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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  • agadmator's Chess Channel
    agadmator's Chess Channel2 bulan yang lalu

    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 :)

  • 88PianoKeys


    3 hari yang lalu

    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!

  • Max Markin

    Max Markin

    25 hari yang lalu

    Kasparov confirmation:

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    Superx Apple

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  • Steven Csenteri

    Steven Csenteri

    Bulan Yang lalu

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

  • Francesco Bovoli

    Francesco Bovoli

    Bulan Yang lalu

    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?

  • Adele Dazeem
    Adele Dazeem49 menit yang lalu

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

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  • BlessingTree8
    BlessingTree816 jam yang lalu

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

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    nrg kickz22 jam yang lalu

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  • Alex
    AlexHari Yang lalu

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


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  • Fernando yépez silva
    Fernando yépez silvaHari Yang lalu

    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.

  • black night
    black nightHari Yang lalu

    How about Harmon vs Fischer?

  • Curatica C
    Curatica CHari Yang lalu

    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.

  • Jelle Fontani
    Jelle FontaniHari Yang lalu

    12:55 why not capture d6 and then knight f8

  • Alexander3720
    Alexander3720Hari Yang lalu

    Game 6 ovation, of course mr spassky

  • Asimobi Emmanuel
    Asimobi Emmanuel2 hari yang lalu

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

  • saheb Banerjee
    saheb Banerjee2 hari yang lalu

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

  • Pawel Maczewski
    Pawel Maczewski2 hari yang lalu

    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?

  • Sebastian Rudas
    Sebastian Rudas2 hari yang lalu

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

  • Shane Garlet
    Shane Garlet2 hari yang lalu

    15:23 What if Queen takes knight g6

  • Justin Tanguay
    Justin Tanguay2 hari yang lalu

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

  • Sophie Jordan
    Sophie Jordan2 hari yang lalu

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

  • coc base Builder
    coc base Builder2 hari yang lalu

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

  • Acesu
    Acesu2 hari yang lalu

    Nf4 reminds me a psychology move by Mikhail Tal against Botvinnik

  • JzoFN
    JzoFN2 hari yang lalu

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

  • Hugoagogo


    Hari Yang lalu

    You lose the queen

  • Simple Fish keeping
    Simple Fish keeping2 hari yang lalu

    Awesome! Thank you for this video!! 😃

  • Theresa Lee
    Theresa Lee2 hari yang lalu

    Not me thinking im the next Beth

  • W0lF
    W0lF2 hari yang lalu

    2:10 Whos he hinting at here? Fischer?

  • Marco Brunello
    Marco Brunello3 hari yang lalu

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

  • Jason Lin
    Jason Lin3 hari yang lalu

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

  • Vaderino 066
    Vaderino 0663 hari yang lalu

    Couldn't borgov win with queen to d3?

  • 88PianoKeys
    88PianoKeys3 hari yang lalu

    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!!!

  • Killadiator
    Killadiator3 hari yang lalu

    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

  • Simone Tartocchi
    Simone Tartocchi3 hari yang lalu

    You mentioned Spassky-Fisher right?

  • gasper armenta
    gasper armenta4 hari yang lalu

    Did you keep that Bitcoin

  • Andrei Iancu
    Andrei Iancu4 hari yang lalu

    the fact that he was donated 1 BTC in oct xD

  • Chocolate Milk
    Chocolate Milk4 hari yang lalu

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

  • Roger Sutton
    Roger Sutton4 hari yang lalu

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

  • Georgi Temelkov
    Georgi Temelkov4 hari yang lalu

    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 ?

  • Ragtime44Films
    Ragtime44Films5 hari yang lalu

    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.

  • Serhiy Brytskyy
    Serhiy Brytskyy5 hari yang lalu

    Vasyl Ivanchuk is a Ukrainian chess player

  • GM Alekhine
    GM Alekhine5 hari yang lalu

    I love Harmon's Pawn structure at 4:15

  • MRM CircuitrY
    MRM CircuitrY6 hari yang lalu

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

  • AngelPopcorn !
    AngelPopcorn !6 hari yang lalu

    In the episode said that Borgov declined the gambit

  • Will never show my name, Youtube, just stop.
    Will never show my name, Youtube, just stop.6 hari yang lalu

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

  • Pandora Keycode
    Pandora Keycode6 hari yang lalu

    Thank you Agadmator!!

  • Raghuveer Dubagunta
    Raghuveer Dubagunta6 hari yang lalu

    Borgov is one tough bastard and a gentleman.

  • Me me morgan 2e673 davies
    Me me morgan 2e673 davies7 hari yang lalu

    the actor of Elizabeth Harmon is my dads sisters friends daughter

  • Me me morgan 2e673 davies

    Me me morgan 2e673 davies

    6 hari yang lalu

    @CaptainKnight22 oh yeah

  • CaptainKnight22


    7 hari yang lalu

    your dad's sister is your aunt

  • runeplate123
    runeplate1237 hari yang lalu

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

  • Raphael Motta
    Raphael Motta7 hari yang lalu

    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.

  • Richard L
    Richard L7 hari yang lalu

    this is an amazing game

  • Roberto Gueleri
    Roberto Gueleri7 hari yang lalu

    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!!!

  • Anish Kumar Doomra
    Anish Kumar Doomra7 hari yang lalu

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

  • Jayvene Beatbox

    Jayvene Beatbox

    7 hari yang lalu

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

  • Joel Perry
    Joel Perry8 hari yang lalu

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

  • GREATopinion


    7 hari yang lalu

    Other knight would capture after

  • Donald Garsula
    Donald Garsula8 hari yang lalu

    Watched the series twice. Amazing movie Queen's Gambit

  • Long Evenings
    Long Evenings8 hari yang lalu

    Too fast

  • Md Abubakar
    Md Abubakar8 hari yang lalu

    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

  • Asa Gardiner
    Asa Gardiner8 hari yang lalu

    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!

  • Rivology
    Rivology8 hari yang lalu

    chess is epic

  • jakehr3
    jakehr38 hari yang lalu

    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 ARC9 hari yang lalu

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

    SUPER ARC9 hari yang lalu

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

  • adnan karim
    adnan karim9 hari yang lalu

    Borgov didn't accepted the gambit

  • Mudher Al-khairalla
    Mudher Al-khairalla9 hari yang lalu

    Really nice video thank you

  • Mikhail Sosin
    Mikhail Sosin9 hari yang lalu

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

  • David Bissegger
    David Bissegger9 hari yang lalu

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

  • TheLupinForPresident
    TheLupinForPresident9 hari yang lalu

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

  • Ognyan Strelkov
    Ognyan Strelkov9 hari yang lalu

    “Mating attack” we all dream of one.

  • Tim Kos
    Tim Kos10 hari yang lalu

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

  • Apostolhs Vl
    Apostolhs Vl10 hari yang lalu

    23:00 who ?

  • Apostolhs Vl
    Apostolhs Vl10 hari yang lalu

    2:18 what era who was ?

  • naan neens
    naan neens10 hari yang lalu

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

  • Ben McConnell
    Ben McConnell10 hari yang lalu

    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!

  • Chief
    Chief10 hari yang lalu

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

  • Max Bell
    Max Bell10 hari yang lalu 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

  • TechFever
    TechFever10 hari yang lalu

    I am pretty sure borgov rejected the queen gambit

  • Lodewijk de Boer
    Lodewijk de Boer10 hari yang lalu

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

  • Thomas Griessnig
    Thomas Griessnig10 hari yang lalu

    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!!!

  • Saurabh Karkun
    Saurabh Karkun10 hari yang lalu

    After rook to f6 we can play king to g7.

  • Nicolas Morita
    Nicolas Morita11 hari yang lalu

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  • Mike Mraz
    Mike Mraz11 hari yang lalu

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

  • Ker Loz
    Ker Loz11 hari yang lalu

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  • TheDresen12
    TheDresen1212 hari yang lalu

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

  • David Muhr
    David Muhr12 hari yang lalu

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

  • Boborj
    Boborj12 hari yang lalu

    Who is the russian gm that hes talking about?

  • threegon


    7 hari yang lalu

    Spassky i think

  • Théry S.
    Théry S.12 hari yang lalu

    Are you ok ?

  • Théry S.
    Théry S.12 hari yang lalu

    I would have played K 15 and then Chekmate

  • tom talley
    tom talley12 hari yang lalu

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

  • Luke Rees

    Luke Rees

    12 hari yang lalu

    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.

  • Nicolas de Fontenay
    Nicolas de Fontenay12 hari yang lalu

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

  • snoop dawg
    snoop dawg12 hari yang lalu

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

  • Everett Hamilton
    Everett Hamilton12 hari yang lalu

    Yang milih allah like yg Mili dajal hirawkan 1:39.........m.

  • edmundk
    edmundk12 hari yang lalu

    Garry Kasparov was one of the advisors for the Queen's Gambit. Interesting article here.

  • Duongnguyen Thanh
    Duongnguyen Thanh13 hari yang lalu


  • zeynep sert
    zeynep sert13 hari yang lalu

    göz atmayı unutmayın

  • Lucille Freeman
    Lucille Freeman13 hari yang lalu

    ya allah plz forgive me stop watching this.

  • Riley Marlisa
    Riley Marlisa13 hari yang lalu

    at 19:07 u say u have to play king to G8 as black, what would happen if you use D4? Cuz that check from white queen not doing much + u pressure the king A1-H8 line?

  • Jack Noble
    Jack Noble13 hari yang lalu

    The faded math relatively spare because caterpillar preclinically fax like a wonderful vegetable. even excellent excited, abrasive card

  • John Payne
    John Payne13 hari yang lalu

    The series was a treat, but it was made even better by admagator - his channel is unmatched ... a true gem! The creativity of my play has been unleashed by his insightful analysis of classic and modern games. Kudos! A minor but very personal footnote: my father, Dr. Fred R. Payne is the historical figure of Harry Beltik, as he was the youngest Kentucky state chess champion at age 20 in 1951. A USAF fighter pilot instructor and later an aerospace engineer, educator and computational physicist, my father taught all three of his sons to play chess before age five. He also taught most of the local primary school kids back then, but my brothers and I were the scourge of Fort Worth TX for a decade. Lessons learned over the board proved essential to our careers in medicine-biophysics, abstract mathematics and wartime tank command/criminal investigation. My highest esteem to Mr. Redic for his commitment to the bountiful traditions of chess!!

  • Something with Chess
    Something with Chess13 hari yang lalu

    Very nice, see also another visualization of the game here:

  • Gurbinder Sekhon
    Gurbinder Sekhon13 hari yang lalu

    Knight capture?? Tal v Botvinik game 6

  • Cvetkovski Petar
    Cvetkovski Petar13 hari yang lalu

    Like Rocky 4. Lots of nonsense. Games are real I think Kasparov is one of the advisors.

  • Josephus Mutzenbacher
    Josephus Mutzenbacher14 hari yang lalu

    A flashy style vs the best endgame player? I see. It's Tal vs Capablanca! 🤣🤣

  • SmilexDlol
    SmilexDlol14 hari yang lalu

    Thank you for this great video! I used your explanations to write a fanfic and quoted your Channel as help! Kudos! I just wanted to pay my respects! and say thank you for making my story possible!