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CRUSHING EXPECTATIONS - Lichess Titled Arena



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In this video, I play in the July 2022 Lichess Titled Blitz Arena. Despite a slow start, I have one of my best finishes ever in a Titled Arena. Timestamps below!
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0:00 Intro
0:35 Thank you Audible
2:16 Playing a new and rare opening against the Reti
8:50 London vs Modern Defense — Completely Outplayed
15:10 Falkbeer Counter Gambit vs King’s Gambit
20:42 GOING HAM (but the wrong type of ham)
26:42 Tricky London Sideline = CLEAN GAME
32:27 My Opponent played Fabiano’s Weapon vs Taimanov Sicilian
39:30 BERSERKING MAKES ME STRONGER (London Opening)
43:25 I FEEL SO CONFIDENT (London Opening TRAP)
46:24 DOH I’M PLAYING NARODITSKY (Jobava London)
51:02 London vs Slav = Happiness
57:00 MASSIVELY CROWDED CENTER (London Opening)
1:01:38 STAFFORD GAMBIT DECLINED = MAXIMUM PUNISHMENT
1:03:02 London Opening CRUSHES IM in 18 moves
1:04:50 Weird Opening leads to instructive positional strategy
1:11:21 SINGLE H-PAWN DESTROYS OPPONENT
1:16:45 Not a Stafford, but interesting Petroff Opening
1:19:59 No Mercy vs GM (London Opening)
1:24:43 Entering more Petroff Defense Theory
1:30:30 Cool Gambit vs London Opening
1:35:36 It takes a lot of work to win a chess game (London Opening)
1:42:05 ATTACKING with the Queen’s Gambit Declined
1:45:50 Questionable Berserk Leads to CRAZY Finish (London Opening)
1:50:55 OH NO MY ROSEN TROPHY
1:56:10 Sicilian Dragondorf leads to NASTY CHECKMATE vs GM David Paravyan
1:59:00 Out of my prep on move 3
2:05:34 Sicilian Dragon leads to dirty finish vs GM
2:10:50 Ultra-sharp Vienna Gambit
2:13:45 Ultra-sharp London Gambit vs GM Fidel Corrales
2:17:30 My Favorite line against the London Opening
2:22:30 I got tricked by a GM in the Sicilian Defense
2:27:50 “wow”
2:31:40 Grandmaster’s Unexpected Resignation
2:34:33 IM plays a TROLL opening vs Sicilian
2:38:47 My highest rated opponent of the tournament (2900+)
2:43:59 New Cool Gambit vs English Opening
2:47:30 Aggressive Jobava London Gambit
2:50:20 Jobava London leads to ENDGAME SPECTACLE
2:56:50 Daniel Naroditsky, we meet again (RebeccaHarris)
3:01:00 Final Tournament Thoughts

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