Stockfish Can’t Solve This 1000-Year-Old Chess Puzzle ♔ ASMR Whisper Chess

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  1. When the video started I was like hmm thats mate in 3 isn't it? And then when you explained that the rules were different it made a lot more sense to me 😁
    Awesome video as usual!

  2. Without substituting the bishop for a knight you can still force mate in 4:
    1. Rh8+ Kxh8 2. Bg2+ Kg8 3. Bd5+ Kf8 4. Rh8#

  3. Wouldn’t it be easier if

    Rh8 (check)
    Kxh8 (forced)
    Bf1 (discovered check)
    Kg7 (forced)
    Bxc4 (check)
    Kf8 (forced)
    Rh8 (checkmate)

  4. Once again showing your tremendous storytelling abilities. No one can bring chess alive quite like you can. Thanks for everything you do!

  5. Yeah I can tell that you improved your whispering and it's just satisfying!

  6. Brother can you make a video about the history of chaturanga and some "gameplay"?

  7. In my language is still Sah Mat for checkmate

  8. A puzzle video, AND history, AND whispering? I’ve never been more hyped in my life

  9. You know it's gonna be a good day when ASMR Chess posts another vid

  10. It's Shahtranj. Maybe Fairy-Stockfish could have a go at it, since it can play Shahtranj.

  11. When I saw you make that Bishop jump, the Vine Boom sound effect played on my head because that was NOT what I expected 💀

  12. I missed the whispering videos. It calms my anxiety

  13. Such a great video on all accounts! I didn’t know about the differences of how pieces moved or acted in the past.

    It may be a really good future topic to try playing the old school way somehow.

  14. I never ever comment on YouTube but I have to say The whisper videos are absolutely dominant. And there’s storytelling? and History??? I’m gonna watch this on repeat every night

  15. God savessssssssssssssssssssssssssssseses.

  16. Couldn't you just move the bishop up and to the right (from viewer perspective) to get the same result? Sorry I'm not good with chess annotation but idk just seems like a solid solution and I'm surprised stockfish couldn't find it.

  17. Love the video. Could you please add the names in the description so that we can learn more about them?

  18. omg i LOVE your whisper voice!! i rewatch your other whispering video a lot so having a new one now is exciting!!

  19. You know your gonna get a great nights rest when a new asmr chess video releases

  20. My new favourite video from the channel, thanks a lot

  21. Perfect video 📹 👌 👏 ❤ 😍 ♥

  22. I like how you get right into it without the intro. It feels more like your shorts, which are amazing.

  23. this is the easiest puzzle in todays rules if you think about it.

  24. This is fantastic, if you can do a longer one it would be perfect for going to sleep! So relaxing.

  25. This position begs the question how he got his king out of earshot of all his royal subjects in the first place

  26. Stockfish would easy solve this just give him info how bishop move, if we use todays rules we can easy say there is no solve wihtout cheating

  27. You should do a video on your various chess boards seems like you a have quit me a few, love the videos

  28. Us persians still don't call the queen "queen". We still call it the minister

  29. Stockfish couldn't solve this puzzle? I guess I'm better than Stockfish because I found the solution, and I didn't need to play by the old rules to do it.
    Rh8+ Kxh8
    Bg2+ Kg8
    Bb5+ Kf8
    Rh8++

  30. In German it’s “Schach Matt” and is pronounced pretty similar to how you did in the video.

  31. Mate still works with the modern bishop :

    Rh8+ Kxh8 Bg2+ Kg8 Bd5+ Kf8 Rh8#

  32. Haven't watched your channel in quite a while. The sound and production has been greatly improved. Nice work !

  33. am i missing something, tell me if im wrong. in original position, cant we go
    Rh8+ Kxh8
    Bg2+ Kg8
    Bd5+ Kf8
    Rh8#
    ?

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