Traxler Counter Attack #2: Chess Opening Tricks to WIN Fast |Checkmate Moves Traps, Strategy, Ideas

Traxler Counter Attack #2: Chess Opening Tricks to WIN Fast |Checkmate Moves Traps, Strategy, Ideas

In today’s chess video, I am going to show
you some more chess opening tricks for Black in the Traxler Counter Attack. Plus, I also have a really interesting
chess puzzle for you all. So stay tuned till the end and keep watching
Chess Talk. Let’s start with the opening. e4, e5, knight f3, knight c6, bishop c4, knight f6. We have the two knights defense on the board. White attacks this weak f7 square with his
knight. We ignore this threat and play bishop c5. As expected, white captures this pawn on f7
with his knight attacking our queen and rook. And then, we play the stunning move bishop to f2 check. From here, white has 3 options. He can either capture this bishop or he can
move his king to f1 or e2. I have already made a video covering all the tricks and Traps when the King captures on f2. You can watch that video by clicking on the
‘I’ button above. In this video, I am going to show you all the main ideas and lines when king moves to e2 or f1. Let’s take a look at e2 first. This is actually the worst move that white
can play out of all 3. Why do I say so? It’s because white is not capturing your bishop. Plus, you also get a tempo move by playing
knight d4 check. So that’s definitely not a good move by white. Now if white captures your bishop or even
if he moves to d3, the ideas are going to be the same as I discussed in my first video. You’ve just got to attack with all your pieces. And in fact, you are in an even stronger position
here since your opponent has lost a move by not taking this bishop right away. So it’s clear that king e2 gives black a very
strong position. Okay, Now let’s go back and see what happens
if he plays king to f1. This is actually the best move for white in
this position. Now this knight is attacking our queen so
we will have to play queen to e7 first. We have 2 undefended pieces at the moment. White can capture any of them. Let’s first
look at the most obvious move, that is, knight captures rook. After this, we will play pawn to D5. The idea is to open up this diagonal for our
bishop and to Cutoff this bishop from supporting this knight so we can have his knight trapped
in the corner. We are threatening his bishop so he can take
this with either his pawn or bishop. If he takes with his bishop, then he is gone. Let me show you how. After bishop takes, we play this beautiful
move bishop to G4 and believe or not, his queen is trapped. So capturing with the bishop is a bad move. A better option would be to take with his
pawn. Our knight is under attack so we move it to
the center. From here, white has a few options. Let’s look at it one by one. He can play something like h3 or bishop to
e2 stopping us from attacking this queen with our bishop. Let’s say he plays h3, then we will first
save our bishop by moving it back to h4 and then our plan will be to bring our other knight
to the center and attack the king with all these pieces. As black, this should be a very good game
for you. Since there are lots of variations possible,
I am not getting into the details, but that’s the basic strategy when white plays h3 or
bishop e2. Another move in this position would be to
simply take this bishop. But then, it’s knight G4 check. Whatever move white plays, we bring our queen
to f6. Again, as you can see on screen, we have a
lot of attacking options and positionally, we are way better than white. Going back, the most natural move in this
position is pawn to c3. In most games, this has been the move played
by white. His idea is to threaten this knight & at the
same time, free up this diagonal for his queen in case we attack with our bishop. We will go ahead and bring out our bishop. Queen escapes to a4 and it’s a check. We will block with our knight, no point bringing
our bishop back since we have just taken it out. If white decides to take our bishop like
this, then queen h4 check and from here, it’s all about attacking this lonely king with
all your pieces and you should easily win it from here. Let’s go back a move. In this position, instead of taking your bishop,
if white takes your knight like this, then you can simply place your queen on this open
file and as you can see, this white king is in big trouble. You can launch a discovered attack by moving
your bishop, you can long castle and bring your rook into the game and of course, you have your queen and 2 bishops to finish this king off. Even if he tries something like d captures
e5 attacking our queen, we can simply move our queen like this keeping it on the f file
and you should be able to Mate white in a few moves from here. Going back, so those were the tricks when
knight takes rook in this position. Now what if white decides to take our bishop
instead. We want to save our rook first so we move
it to f8 attacking this open file. Now here, white cannot play any casual move like this to just develop his knight, because on the next move, we can play queen to c5, it’s
a check and this bishop is gone. So in this position, he will have to protect
his bishop first by playing d3. This is the best move for white. Then again, like I showed you in the earlier
variation, we will push our pawn forward like this. Now if the bishop takes, then knight
takes bishop, pawn takes knight and then our queen takes his knight, it’s a check. We are threatening checkmate on the next move. He has no other option so he has to block
with his queen. Then after queen takes on D5, as you can see,
his queen is gone. Going back, in this position, if he takes
on D5 with his pawn, then knight G4 check. King e1 is the best move but if he plays something
like king g1, then queen c5 check, white has no other option so he blocks with his pawn,
then knight takes pawn and as you can see, black is totally winning from here. Going back, even if he plays the best move
in this position, that is, king to e1. Then we can simply grab this knight with our
queen and we are again threatening mate. It’s very difficult for him to survive this
ferocious attack. Even if he tries to bring his queen into the
game by moving it to the d2 or e2 Square. Let’s say, for example, he goes to d2, then
you can play knight d4 and again you see, we have so many attacking options and there is no chance white can save this game. In this position, if he tries to exchange
queens, then we will move our queen out of the way and attack his queen with our rook. Queen g3 is the best move here. Then again, we play knight d4, attacking c2. If white tries something like bishop b3 trying
to protect the c2 pawn, then its rook f2 and as always, this king is in trouble. The major problem for white is that all his
queen-side pieces are of absolutely no use and that’s what you need to take advantage
of. If you understand the overall strategy & tactics
in the Traxler Counter attack, then this is a lethal opening for you. Okay, so It’s puzzle time. But Before moving onto today’s chess puzzle,
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hit that Thumbs Up button right now. Okay, so here’s the puzzle. In this position, It’s your turn and you need
to find the Best Move continuation for White. If you are able to find the solution to this
puzzle, then share it in the comments below. Whoever gives the correct answer with the
perfect explanation, I will be pinning that comment at the top so that everyone can see
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100 thoughts on “Traxler Counter Attack #2: Chess Opening Tricks to WIN Fast |Checkmate Moves Traps, Strategy, Ideas

  1. Watch the FIRST Traxler Video Here:
    And btw, How was the Puzzle in this Video?

  2. Dear chesstalk, thankyou fpr all your wonderful videos, you have helped me learn alot about chess. You are a grate chess teacher and an excellent YouTuber keep up the good work from your fan Fireblades

  3. Well if it was black to move next white would be in big trouble shows how powerful one move can be

  4. the best answer for the puzzle is to move the queen to f8 then they'll have to put their bishop to g8 then you move the queen to f6 they'll have to put their bishop to f6 taking your queen than you move your bishop to f6 taking their bishop which makes a checkmate

  5. Queen f8and check bishop g8an bring whites bishop and checkmate please pin me if I aam righht or wrong

  6. Queen check and after he save his king with bishop you can check with queen again he takes the queen with bishop and you can take hish bishop with your bishop and check mate

  7. very easy
    Bishop cptures queen
    Then white's bishop captures black's bishop and it's mate

  8. queen to d2 in this way we are threatening the bishops and also going to a checkmate in the further moves

  9. Bro i have seen you in zagreb in croatia 😀 im so glad i saw you
    ( on the tournament where magnus charles won)

  10. Nice trick sir i always like your video your video are the greatest move i ever seen…wooow ..wonderful.thanks sir

  11. Sir my classmate bully me that im to low in chess but i like chess.can you help me?if you will i will like all of your video….who like my comment,just like it down but sir i truly like your video i can learn something and interisting for it

  12. I had one doubt brother, if king is alone, we can keep checks in 16 steps, the king will win opponent will win or the match will draw

  13. If a chance of white then check with queen after that black lost the game. Without any support of queen.
    Thanks for your tips. I watch your video yesterday and I became your biggest fan. Thanks for windmil attack.

  14. Queen to go is a check than bishop to d8 it is only the that black can play than queen to f6 is check and then Bishop to e5 queen gone then white moves bishop to f6 is game over !!!!!!😊

  15. Queen to f8
    Only option bishop to g8
    Queen to f6
    Only option bishop f6 capture Queen
    Then bishop to f6 capture bishop n checkmate..🤔

  16. I will take his bisubh by my bisubh and he will take my bisubh by his queen and now i will move my queen to e1 and check mate.

  17. I just won a game of chess and when I did I said aloud "That's a blunder" and "A beautiful checkmate".

  18. Beuatiful queen sacrifice😁👍

    Here's my answer first queen to f8 (check) and then black responds with bishop g8 after that we will have to sacrifice our queen so we could win the game so queen to f6 (check)bishop takes queen and then white bishop takes bishop in f6 and it's a beuatiful checkmate……….. chess talk you're really cool you made puzzles that in order to solve you need to sacrifice😁😁😁 youre cool and so rad thanks for these puzzles i really like it❤.

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