former US Champion WGM Sabina Foisor kindly joined my s...

Chess Exhibitions During Covid-19 | Vlog

Chess Exhibitions During Covid-19 | Vlog

Naycir
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Aug 29, 2020

Competitive chess events like the World Chess Championship, Sinquefield Cup and many national championships are postponed or cancelled due to Covid-19 pandemic. The pandemic also had a huge impact on one of my favorite activities, the chess exhibi...

Master vs Beginner Returns with GM Anna Muzychuk!

Master vs Beginner Returns with GM Anna Muzychuk!

Naycir
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Jun 12, 2020

Naycir's stream series Master vs Beginner will make a return on June 13 at 09:00 am PST (6pm CEST) featuring former Women's World Rapid & Blitz champion GM Anna Muzychuk! Naycir the beginner, who gives the mortals a chance by significantly dro...

2020 Cairns Cup #2 | A Visual Blog Post

2020 Cairns Cup #2 | A Visual Blog Post

Naycir
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Feb 18, 2020

Hello everyone! I am back with the second and final part of my visual blog post series from 2020 Cairns Cup, one of the highest rated all-female tournaments in chess history! The field included reigning world champions of classical (Wenjun), rapid...

2020 Cairns Cup  #1 | A Visual Blog Post

2020 Cairns Cup #1 | A Visual Blog Post

Naycir
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Feb 7, 2020

Welcome back to yet another visual blog post series! This series feature one of the most requested tournaments ever! The second annual Cairns Cup, the highest-rated all-female tournament in chess history! The event is hosted by Saint Louis Chess C...

2019 Sinquefield Cup Tiebreaks: A Visual Blogpost

2019 Sinquefield Cup Tiebreaks: A Visual Blogpost

Naycir
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Aug 29, 2019

Ding Liren was the first one to arrive at the tournament hall. Here he comes!  The world champion wasn't impressed by my chess skills. Just kidding... I was holding a camera lens that looked like a weapon... The first game of the day...