Chess is painful | Firouzja vs Naroditsky mini bullet match

Featured is a relatively short bullet session I observed between 2 beasts of bullet chess, namely Alireza Firouzja and Daniel Naroditsky. On lichess’s active list of bullet players they are the top 2. This match was recorded on August 1st, 2022. Firouzja (alireza2003) and Naroditsky (RebeccaHarris) have an extremely dynamic style which always makes watching their play exciting. Don’t blink or you may miss multiple tactics! 🙂

Image of Alireza Firouzja in thumbnail courtesy of Lennart Ootes

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  1. I can't even comprehend how to play bullet chess.

  2. Great depth.. 1 hour for a 1 minute game

  3. When I watch Jerry videos I think, wow he could have been the number one chess YouTuber if he just took it seriously. I’ve always wondered what Jerry pursued in life over having the number one chess channel on YouTube. Did he ever answer that?

  4. Definitely an internet issue.
    His router went flying across the house.

  5. Chess without magnus would be different

  6. Really had high hopes for Alireza in the candidates …do u think he didn't perform his best because he wasn't mature enough and played too reckless? Or ?


  8. high level tactical fireworks 💥❤

  9. Loving the more frequent uploads Jerry. You're the man.

  10. Jerry mentioned that the styles of these two are very different from Magnus. How would people classify Magnus' bullet style as?

  11. Fix the middle of the screen glitching pleaseeee! It really detracts from the video 🙁

  12. Hey Jerry, was wondering what audio settings you use for your mic? I recall you use shure sm7b?
    Crisp audio!

  13. I can hardly see what is happening they are playing so fast. Last time I thought and acted that fast fire was involved!

  14. Absolutely blessed with the Jerry content lately. Thank you my dude.

  15. It’s amazing how well Naroditsky plays against Alireza in bullet, who’s now a solid 150 FIDE above him in blitz, rapid, and classical.

  16. Only in chess could two titans randomly have an epic duel, for all to see, at any time of day. <3 ya lichess

  17. 39:45 was a revelation, I'm 2350 on lichess but would not have considered taking with the queen first and use the pin to win

  18. If you say, these players are too strong"; than, full belief! Now that I think about it, I know Nardositosky is, I think I played him once. He beat me so bad, that I dis not want to play him again. I think, if I can learn more and how to see and defend if not counter, I would be happier; nonetheless, I always thought you were too strong. Thanks for the game and narration

  19. I was right with you, thinking of the same two moves that you mentioned at almost 42:00 and then I heard you say he did something else. I did not think about a Queen move. The thought of Queen exchange had not crossed my mind in the position. Good luck in your games

  20. I heard currently Alireza has hard time to get top players to play him rated bullet simply because they do not want to give up their points to him

  21. These Tetris games are very interesting

  22. Wow. Admire your bullet analyses, Jerry, even more than your classic games’ ones. Still, gotta say, Bullet is not my game. Goes WAY too fast, especially endgame, even with your help! Thanks again though.

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