xQc Unlocks Full Potential Against Negreanu!

@xQcOW takes on Daniel Negreanu in #PogChamps3 and unlocks levels of power we didn't even know possible.
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  • More like Xqc unlocks value of IQ higher than 3

    Bronisław KebabBronisław Kebab4 күн мурун
  • This is just so awesome for chess, for the development of the participants, for the audience and the future chess players who see their favorite streamer playing. I cannot imagine how positive the effect will be for the future - thousands of excited watchers seeing these star personalities develop a joy for the game. It's bloody contagious. What's more, to see the improvement of these players just brings a smile to my face. Chess, aside from being a beautiful game, can be intimidating to the journeyman. Watching these famous players venture bravely into the game, make mistakes, make great moves, learn, improve, and pursue excellence is precisely what the game is about. It's a life lesson in a way, and something in which everyone should find beauty. I cannot believe there is a part of the chess elite that insults these people. It's just reprehensible. Pogchamps is a great reflection of how the layman plays chess - and this lets the everyman embody themselves in the game, and find interest in its beauty. Keep at it. This is awesome.

    Steve SSteve S6 күн мурун
  • Cum bă să folosești "buyakasha" in 2021? Cum?

    Regis AexRegis Aex7 күн мурун
  • As someone who doesn't like chess much, i like pogchamps. People play moves that i can understand, and you never know the outcome of a game in advance, even if someone has a good lead over his opponent. And the fact that players are known streamers, and/or minor celebrities, is entertaining in itself.

    StormWolf01StormWolf017 күн мурун
  • I like how she is an IM and not a WGM

    tomarin tomarintomarin tomarin8 күн мурун
  • "Let's listen into Daniel's stream, see if he's spotted it..." "Fuck! FUCK!" "... I think he's spotted it..."

    JMUDocJMUDoc8 күн мурун
  • Suspicious 🤔

    Ime PrezimeIme Prezime8 күн мурун
  • 3:25 moist critikal?

    BravewryyBravewryy9 күн мурун
  • I think that xqc's intuitive/unorthodox playstyle will throw off all the theoretical/logical players.

    snowiesnowie9 күн мурун
  • grand master does have a good ring to xQc

    Gameboy RimGameboy Rim9 күн мурун
  • 15:30 how dare you say that she can win against the Gm Cow?

    Fayas AmdFayas Amd9 күн мурун
  • These people don't lose to skill as much as they do to tension.

    Darth LynxDarth Lynx9 күн мурун
  • Forget about the chess skill, that man’s energy is unmatched lmao

    not funnynot funny9 күн мурун
  • Chess Wars: The Rise of the El Goblino

    Royal FlushRoyal Flush9 күн мурун
  • Ah yes. The infamous wooden sheild by gm xQc

    Commodore James NorringtonCommodore James Norrington9 күн мурун
  • amazing thumbnail

    Omar AOmar A9 күн мурун
  • it was sweet seeing anna talking about xqc and his improvements (:

    ׁׁ9 күн мурун
  • Honestly I think that Negreanu wasn't focusing enough. He doesn't draw arrows to show what he's doing. So it's hard to tell what he's doing half the time and it also makes it hard that we don't know what hes looking at. I bet that if he drew arrows, and also looked at his developed pieces more, he would. win that match against xqc.

    woozywoozy9 күн мурун
  • Never resign against XQC.

    88mphDrBrown88mphDrBrown10 күн мурун
  • Not even final form i bet.

    dylmmdylmm10 күн мурун
  • I just kept thinking, how does the poker player consistently tilt worse than any other player in the tournament? He loses one piece and his face is like twitching and he goes full kamikaze. How does that work for him at his day job!? 😂

    NTNT10 күн мурун
    • BTW total respect to DNegs as a god-tier poker player, just kind of confusing to see this aspect of his chess game. It would be reasonable to expect him to be an ice-cold player, win or lose.

      NTNT10 күн мурун
  • 6 moves to 6-0 FeelsStrongMan

    ArafAraf10 күн мурун
  • LET EM KNOW 💥 LET EM KNOW 💥 LET EM KNOW 💥

    rafsan gonirafsan goni10 күн мурун
  • The nifty thing tellingly mug because bra randomly shave versus a mushy jute. abashed, wooden yogurt

    Aldon DekockAldon Dekock10 күн мурун
    • wat

      Mike HuntMike Hunt10 күн мурун
  • I would have been interested to try black the position after Qxb5+ Bc6 against an opponent of my strength. Two bishops and rook for the queen super good; good king safety after castling, just a bit scared of the queenside pawns

    Ilya IbrahimovicIlya Ibrahimovic10 күн мурун
  • Ali G

    Ethan REthan R10 күн мурун
  • I will miss xQc being so bad at chess :(

    CramunchyCramunchy10 күн мурун
  • For me xQc is a favourite!

    Alessandro Del PieroAlessandro Del Piero10 күн мурун
  • I hope he beats Charlie if he ever gets a rematch.

    Glenn AndersonGlenn Anderson10 күн мурун
  • Negative Talent BTW

    Lemi NosLemi Nos10 күн мурун
  • Negreanu's needs to re-evaluate his mic setup

    vipers6vipers610 күн мурун
  • This is what training tactics does. Then in games when you're lucky to stumble into one and notice it too you collect.

    StandoffStandoff10 күн мурун
  • "Moist Critikal" 3:25

    Zorena PalmerZorena Palmer10 күн мурун
  • I know its not true chess and none of these players are masters. That said pogchamps is some of the greatest chess ive ever seen. Overhyping the unhypable to such a degree. Playing not the best but the worst and showing pure determination and skill without even having the skills masters have is one of the greatest things i love about chess. Every game is a sandbox for a new game.

    Jacob KingJacob King10 күн мурун
  • xQc improved so much, i always thought hikaru was just beeing nice when talking about xQcs good instincts but mb he has a point. I still think pokemane might be the most naturally talented player in the tournament tho

    Bob NobBob Nob10 күн мурун
    • yeah she s very smart with very good memory its astonish me how fast she learned, then i discovered that she s an engeneer student maybe that help.

      Hamza PrinceHamza Prince10 күн мурун
  • Longtime viewers will remember daniel negreanu from pretty good poker

    Jake LeibowitzJake Leibowitz10 күн мурун
  • The winner’s bracket players played out of their minds the final is going to be crazy

    Alejandro SalasAlejandro Salas10 күн мурун
  • Daniel sucks 😂

    Chris WilsonChris Wilson10 күн мурун
  • Negraneu looks like walter white in the thumbnail

    Mohammad AfanehMohammad Afaneh10 күн мурун
  • LET EM KNOW EZ

    Ahbar AhadAhbar Ahad10 күн мурун
  • fr anime redemption arc

    Alfred CuevaAlfred Cueva10 күн мурун
  • I've never seen such a cocky 1000 rated noob

    William WallaceWilliam Wallace10 күн мурун
    • Ironically this comment reeks of arrogance.

      Melted SnowmanMelted Snowman8 күн мурун
    • Charlie?

      naturally selectednaturally selected10 күн мурун
    • What's your rating?

      fx 490fx 49010 күн мурун
  • My streamer xqcL

    IsaacIsaac10 күн мурун
  • Can you Tell me how 0:54 the pawn dissapears ??? What happened was it a bug or ??

    Ondra KnězekOndra Knězek10 күн мурун
    • Dont know well from this cuts but proably dnegpoker made a premove and took a pawn

      no nono no10 күн мурун
    • Aaah thank you 😃

      Ondra KnězekOndra Knězek10 күн мурун
    • En passant 🇫🇷🥐

      Cornedrue LedivinCornedrue Ledivin10 күн мурун
    • En Passant

      Volcanic ErectionVolcanic Erection10 күн мурун
    • Sorry more like 0:52

      Ondra KnězekOndra Knězek10 күн мурун
  • bing bung bing bang bang

    Aminul Rasyid [ Fdkua ]Aminul Rasyid [ Fdkua ]10 күн мурун
  • xQc: The journey of a man from pepega to 5head

    Nilanshu RajmaneNilanshu Rajmane10 күн мурун
  • If xqc survives the opening against sardoche, he wins the whole thing.

    InigoInigo10 күн мурун
    • @DonFreeq "6"-th? Was that on purpose

      naturally selectednaturally selected10 күн мурун
    • He is 6-th strongest player in my book so no idea why would he. Sardoche is 4-th despite his highest rating.

      DonFreeqDonFreeq10 күн мурун
  • If I had become a chess meme and a subject of derision thanks to the msot viewed chess clip of 2020 by losing in 6 moves, I'd have quit chess. Instead XqC just kept going and now he's actually a decent player, undefeated 6-0 in Pogchamps 3. That's an anime redemption arc if I ever saw one.

    PhrophetsamPhrophetsam10 күн мурун
    • I'm pretty sure there's a clip called 'chess king sacrifice' which has more views but I get your point

      Y MY M10 күн мурун
  • Xqc will probably play against benjyfishy

    ItsfadiItsfadi10 күн мурун
  • 5:21 LMAO what??

    Praveen RawatPraveen Rawat10 күн мурун
  • the bing bang boom strat is op!

    OpiuchiOpiuchi10 күн мурун
  • ez

    Ima31bananaIma31banana10 күн мурун
  • Daniel seems like a nice guy with his blue glasses

    tibba rtibba r10 күн мурун
  • His late game is absolutely insane.

    snowiesnowie10 күн мурун
  • I really hope the xqc will win until he and Charlie meet again, it will be epic revenge of grandmaster xqcL

    Yoyong Ari LaotdriYoyong Ari Laotdri10 күн мурун
    • Redemption Arc of Mr. Cow FeelsStrongMan Clap

      KuhekinKuhekin9 күн мурун
  • I love this man

    Philanthropic NightmarePhilanthropic Nightmare10 күн мурун
  • Now I wanna see him rematch Charlie. He'll give the throbber a good fight this time

    AstraestusAstraestus10 күн мурун
  • Daniel was in a downward spiral. That's the reason he resigned early, he believed that the position was lost and that he can't do anything about it. Anyone who has been in a chess tournament knows this feeling, you can see it in his queen blunder when he took the bishop on e5. You can see it in his face, after the check 8:31. He believed he was lost that's why he didn't see the bishop block on c6 after the queen check.

    no oneno one10 күн мурун
    • Add this to his first lost using the danish gambit that xQc handled well, he is in a must win but he blundered. His morale plummeted to the ground.

      no oneno one10 күн мурун
  • Imagine if X started playing chess when he was 5 or 6 years old and stuck with it. He has the sharp wit of a chess player with his board vision and calculations I wouldn't have been surprised if he was an IM in a different timeline where he never gave up on chess when he was young.

    Danny MayDanny May10 күн мурун
    • @Y M ye, and then he would be banned from participating in chess tournaments for spamming Tryhard 7, came to twitch and became variety pepega, playing ow just for fun

      SengokuSengoku10 күн мурун
    • We probably wouldn't even know him then

      AdventurerAdventurer10 күн мурун
    • But then he would never have become an Overwatch pro and chess is very time consuming, travelling to international tournaments etc.

      Y MY M10 күн мурун
    • So... Mr. Cow?

      Alisah AlisahAlisah Alisah10 күн мурун
  • Why would Daniel resign with double his time 😫

    Terence LTerence L10 күн мурун
    • @Mike Hunt can xQc mate in 1 minute though?

      Terence LTerence L9 күн мурун
    • position was lost

      Mike HuntMike Hunt10 күн мурун
  • It is hilarious that XQC goes full ultra instinct mode in the middle to end-game as if he is raising his elo rating each move building to the juicer climax. It is mostly his insane intuition gut feelings because he will always find the best moves but his drawback is second guessing and doubting that it will work. He needs to make snap decisions and not burn the clock. YEP.

    Danny MayDanny May10 күн мурун
  • Epic DBZ clickbait tho

    1JS19CS083 M Balasubramanian1JS19CS083 M Balasubramanian10 күн мурун
  • from 6 moves to 6-0, proud of you Felix. This is truly the redemption arc xqcL LinusFace

    Mj brionesMj briones10 күн мурун
  • I'll be disappointed if we don't see Charlie vs xQc in pogchamps 3

    that presidentthat president10 күн мурун
  • In chess the slightest bit of inattention can ruin your game.

    Biff JohnsonBiff Johnson10 күн мурун
  • Everybody Gangsta till they get "BING BANG BOOM"

    AJAN RAJUAJAN RAJU10 күн мурун
  • Everybody"s ganster untill xqc gets to middle game.

    pedrochalaco1pedrochalaco110 күн мурун
    • @Ondrej Tomasek Ah cool to see that people are finding Hikaru through xQc and also vice versa. You're always welcome to become a juicer xqcL (just ignore the PepePains and haHAA edgy kids and his community isnt that bad...)

      736 164a736 164a10 күн мурун
    • @xnlg Not really a xqc fan. But I got to know him through chess and Hikaru.

      Ondrej TomasekOndrej Tomasek10 күн мурун
    • @Ondrej Tomasek radiohead and xqc fan? PogU xqcL

      xnlgxnlg10 күн мурун
    • Yeah if he manges to get over the first ten moves 1 move checkmate threats, then he's pretty good :D

      Ondrej TomasekOndrej Tomasek10 күн мурун
  • 9000? More like-.......😂

    Lord CyanicLord Cyanic10 күн мурун
  • At 2:55 xqc plays qe5 and sees b2 (lol) but not h2? Hmmmmmmm......

    AnandSivaram22AnandSivaram2210 күн мурун
  • 6 move to 6-0

    PandaPanda10 күн мурун
  • Redemption arc for xqc is coming along well. 6-0 Everyone waiting for the rematch moist vs xqc

    Tako LinkTako Link10 күн мурун
    • @yezylol *semifinals.

      fx 490fx 49010 күн мурун
    • @yezylol best timeline

      powerforupowerforu10 күн мурун
    • It sadly won't happen unless they both make it to the grand finals

      yezylolyezylol10 күн мурун
    • Holy shit i just realized hes 6-0. Damn x pipes is getting stronger and better

      ZFN ResaZFN Resa10 күн мурун
    • Yeahhh lest go xqc vs moist

      Putra ErulPutra Erul10 күн мурун
  • I cant wait for xqc and sardoche's postgame French banter

    Ryan PeloperoRyan Pelopero10 күн мурун
  • Today was a good day for the Pogchamps.

    Jonathan MJonathan M10 күн мурун
  • XQC unlocks the sharingan

    Sebastián Schulz ÁlvarezSebastián Schulz Álvarez10 күн мурун
  • God I love this thumbnail! It has gone even further what were already great thumbnails!

    Obi-Wan KenobiObi-Wan Kenobi10 күн мурун
  • Bing bang boom Chicka Wow Wow

    Michael ChoeMichael Choe10 күн мурун
  • Anna really called him "grandmaster xqc" 😂

    Bryan YangBryan Yang10 күн мурун
    • @Pedro Briggs using alts on youtube to advertise sketchy shit. Weirdchamp Delete your channel and never make one again.

      KadajKadaj4 күн мурун
    • Sweet site! doesn't look very pretty, but it really worked :)

      Pedro BriggsPedro Briggs7 күн мурун
    • @Eliseo Apollo don't need yo girlfriends insta, I got yo mom's number

      Bryan YangBryan Yang7 күн мурун
    • Not sure if anyone gives a damn but last night I hacked my girl friends Instagram password by using Instaportal. You can find it by Googling ;)

      Eliseo ApolloEliseo Apollo7 күн мурун
    • technically a gm in OW lol

      thomas cramthomas cram7 күн мурун
  • Bang. Bing. Bang. Yes. Yes. Bing. Bang. Boom. Think about it.

    Arthur PorterArthur Porter10 күн мурун
    • Ah yes

      Tabish RahmanTabish Rahman10 күн мурун
  • The thumbnail explains everything

    IyresIyres10 күн мурун
  • This thumbnail though OMEGALUL

    Ab MatAb Mat10 күн мурун
  • man whoever is incharge of making the youtube videos is amazing these thumbnails and editing are based

    Zarif AhmedZarif Ahmed10 күн мурун
    • @I’m a random monkey so this becomes a template now?

      John Ruben SaragiJohn Ruben Saragi10 күн мурун
    • Boomers let millennials run this channel so in turn zoomers gets interested in chess, makes sense

      I’m a random monkeyI’m a random monkey10 күн мурун
  • The most impressive about xQc performance is that he overcame Daniel opening preparation over the board . The funniest part was when he was asked about the Danish gambit which Daniel played against him he did not know what it was . Sardoche awaits . If xQc overcomes Sardoche he will become the frontrunner for winning the whole event .

    Rama ChandraRama Chandra10 күн мурун
    • @Emag Dont forget Sardoche TIED to Neeko. His rating is not accurate.

      GrownUpGamingGrownUpGaming9 күн мурун
    • Realistically, he should lose to Sardoche. But Sardoche is really stressed out on pogchamps for some reason. Losing out to Benjy might have hit his confidence a little bit. If he finds himself in a somewhat nasty position against xqc, he might start to doubt himself and blunder, so who knows.

      EmagEmag10 күн мурун
    • @Angelo Gene Unlike other streamers, he has the ability to grind games for 12 hours straight all day. He's been laddering hard on chess and his puzzle rating is 1500. He's like the local bar brawler and Hikaru is the boxing coach from Ashita no Joe trying to get him to learn the Jab.

      Peaceful HermitPeaceful Hermit10 күн мурун
    • Even if xqc loses to sardoche, xqc has shown good chess

      pedrochalaco1pedrochalaco110 күн мурун
    • @what is this channel even? Yeah, and back then. He lost in 6 moves despite Hikaru's teachings. I'm honestly not sure if he had any secret coaches for Pogchamps 3, but he has been grinding out games. He's seeing a lot of ideas. I don't think XQC has his own signature opening yet. Yes, I know about his Scotch game but he doesn't seem to play it as much

      Angelo GeneAngelo Gene10 күн мурун
  • I like the part when they said bing bang boom

    QneTheQneThe10 күн мурун
    • Yeah, I too liked the entire video

      Iaago Ariel Schwoelk LoboIaago Ariel Schwoelk Lobo10 күн мурун
    • Think about it! XD

      Werse VarsityWerse Varsity10 күн мурун
  • "She's going against me, so no, she can't". Damn, this doesn't sound like the guy that lost a match in six moves. He's gotten a lot better, I want to see a rematch between him and Charlie.

    EzmoonEzmoon10 күн мурун
    • @codegeass7162 xqc doesnt know how to do a good opening

      christianramil camachochristianramil camacho6 күн мурун
    • Redemption story arc

      Whatever this isWhatever this is9 күн мурун
    • FeelsStrongMan from 6 moves to 6 wins

      woozywoozy9 күн мурун
    • @Y M I don't know man. Last time he lost exactly because Naroditsky trained Charlie by analyzing xqc's games. I fear that if he doesn't get help to beat Charlie, Charlie's prep will put in a bad spot from the get go. I think xqc might be better at spotting tactics but in the words of Fischer "tactics flow from good positions""

      codegeass7162codegeass716210 күн мурун
    • I think he will beat Charlie as he's a lot more intuitive and natural whereas Charlie, because he's being coached by a strong GM, he plays in a very theoretical and formulaic way which I think will backfire against XQC who has a somewhat unorthodox style

      Y MY M10 күн мурун
  • This is the greatest redemption arc of all time.

    Garry Dimas AGarry Dimas A10 күн мурун
  • Shame that Daniel resigned or we might have had a different outcome in either of those games... Who is coaching him? They need to tell him not to resign when he is up so much time

    SuperTrailerzSuperTrailerz10 күн мурун
    • A different outcome? Doubt it. In the first game Daniel had only a pawn left and in the secon x would just farm time and then slowly promote a pawn. But it's true he should play till the end

      AdventurerAdventurer10 күн мурун
    • It's actually very nice of him he resigned. Good sportmanship especially considering it was against xqc who made some terrible stalemates last pogchamps. It's sort of awe to xqc improvement. But I fully agree that his coach who is Hikaru himself fucked up big time. Telling Daniel to play Danish is just silly.

      DonFreeqDonFreeq10 күн мурун
    • Exactly, I have doubts that XQC would have converted those positions cleanly with such low time, very strange decision by Daniel

      Y MY M10 күн мурун
    • That’s why he said let’s do the “respectful thing.” If your opponent played better than you, you’re a gentleman and resign.

      Jose Luis GonzalezJose Luis Gonzalez10 күн мурун
    • He said "lets do the respecful thing:resign" Besides , xqc can check mate him anytime. The stalemate was veeery hard to get

      pedrochalaco1pedrochalaco110 күн мурун
  • People still exist in this world thinking that Xqc hasnt improved. Let that sink in.

    10HCritical10HCritical10 күн мурун
    • Did you steal my profile picture?

      Pawan YadavPawan Yadav10 күн мурун
    • Yeah, this guy "LazyItachi" who lurks in Twitch channels' chat sections always underestimates xQc, saying that he is the worst contestant and everything like that, saying that xQc will definitely lose against Charlie, and so on. Charlie almost never does puzzles, therefore I know he has even less of a chance winning against Benjy, Sardoche, or Rainn. Charlie even managed to blunder his queen to a newbie (MrBeast). And I say this as a Charlie fanboy and subscriber on Twitch.

      RainierSaluRainierSalu10 күн мурун
  • If xQc gets real opens then he will be op.

    AtNN GamerAtNN Gamer10 күн мурун
    • Early middle games and time management is his weakest part I think. In some positons it's not easy to come up with a gameplay so it's perfectly understandable. You can tell he gets a little confused when a lot of pieces are still on the board and he isn't sure how he can make progress. For that reason he tends to burn a lot of time and overthink his candidate moves. On the other hand, he is super solid in the endgames. He plays well, calculates flawlessly and is always aware of the other player's threat. Openings/early middlegame he is still at 950-1100 level but some of his endgames are close to 1500+.

      HysteriaHysteria9 күн мурун
    • @William Wallace he was like 1340 one time

      PVC YepPVC Yep10 күн мурун
    • @William Wallace Actually, before the tournament started, he grinded chess offline and got to 1250 or something, all by his own with no coaching. He got in a nasty lose streak when he played a bunch of games on stream, and that's why he is sitting at 1050 right now. So he really is quite decent to be honest. And obviously, decent in the context of this tournament. Nobody is saying he is master level or anything.

      EmagEmag10 күн мурун
    • @William Wallace ok we get it youre high rated and putting down a low rated player because they are relatively low rated compared to you, now how would you like it if i started comparing you to the all time greats. Doesnt make sense right? So yeah stop shitting on speculations of xqc's improvement, because improvement is improvement and is commendable regardless of what rating the respective player will be at the end of that improvement when speaking of any level of skill group.

      ChepperzChepperz10 күн мурун
    • @William Wallace I just mean god like lol.

      AtNN GamerAtNN Gamer10 күн мурун
  • These thumbnails are going out of hand

    ThanushThanush10 күн мурун
    • @I’m a random monkey has been the best thing to happen to chess since it's more popular than fortnite and csgo atm. Let the zoomers cater to the zoomers. Ez clap

      Eddy DrouetEddy Drouet9 күн мурун
    • yes

      DHYA GamingDHYA Gaming10 күн мурун
    • Boomers let millennials run this channel so in turn zoomers gets interested in chess, makes sense

      I’m a random monkeyI’m a random monkey10 күн мурун
  • xqc has definately become a decent player since the 6 move loss. Really clean play in most of his endgames so far in pogchamps.

    HysteriaHysteria10 күн мурун
  • Boom Yes Yes Bing Boom Boom BING BANG BANG

    Paul CPaul C10 күн мурун
  • Bing bang bang is the play that made him win.

    AtNN GamerAtNN Gamer10 күн мурун
    • I agree your Elo goes up when you hit the BING BANG BANG.

      BeatBoxing MooseBeatBoxing Moose10 күн мурун
  • big brain

    JeurceJeurce10 күн мурун