Bobby Fischer's 5 Most Brilliant Chess Moves

Join GM Simon Williams as he breaks down the best moves from Bobby Fischer, often considered to be the best chess player who ever lived!
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  1. Vipan Bhagat

    Vipan Bhagat11 時間 前

    Inspiring stuff....I liked move 1. Meticulously planned

  2. Ryan Barker

    Ryan Barker2 日 前

    On the second position, why cant the the bishop take the queen on b6?

  3. Rafael Q.

    Rafael Q.3 日 前

    Funny how Rf6 would be easy to find if it were taking a knight. In the actual position, it takes some true inspiration.

  4. Henry Trujillo

    Henry Trujillo4 日 前

    Magnus Carlsen will never make the same moves as the legendary genius

  5. AdityaFingerstyle

    AdityaFingerstyle10 日 前

    0:52 why not take the knight with the king ?

  6. AdityaFingerstyle

    AdityaFingerstyle9 日 前

    @Lucas Matsuoka ah yes. Thank you

  7. Lucas Matsuoka

    Lucas Matsuoka9 日 前

    he showed why

  8. daviswonghongkong

    daviswonghongkong10 日 前

    the last one is the best, just simply stopping the pawn with the rook, beautiful!

  9. An Ambient Cyborg

    An Ambient Cyborg11 日 前


  10. TT0

    TT011 日 前

    1:38 Qd1 works too but not best

  11. Dmell Branch

    Dmell Branch12 日 前

    why did he take the bishop with the king, why not the rook?

  12. Josh Hebert

    Josh Hebert13 日 前

    Can someone help me on that first one. I am not good at Chess but it seems it would have been better to have your king take the knight instead of sacrificing your queen.

  13. aditya raninga

    aditya raninga14 日 前

    Be6 was 🔥🔥

  14. Abigail Wallace

    Abigail Wallace17 日 前

    4 was my favorite

  15. Arcexey

    Arcexey17 日 前

    he sounds like michael caine, christian bale. what area of accent is that

  16. Kilian Kiel

    Kilian Kiel19 日 前

    minute 1:30 -> Kings pawn e5 - e6 + would have been nice, too...

  17. Aygul Zeynalova

    Aygul Zeynalova20 日 前

    2 and 3 b Brilliant Moves very easy!!

  18. D. Rüesch

    D. Rüesch21 日 前

    Why didn't he take the bishop with his rook on the first match?

  19. No name

    No name20 日 前

    Ne6 wins the Queen again

  20. motoputz

    motoputz25 日 前

    the odd ones ...; )

  21. Suman Dey

    Suman Deyヶ月 前

    In the first move, why not rook take bishop instead of king ???

  22. D. Rüesch

    D. Rüeschヶ月 前

    Do more of these! Please

  23. Mahmud Nayeem

    Mahmud Nayeemヶ月 前

    Made a video on Tal

  24. Matthew Su

    Matthew Suヶ月 前

    Why didn’t rook take f7 in the first move?

  25. Chameleon Scheimong

    Chameleon Scheimongヶ月 前

    If Kxf7, then after Ne6 at least he has the option of Kxe6, although that gets mated as we saw. If Rxf7 (or Kh8 for that matter) then the queen is just trapped after Ne6 - both b6 and c7 are covered. Short story - black is simply lost after Bxf7 no matter which move he plays.

  26. Exasperated farrago

    Exasperated farragoヶ月 前

    what was that 0:16?

  27. matija šlat

    matija šlatヶ月 前

    tbh, didnt understand first example

  28. RollerCoasterTycoon

    RollerCoasterTycoonヶ月 前

    You didn't include the Qd7 against Robert Byrne, making Byrne resign when everyone thought Bobby was lost.

  29. TT0

    TT011 日 前

    not lose

  30. Erwin Oviedo

    Erwin Oviedoヶ月 前

    hi simon can you do one for hikaru nakamura

  31. صمد صمد

    صمد صمدヶ月 前


  32. Levent Acemi

    Levent Acemiヶ月 前

    in last example the best move was clearly bobby's last move which is Ne2 why? imagine u have an unavoidable attack but u will just win 1 material that is the time because even i can find Rf6

  33. Brian Caudell

    Brian Caudellヶ月 前

    In the first scenario, if Reshevsky played Rook F7, instead of King F7, it ends the chain of events leading to Fischer's CM? So basically Reshevsky screwed up.

  34. abdurrahman nashit

    abdurrahman nashitヶ月 前

    He would play the same move knight e6 and the queen is trapped. The point was to take the pawn with check and then the knight would attack the queen. The queen can't escape

  35. Pablo FURLANI

    Pablo FURLANIヶ月 前

    just one? Not possible. All of them are simply amazing. Fantastic

  36. BrønzeTiger

    BrønzeTigerヶ月 前

    what is the ending song's name?

  37. Leon Wooldridge

    Leon Wooldridgeヶ月 前

    My favourite Bobby Fischer move of all time is 7:45 "He simply plays Ne2" I've lost so many games by using too much brute force. For a mad axe man such as me Ne2 is cool positional play

  38. Sunku Naveen

    Sunku Naveenヶ月 前

    Last move

  39. Pooria Han

    Pooria Hanヶ月 前

    Simon Williams is simply the best chess analyzer. I'm enjoying to learn chess from him.




  41. johnny iron lung

    johnny iron lungヶ月 前

    on the first example why didnt bobby's opponent capture with the rook?

  42. Neeraj Chauhan

    Neeraj Chauhanヶ月 前

    Is it me or those special effects were so annoying

  43. Leon Wooldridge

    Leon Wooldridgeヶ月 前

    I generally hate special effects but for me those were not annoying. I enjoyed the production

  44. ArnoId Vogt

    ArnoId Vogt2 ヶ月 前

    7:43 Couldn’t Bobby have played Rxh6? Bxh6, Qxh6 and I see no way of stopping Qh7#

  45. ArnoId Vogt

    ArnoId Vogtヶ月 前

    Archishman Das Thanks, well seen

  46. Archishman Das

    Archishman Das2 ヶ月 前

    And black escapes

  47. Archishman Das

    Archishman Das2 ヶ月 前

    Rxh6 then f5

  48. Philip Berggren

    Philip Berggren2 ヶ月 前

    Move of the game in 4th should be Bg2 not Qxh7. The Qxh7 move was planned but it was the Bg2 that set it up.

  49. James Goudreau

    James Goudreau2 ヶ月 前

    It is too bad his personality was as crappy as his chess was great.

  50. Meeks

    Meeks2 ヶ月 前

    My man threw a cannonball.

  51. Muhammad Anas

    Muhammad Anas2 ヶ月 前

    0:27 why cant rook take bishop?

  52. Matthew Love

    Matthew Love2 ヶ月 前

    queen is trapped after Ne6

  53. Daniel Ben Yair

    Daniel Ben Yair2 ヶ月 前

    0:35 why not Rxf7 ?

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  55. Avinaasha Shastry

    Avinaasha Shastry2 ヶ月 前

    Ne2 - last combination against Benko. Bxf7 - Kxf7. Ne6 - First combination. And obviously the Game of the Century. And every other game whether he lost or won.

  56. mr jenseguten

    mr jenseguten2 ヶ月 前

    The real question is were is Bxh2

  57. M E

    M E2 ヶ月 前

    "Like this video, and..." *Looks for Nxd7 against Petrosian in game 7 of the Candidates final in 1971* That will be a thumbs down from me, I'm afraid.

  58. Dr.Santosh Senapati

    Dr.Santosh Senapati2 ヶ月 前

    Last one was my favourite. Thank you.

  59. Axel Herms

    Axel Herms2 ヶ月 前

    first example was still theory in Bobbys time. He only repeated the line.......

  60. Axel Herms

    Axel Herms2 ヶ月 前

    @Andrew Gray You can read it in Fischer completted games from Christian M.Bijl. In his comments the game Bastrikow-Schamkowitshc UdSSR 1958 were recommented. He wrote also, that Schamkowirsch resigned after 11.Kne6! But in my database i only found a complet other moveorder of this game.....?!! very strange. In other sources also mentioned that Fischer knew already the game from shachmaty 64!

  61. Andrew Gray

    Andrew Gray2 ヶ月 前

    Doubt it

  62. michael baker

    michael baker2 ヶ月 前

    Rf6 perfect example of an Alekhine's block!!

  63. Arkanoid

    Arkanoid2 ヶ月 前

    Great material and very inspiring, except for the 4th example: I guess you don't need to be as great as Fischer to see that Qxh7 is completely winning, even without calculating 1 move. Cheers

  64. Aditya Vadali

    Aditya Vadali2 ヶ月 前

    Make a video on Carlsen and Anand

  65. Ahmet Mutluay

    Ahmet Mutluay2 ヶ月 前

    Those moves are so hot

  66. Roman Rane

    Roman Rane2 ヶ月 前


  67. Manson Kuang Yu Zheng

    Manson Kuang Yu Zheng2 ヶ月 前

    Alllllllllllllllll I want morreeeeeee

  68. Wa Jo

    Wa Jo2 ヶ月 前

    why did he have to take the bishop with the king? 0:30

  69. Sujan Adhikari

    Sujan Adhikari2 ヶ月 前

    It's the same idea. Ne6 would trap the queen nevertheless.

  70. stephen0793

    stephen07932 ヶ月 前

    The 5th example is definitely my favorite, never seen it before. Brilliant move

  71. Vishnu Prasaanth

    Vishnu Prasaanth2 ヶ月 前

    5 th is my best.

  72. William Black

    William Black2 ヶ月 前

    Jesus man, Fischer was a mental giant. Who in the hell could possibly see those moves. Wow.

  73. G Un

    G Un2 ヶ月 前

    I liked the spanked once hhhhha.

  74. Антон Чехов

    Антон Чехов2 ヶ月 前

    does this guy have some more videos?