Bether Than The Original || Harmon vs Borgov - Final Game || Netflix's Queen's Gambit

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Elizabeth Harmon vs Vasily Borgov
Netflix Series - The Queen's Gambit
Queen's Gambit Accepted, 3.e4 (D20)
1. d4 d5 2. c4 dxc4 3. e4 Nc6 4. Be3 Nf6 5. Nc3 e5 6. d5 Ne7 7. Bxc4 Ng6 8. f3 Bd6 9. Qd2 Bd7 10. Nge2 a6 11. Bb3 b5 12. a4 O-O 13. O-O Qe7 14. Rac1 Nh5 15. g3 h6 16. Bc2 Rab8 17. axb5 axb5 18. Ra1 Ra8 19. Bd3 Bb4 20. Rxa8 Rxa8 21. Qc2 Bc5 22. Nd1 Bd6 23. Nf2 Nhf4 24. Rc1 Qg5 25. Kh1 Qh5 26. Ng1 Nxd3 27. Nxd3 f5 28. Nc5 Bc8 29. Rf1 Ne7 30. Qd3 fxe4 31. fxe4 Qg6 32. Kg2 Kh7 33. Nf3 Ng8 34. Nh4 Qg4 35. Nf5 Nf6 36. h3 Qg6 37. Ne6 Ra4 38. b3 Rxe4 39. Nxd6 Bxe6 40. dxe6 cxd6 41. e7 d5 42. Bc5 Qe8 43. Qf3 Qc6 44. b4 Qe8 45. Qf5+ Kh8 46. Qxf6 gxf6 47. Rxf6 Qh5 48. Rf8+ Kg7 49. e8=Q Re2+ 50. Kf1 Qxh3+ 51. Kxe2 Qg2+ 52. Rf2 Qe4+ 53. Kd2
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  1. agadmator's Chess Channel

    agadmator's Chess ChannelΠριν 2 μήνες

    In the actual show, the first few moves have been changed and are not the same as in this video, but it is irrelevant to the game and the conclusion so I did not include this. Hope you enjoy the game :)

  2. 88PianoKeys

    88PianoKeysΠριν 6 ημέρες

    Hi agadmator and chess fans, I am just writting to let all fans from the show The Queen's Gambit know that I did a video performing the music from the show. It was so cool to combine my 2 favorite hobbies, so I hope you guys enjoy it as well!

  3. Max Markin

    Max MarkinΠριν 28 ημέρες

    Kasparov confirmation:

  4. Superx Apple

    Superx AppleΠριν μήνα

  5. Steven Csenteri

    Steven CsenteriΠριν μήνα

    please do review of the show showing whats real whats not etc

  6. Francesco Bovoli

    Francesco BovoliΠριν μήνα

    I remember the gambit is actually DECLINED, which the commentator actually picks up on saying this brings them out of the opening books after only 3 moves or so?

  7. Chilly Flake

    Chilly FlakeΠριν 53 λεπτά

    I'm pretty sure no "world champipn" will accept queen's gambit

  8. Mike D

    Mike DΠριν 6 ώρες

    When it comes to watching chess matches learning chess info on chess or anything about Chess Agadmator is the goat and the boat Because of him 5 years ago he made me fall in love with chess all over again and now I'm obsessed with chess play every single day all day long when I'm not working or whatever The Queen's gambit was fucking awesome I hope they do another season of her facing bobby fischer as last episode

  9. aga1nst

    aga1nstΠριν 8 ώρες

    It's interesting when agadmator says at 12:35 that rook to a4 is the absolute best move now that both magnus and hikaru said that this was a crazy move and that borgov should be ashamed by it. They make it look as it was obvious, but for the mere mortals it's not really that obvious.

  10. Agwanti

    AgwantiΠριν 10 ώρες

    I LOVE YOUR HUMOR MAN! and the touch of mystic thought about harmon & ivanchuk

  11. LazyLemoons

    LazyLemoonsΠριν 16 ώρες

    Hmmm they play very defensively I would have just sacrifice bishop for a queen

  12. Noemi Bedic

    Noemi BedicΠριν 20 ώρες

    20:45 Qe6 was actually stronger

  13. James Daly

    James DalyΠριν 23 ώρες

    The shows good, it adds a classy side to chess. I normally play while pooping

  14. Hikmat Mohammadi

    Hikmat MohammadiΠριν 23 ώρες

    Agadmator: but I won’t say much so I don’t spoil it Continues to spoil everything 😂😂

  15. Davit Mtchedlishvili

    Davit MtchedlishviliΠριν ημέρα

    Before resigning what if he played black queen to g6 or h7 (I know whites are in a better position but.. wasn’t there any chance?) not good at chess sorry :dd

  16. Joschka Müller

    Joschka MüllerΠριν ημέρα

    Thank you

  17. Yinka B

    Yinka BΠριν ημέρα

    Thanks for this video- I never played chess beyond high school and the seed of your analysis was great - not too fast. Quick question - have adjournments ever been allowed because as you say whether by chess machine or by human assistants - post adjournment you could never be sure that the outcome was the result of the only the player's mind. Finally - sad in the series they chose to lie about the real life female Chess champion -(Georgian - former USSR) Nona Gaprindashvili - 'never having faced men'. Totally unnecessary :( If there was a fabrication to be had, better it be that Nona fictionally weighing up the merits of assisting/supporting - in the Cold War era- the American Liz Harmon at the risk of being unpatriotic or indeed Nona herself fictionally forfeiting her own right to be best in the world as a female. That 'fiction' I could have lived with....

  18. Jason Voorhes

    Jason VoorhesΠριν 2 ημέρες

    Okay who is really behind this Beth's Character ?? Or just everything is a part of a fictional character I saw the whole fk*** series bcz of Morphy's ❤️ name included their

  19. YawningYellow

    YawningYellowΠριν 2 ημέρες

    what's "bether"

  20. Peter Kottke

    Peter KottkeΠριν 2 ημέρες

    Magnus Carlsen has a video also on GRlifes now where he discusses this game. I don't want to spoil it since it like this review of the game is very entertaining but he has a different view of the state of the game.

  21. Adele Dazeem

    Adele DazeemΠριν 2 ημέρες

    I have come to the conclusion that I am too dumb for chess. Especially after watching Queens Gambit

  22. BlessingTree8

    BlessingTree8Πριν 3 ημέρες

    Came here frkm Magnus’ video because I need agads understandable analysis

  23. nrg kickz

    nrg kickzΠριν 3 ημέρες

    The bright cabbage macropharmacologically imagine because vegetable perioperaively precede down a second quiet. boring, accurate tent

  24. Alex

    AlexΠριν 3 ημέρες

    18:26 How about 1f Rook to 5f targeting 5e



    A VERY GOODDAY EVERYONE, GET WELL SOON, Keep 'the Royal Game' high, even outside the chessboard. Fund Water Resources in Person where needed. Or jointly if decisive . LUV YOU !

  26. Fernando yépez silva

    Fernando yépez silvaΠριν 4 ημέρες

    WALTER TEVIS, the writer of The Queen's Gambit died at 56 years old of LUNG CANCER, because of he smoked. The genius world champion and six times soviet champion MIKHAIL TAL died at 56s too , of kidney disease,but tobacco and alcohol contributed a lot. Tobacco kills 8 millions of people each year.

  27. black night

    black nightΠριν 4 ημέρες

    How about Harmon vs Fischer?

  28. Curatica C

    Curatica CΠριν 4 ημέρες

    Don't know about the chess, but they made the movie character look scary, like a ghost, and real the Barbie-looking actress looks pretty ghost-like, too.

  29. Jelle Fontani

    Jelle FontaniΠριν 4 ημέρες

    12:55 why not capture d6 and then knight f8

  30. Alexander3720

    Alexander3720Πριν 4 ημέρες

    Game 6 ovation, of course mr spassky

  31. Asimobi Emmanuel

    Asimobi EmmanuelΠριν 4 ημέρες

    12:06 It is as of this position that we have a completely new game

  32. saheb Banerjee

    saheb BanerjeeΠριν 4 ημέρες

    He should have exchanged queen. At least that would give some more fight to beth. Black had some powns as well.

  33. Pawel Maczewski

    Pawel MaczewskiΠριν 4 ημέρες

    At 15:19 you mention a draw by repetition with the Knights. However the checking Knight can be captured by the black Queen (d3 x g6), doesn't it resolve the repetition somehow?

  34. Sebastian Rudas

    Sebastian RudasΠριν 5 ημέρες

    Does anyone know the answer to the bonus question of the knight at 6:00?

  35. Shane Garlet

    Shane GarletΠριν 5 ημέρες

    15:23 What if Queen takes knight g6

  36. Justin Tanguay

    Justin TanguayΠριν 5 ημέρες

    Speaking of chess movies what is the best you have seen ?

  37. Sophie Jordan

    Sophie JordanΠριν 5 ημέρες

    16:20 is when borgov moves the piece that Beth and her team didn't predict

  38. coc base Builder

    coc base BuilderΠριν 5 ημέρες

    I like how agadmator intentionally wrote “bether” instead of “better” cause it was “Beth” Harmon lolll

  39. Acesu

    AcesuΠριν 5 ημέρες

    Nf4 reminds me a psychology move by Mikhail Tal against Botvinnik

  40. JzoFN

    JzoFNΠριν 5 ημέρες

    15:23 couldnt queen take knight? sorry im new to chess

  41. Hugoagogo

    HugoagogoΠριν 4 ημέρες

    You lose the queen

  42. Simple Fishkeeping

    Simple FishkeepingΠριν 5 ημέρες

    Awesome! Thank you for this video!! 😃

  43. Theresa Lee

    Theresa LeeΠριν 5 ημέρες

    Not me thinking im the next Beth

  44. W0lF

    W0lFΠριν 5 ημέρες

    2:10 Whos he hinting at here? Fischer?

  45. Marco Brunello

    Marco BrunelloΠριν 6 ημέρες

    One town's very like another when your head's down over your pieces, brother.

  46. Jason Lin

    Jason LinΠριν 6 ημέρες

    The brainy interviewer endoscopically grip because record partly touch off a gullible gusty man. afraid, belligerent chord

  47. Vaderino 066

    Vaderino 066Πριν 6 ημέρες

    Couldn't borgov win with queen to d3?

  48. 88PianoKeys

    88PianoKeysΠριν 6 ημέρες

    Hi chess fans, I am just writting to let all fans from the show The Queen's Gambit know that I did a video performing the music from the show. It was so cool to combine my 2 favorite hobbies, so I hope you guys enjoy it as well!!!

  49. Killadiator

    KilladiatorΠριν 6 ημέρες

    Agadmator: so which move would be possible Me: well capture the rook Agadmator: the rook can't be captured... Me: of course he can't

  50. Simone Tartocchi

    Simone TartocchiΠριν 6 ημέρες

    You mentioned Spassky-Fisher right?

  51. gasper armenta

    gasper armentaΠριν 7 ημέρες

    Did you keep that Bitcoin

  52. Andrei Iancu

    Andrei IancuΠριν 7 ημέρες

    the fact that he was donated 1 BTC in oct xD

  53. Chocolate Milk

    Chocolate MilkΠριν 7 ημέρες

    "He did not only resign, he stood up and applauded.." Before he resigned and went back to being a miner in Annesburgh.

  54. Roger Sutton

    Roger SuttonΠριν 7 ημέρες

    Thanks for the analysis and other considerations. I just finished the Queen’s Gambit series, thoroughly enjoyed it. ☺️👍

  55. Georgi Temelkov

    Georgi TemelkovΠριν 7 ημέρες

    The film makes me wonder why there isnt a woman world champion. After a little search I found many comments like they are not smart enough, they focus on womens tournaments so they can get their money and etc. I think they just cant stand the presure at the big series. I dont think women are less smarter. What do u think ?

  56. Ragtime44Films

    Ragtime44FilmsΠριν 7 ημέρες

    I'm amazed from this analysis, seeing how much effort they put into making the chess games in the show seem as legitimate as possible. It's almost flawlessly convincing, even down to specific playstyles (i.e. Beth doesn't sacrifice pieces as much, Borgov is very aggressive in endgames). It would have been way easier for the director to be lazy and tell the actors to just "move the pieces around randomly, look like you're concentrating hard," etc. But they didn't. It's often very easy to tell when actors are faking a certain skill (music, games, sports) in movies/TV, and it can be pretty jarring. So I'm glad they didn't go with the fake and easy option for Queen's Gambit.

  57. Serhiy Brytskyy

    Serhiy BrytskyyΠριν 8 ημέρες

    Vasyl Ivanchuk is a Ukrainian chess player

  58. GM Alekhine

    GM AlekhineΠριν 8 ημέρες

    I love Harmon's Pawn structure at 4:15

  59. MRM CircuitrY

    MRM CircuitrYΠριν 9 ημέρες

    man, that mystery guy donated you almost 40k ! amazing

  60. AngelPopcorn !

    AngelPopcorn !Πριν 9 ημέρες

    In the episode said that Borgov declined the gambit

  61. Will never show my name, Youtube, just stop.

    Will never show my name, Youtube, just stop.Πριν 9 ημέρες

    I can't belive I just sat through this. I picked up chess last month.

  62. Pandora Keycode

    Pandora KeycodeΠριν 9 ημέρες

    Thank you Agadmator!!

  63. Raghuveer Dubagunta

    Raghuveer DubaguntaΠριν 9 ημέρες

    Borgov is one tough bastard and a gentleman.

  64. Me me morgan 2e673 davies

    Me me morgan 2e673 daviesΠριν 10 ημέρες

    the actor of Elizabeth Harmon is my dads sisters friends daughter

  65. Me me morgan 2e673 davies

    Me me morgan 2e673 daviesΠριν 9 ημέρες

    @CaptainKnight22 oh yeah

  66. CaptainKnight22

    CaptainKnight22Πριν 10 ημέρες

    your dad's sister is your aunt

  67. runeplate123

    runeplate123Πριν 10 ημέρες

    Anyone seen her in the movie THE WITCH! She's pretty good in there and scary.

  68. Raphael Motta

    Raphael MottaΠριν 10 ημέρες

    This was as exiting as watching the show. I started playing chess because of this series and I loved knowing how they did the last game, very exciting.

  69. Richard L

    Richard LΠριν 10 ημέρες

    this is an amazing game

  70. Roberto Gueleri

    Roberto GueleriΠριν 10 ημέρες

    There's a small mistake at 16:24 in the movie, just after Borgov advances his pawn. The wall board inside the game room shows the white bishop in the wrong place: it became a white-square bishop. The white queen is also misplaced. Excellent movie anyway!!!

  71. Anish Kumar Doomra

    Anish Kumar DoomraΠριν 10 ημέρες

    7:38 Any clue why Borgov didn't take the bishop on e3?

  72. Jayvene Beatbox

    Jayvene BeatboxΠριν 10 ημέρες

    because that variation leads to checkmate so it's not necessary to capture a piece when ur targeting the king

  73. Joel Perry

    Joel PerryΠριν 11 ημέρες

    At 15:19 it surely wouldn’t be a draw, the queen would take the knight?

  74. GREATopinion

    GREATopinionΠριν 10 ημέρες

    Other knight would capture after

  75. Donald Garsula

    Donald GarsulaΠριν 11 ημέρες

    Watched the series twice. Amazing movie Queen's Gambit

  76. Long Evenings

    Long EveningsΠριν 11 ημέρες

    Too fast

  77. Md Abubakar

    Md AbubakarΠριν 11 ημέρες

    I started imagining chess board on my ceiling and then imagination mixed with reality and the lizards were crawling all over the board and then I fucking resigned

  78. Asa Gardiner

    Asa GardinerΠριν 11 ημέρες

    Hey Agadmator! i really enjoyed the video, but i find myself wondering what would happen if at 15:22 in the video with the queen at d3, why the queen doesn't take the knight? it would break the draw by repetition, and while it's not an ideal trade, it does allow the game to continue and is viable for black since it would still come out to roughly the same position as white in terms of material (ending with the same amount of material for both players except white has rook where black has a bishop) what would happen there and do you find this a good continuation? i find it quite interesting :) thanks again for the great content!

  79. Rivology

    RivologyΠριν 11 ημέρες

    chess is epic

  80. jakehr3

    jakehr3Πριν 11 ημέρες

    I'm sorry. Great analysis. Someone donated you 1 BTC? That's the biggest return on investment from a donation I've ever seen.


    SUPER ARCΠριν 11 ημέρες

    The first 6 episodes are boring but the last episode is the above all make this series goat.


    SUPER ARCΠριν 11 ημέρες

    Paul Murphy and boby fisher are also the identity to famous any netflix series

  83. adnan karim

    adnan karimΠριν 12 ημέρες

    Borgov didn't accepted the gambit

  84. Mudher Al-khairalla

    Mudher Al-khairallaΠριν 12 ημέρες

    Really nice video thank you

  85. Mikhail Sosin

    Mikhail SosinΠριν 12 ημέρες

    Оюбожаю ваши ролики, всё очень понятно и доходчиво объясняете, замечательный английский!!!!!!

  86. David Bissegger

    David BisseggerΠριν 12 ημέρες

    at 21:31, wouldn't Borgov win the game with qe2?

  87. TheLupinForPresident

    TheLupinForPresidentΠριν 12 ημέρες

    15:59, what if queen takes g6 knight when check?

  88. Ognyan Strelkov

    Ognyan StrelkovΠριν 12 ημέρες

    “Mating attack” we all dream of one.

  89. Tim Kos

    Tim KosΠριν 12 ημέρες

    Congrats on these videos. Will you make also Harmon vs Benny wats and Harmon vs Beltik(the one she lost)?? Thank you in advance!

  90. Apostolhs Vl

    Apostolhs VlΠριν 12 ημέρες

    23:00 who ?

  91. Apostolhs Vl

    Apostolhs VlΠριν 12 ημέρες

    2:18 what era who was ?

  92. naan neens

    naan neensΠριν 12 ημέρες

    At 15.20, can't black queen(d3) capture knight on g6 in order to not get a draw by repetition?

  93. Ben McConnell

    Ben McConnellΠριν 13 ημέρες

    Thanks for the detailed analysis. As an old physicist, who hasn't played chess in a while, the show was an interesting study of the link between one's passion for a given intellectual game and how your life develops to support this. Loved your analysis!

  94. Chief

    ChiefΠριν 13 ημέρες

    9:02 knight can go to f3 and the game will go on?

  95. Max Bell

    Max BellΠριν 13 ημέρες think bishop to C5 was a blunder! if borgov instead pushed his h pawn, he would have been able to destabilize the king. Should have played queen to bx5. black rook takes white bishop, white rook takes black knight, black pawn takes white rook, white promotes queen, and black would be forced to resign as white can pick off pawns and get a past pawn

  96. TechFever

    TechFeverΠριν 13 ημέρες

    I am pretty sure borgov rejected the queen gambit

  97. Lodewijk de Boer

    Lodewijk de BoerΠριν 13 ημέρες

    at 15:12 is it really a draw by repetition? Black's queen can also capture the knight... Please explain :)

  98. Thomas Griessnig

    Thomas GriessnigΠριν 13 ημέρες

    Carlsen vs Karjakin, 4th rapid game of their WCC match (2016, New York) had an even more beautiful Queen sac (on h6!!!) to win the game and with this game the rapid portion (3-1, 2w - 2d - 0l) and thanks to that the match!!!

  99. Saurabh Karkun

    Saurabh KarkunΠριν 13 ημέρες

    After rook to f6 we can play king to g7.

  100. Nicolas Morita

    Nicolas MoritaΠριν 13 ημέρες

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  101. Mike Mraz

    Mike MrazΠριν 14 ημέρες

    It’s the best series I’ve ever watched. The casting was perfect !

  102. Ker Loz

    Ker LozΠριν 14 ημέρες

    The endurable triangle qualitatively cause because scent microcephaly rush times a naughty harmonica. flat, living hobbies

  103. TheDresen12

    TheDresen12Πριν 14 ημέρες

    thank you so much for showing this game ... I adore your videos

  104. David Muhr

    David MuhrΠριν 14 ημέρες

    Somebody is annoyed by the fact that this game has been played before already.

  105. Boborj

    BoborjΠριν 14 ημέρες

    Who is the russian gm that hes talking about?

  106. threegon

    threegonΠριν 10 ημέρες

    Spassky i think

  107. Théry S.

    Théry S.Πριν 15 ημέρες

    Are you ok ?

  108. Théry S.

    Théry S.Πριν 15 ημέρες

    I would have played K 15 and then Chekmate

  109. tom talley

    tom talleyΠριν 15 ημέρες

    I was disappointed that she didn’t say to Borgov in perfect Russian, “im not jet lagged, or hungover this time.”

  110. Luke Rees

    Luke ReesΠριν 15 ημέρες

    I don't think talking is allowed during big games. Although Borgov handed her the queen and also spoke so I guess there is room for artistic expression.

  111. Nicolas de Fontenay

    Nicolas de FontenayΠριν 15 ημέρες

    I didn't like that it was so hard to understand what is going on, on the board. Thank you for doing this!

  112. snoop dawg

    snoop dawgΠριν 15 ημέρες

    should I just watch the show AGAIN 😅 I’m having withdrawals