The Bear’s 3 Chess Puzzles – Episode 8

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Puzzle 1 FEN:
N7/p7/PPkp4/1pp2np1/7p/2PP3p/8/4K3 w – – 0 1

Puzzle 1 Details:
Gurgenidze, 1972

Puzzle 2 FEN:
4b3/k7/8/K7/2r4p/7P/8/3R4 w – – 0 1

Puzzle 2 Details:
Herbstman, 1961

Puzzle 3 FEN:
8/8/8/8/Q2p1ppk/7p/1p4PK/5bB1 w – – 0 1

Puzzle 3 Details:
Herbstman, Nadareishvili
1968, 1st Prize

πŸ‘š Merch:

Timestamps
0:00 – Story
1:36 – Chess Puzzle 1
5:35 – Chess Puzzle 2
9:18 – Chess Puzzle 3

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152 Comments

  1. The first one was hilarious.
    I'm glad that we get to see the other 2 characters being developped, and I love the idea of the low-elo finding great moves by accident!

  2. Peter feels like the average chess player and how they think at the approx 1K ranking.
    It's a good lesson for new and intermediate players.

  3. 11:22 instead of f3, h1=Q is the better move. and if black plays that white cannot draw. Bad puzzle

  4. Funny how many chess words in English come from German. Patzer means "blunder" in German. πŸ˜‰

  5. I’m not sure what I’m enjoying more, the names and the humor behind the names, the puzzles, or the narration of the story! In any case wonderful on all fronts, a cool way to teach chess and make it fun! Kudos…

  6. How do people create chess puzels? Do you start with the final stale mate or check mate position and work backwards, making sure the player side only has one valid move all the way back? I suppose with stock fish you can analyse each 'step' backwards to ensure there is no other line that leads to the same (or better) outcome, but chess puzels have existed a LONG time before stock fish…..

  7. now I want an RPG with random chess-puzzle encounters xD
    P.S: FYI 'Patzer' is german for a blunder / slip-up

  8. Puzzle three made me cringe so much because you sacrificed a queen for draw

  9. You said that the only move was Bxh2 but Qh4+ first also works.

  10. In the first puzzle, i was considering doing the knight check chain right after 1… h2. The problem is that if you play Kf2 after promoting to a knight, black promotes to a knight for check and it's a draw. Of course, he can't do that after 2. Kf2 because then white doesn't have to promote to knight anymore. 2. Kf2 is thus essential to force black to commit to a promotion before white does.

  11. If black didn't move the queen on b4, white could have easily move the white queen on h4, forcing the black king to take and having and easy stalemate

  12. This bear is a genius. It makes the most fascinating puzzle!

  13. Chess but martin has explosive pieces:
    -Every time martin takes something it causes an explosion taking out the squares around the piece.
    -If you take on of martins pieces, you lose the piece you took it with.

  14. What a nice, teaching Idea to set up. Love that.

  15. I was wondering if the first two fisherman would ever get names. Character development! πŸ˜€
    Still loving the story, please keep doing the series like this.

  16. to be honest, the best parts of these videos is the story

  17. CAN YOU STOP UPLOADING THESE VIDEOS I HAVE TO CLICK ON THEM AND THEN I CAN’T DO LIFE STUFF

  18. Interesting how you've made the story have a meaningful impact, even in the puzzles.

  19. Even me a 1000 elo cant solve the 1st puzzle lol

  20. On the Third puzzle, can't we play Bishop to F2 ?

  21. Nice puzzle’s bear I just finished watching this series and it was great

  22. This one is interesting because each people has they own puzzle. Great job Nelson

  23. A puzzle series with a storyline! what more could i ask

  24. these studies are really great not too hard and not too easy too

  25. That voice in peters head is like: man are you stupid how many times do i have to repeat myself?

  26. how do you know that i am peter and that my elo is 600

  27. The final test of the chalenge will be to win and defeat the king of the island. The biggest chess player of the history, Martin

  28. I wish the back of my mind always remind me for blunder checks

  29. I still can't believe they all saved it , I could only do 2 puzzles , bobby fishers puzzle was hard 😢

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  31. I remember the last puzzle from Maurice Ashleys channel also.

  32. Black's Qb4 in the third puzzle is a version of Mitrofanov's deflection: a queen sacrifice that shifts the opposing queen onto a square of the wrong colour where it can't give any checks.
    In the second you didn't mention that Black had Ra4# unless white defended that with the first move. I thought Ra1 was forced. I didn't see Rd7+, which works because it defends the mate by blocking the bishop and Bxd7 is stalemate.

  33. Chess but martin has 32 dark squared bishops and 6 light squared bishop you start on h1 and has to reach a8 to win

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