8 TERRIBLE Chess Openings (According To Stockfish)

Why are these openings so bad? Learn how to take advantage of these opening mistakes!

0:00 – Intro
0:02 – Guatemala Defense
2:21 – Paris Gambit
5:16 – Zaire Defense
7:39 – Troon Gambit
10:34 – Medusa Gambit
12:37 – Hartlaub Gambit Accepted
14:48 – Pachman Gambit
16:54 – Carrera Gambit

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  1. I must confess, I find Stockfish's evaluations rather extreme. I really don't think the positions are the equivalent of being a piece down!

  2. Drinking game: take a shot every time he says "develop your pieces"

  3. Please make a video covering the Packman Wing Gambit 🙏🙏🙏

  4. Drinking game: take a shot every time he says “alright if you had a chance to look at that”

  5. All this video did was make me wish i was good enough at chess to play these dubious openings 😀

  6. I dont go with you are you crazy it was minutes video…..

  7. Surprised the the bongcloud isn't a bad opening

  8. What's worse than the Guatemala Defense? The Guatapeor Defense.

  9. Finally, i can play Pac-Man on a chess board

  10. I think even the dumbest beginners can know what's wrong with Zaire defense, black has wasted 4 moves at the start

  11. This is all so ridiculous and my evolution is +5 or minus -5

  12. 3:15 actually as black ı would play f3 he has to take with g pawn or move knight if whlte take with g pawn then quenn h4 is a good 5 move checkmate

  13. how can you castle when your king was already checked? last gambit wrong

  14. you are a really good teacher, and your video's are very relaxing and chill, you helped me recover from a mental breakdown with just watching this video, i wish more teachers were like you

  15. For the first one i guessed white had a 2.7 advantage

  16. Worse openings:

    The Ebola defence
    Big Bob’s move
    The new Ghana Gambino Gambit
    Tommy Wiseaux’s The Trade
    Screaming Johnny’s Board Flip

  17. 4:00 why cant he put his night on e2 and protect the tower

  18. There’s a book move checkmate… that should be the worst opening right? (Blackbourne shilling gambit)

  19. The names of those are kinda weird…

  20. I always play the Carrera Gambit. Either my opponent doesn't realize, or I'm just good?

  21. So, Bongcloud is not in this list. I can play Bongcloud whole day now.

  22. What about the Noa gambit? Unlike the openings presented in the video, it has been played even by some strong players. Although, it gives black an advantage of around -1,7 for black, and at the master level, black won 88% of the games

  23. Man I play the nimzo – larsen and sometimes go into these weird f4 lines. Usually when the f8 bishop moves

  24. 10:54 My first otb chess game in college I actually ran into the Medusa gambit and stockfish said +2.9 agatinst a gambler and I just took the pawn and went on to refute this unsound gambit!!

  25. 1st opening my guess was +2 (i did not even know that opening) and it was +2.4 i was like deym

  26. " Stockifh hates this move… but I hate stockfish "

  27. What the Zaire defense is doin like he wants a drawn?!

  28. "Zaire" used to be the name of a country and it's pronounced "zi-ear"

  29. 5:26 d4 Nc6 d5 and Nb8 is called the Montevideo defense and it’s actually alright, stockfish doesn’t hate it, but the Zaire defense isn’t good at all. I just found it interesting that this montevideo defense is actually playable

  30. at 3:59 with the Rook and Knight fork by Black's Queen, why can't the knight on G3 move to E2, protecting the Rook? Unless there was some line I missed, it seems like a fairly decent move. The knight is protected by the queen, king and bishop, so it's not like the Knight is undefended if it did move to E2.

  31. In the guatemala defense one of the reasons why the evaluation is +2.4 is because the light squares on the queenside are very weak because you have played b6 and theres no light squared bishop.

  32. Zaire defense is just "go away, I'm happy with my pieces the way they are!"

  33. My favorite was the troon gambit because I can actually see how someone would fall for that. The undefended pawn is irresistible. Unfortunately it would only work once, after your opponent figures out they aren't supposed to take the pawn you're toast.

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