Blitz Chess #478: 6 games in the ICC 3-minute pool

Opponents include BestiaSalvaje, CM KingsCrusher, IM Boris Zlotnik, IM Ulko-CA, GM Alan Pichot, and IM Nicolas Brunner.

Final score: 4 wins 2 losses.

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  1. john's favorite thing in the world is giving excellent commentary on extremely boring positions

  2. Thanks for the new video John! And it's not trifin. Try-fon is the pronunciation.

  3. I'm commenting so it helps john. I'm a fan.

  4. Is there any way to watch your games at the Minnesota Open or will you maybe show a couple of games on youtube?

  5. Ulko-CA played the middle game position like a super GM and used no time at all

  6. 4:23 Rb8+ and Nf5+ threatened. Nice – I didn't even see that at first.

  7. your chess rating just signifies your self worth, that's all

  8. Starting to look a little crazy hobo-ish there with the heavy beard…!

  9. John are you still taking students ? I sent you a message on I'm unable to contact you on YouTube idk why

  10. I dont understand how you can say if it is a good or a bad move with the computer?

  11. John, you lucky dog!!! Good luck in the tournament! Gotta say, John, I really agree that worrying about the online rating stuff is so shallow…. I've been playing on lichess for a while now, and it seems there are a lot of people who don't even want to play rated bullet or blitz matches. Really hard to get a game if you are 2300 ish esp in bullet. Maybe i should try 6 am CST for the players across the ocean.

  12. Guys, does anyone know if John still teaches chess? I know he has chessible, but I'd rather get lessons from him :).

  13. Crushed that bum Kingscrusher,


  14. Talk about your last move on your game with IM Ulko-CA XD

  15. John, the thoughts and quick analysis are incredible…very happy that I found your channel. Best of luck in the open!

  16. As a native spanish speaker i approve your pronunciation. Good games!

  17. I missed you, I missed you, I missed you so much.

  18. Hey John, long time no see. Hope all is well, cheers!

  19. Nice to have you back! All the best for your upcoming tournament John!

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