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It would be nice if you would get some games with best play, because these moves you show are not the best. I would love some games with best play
Thank you Grandmaster.
I think if ...Qb4 a3 Qa5 then black has outpost for Knight on b3?
what if qb4 then white moves a3?
Respnce to a3 if moving queen to b4 on 16?
Good video. :)
That was a well prepared and nicely delivered lesson, great topic too - thanks Melik
i wish you showed us the whole game
I love you koments.
my chess is improve and I am hapy , beceuse in the midl game is so much kombination.
Thank you! I appreciate your sharing these ideas.
Hey GM Khachiyan, this video does not show up on the list. I could only find it by linking up from the 3rd video.
by GM Melikset Khachiyan
Today Melik reviews another game from our "Accelerated Hero", only this time, our hero falls short... In the game Short-Tiviakov, 1998 -- GM Tiviakov chooses a slightly mediocre plan to find himself on the wrong side of a squeeze position. Learn from Sergey's mistakes, and remember to control the critical dark-squares and find "tricky" moves like Qb4 at the right time, and you will be fine!
Intermediate | Advanced
Players: Short, Nigel
vs. Tiviakov, Sergey
Sicilian Defense: Accelerated Dragon, Maroczy Bind (B38)
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GM Melikset Khachiyan
Melik began playing chess at the age of 8, won the Baku Junior Championship two years later and became a Soviet Candidate Master two years after that. He began coaching early in his career and has brought up three Junior World Champions (among them Levon Aronian). In 2001, he immigrated to the US, where he qualified to play in the U.S. Championship several times. He earned his Grandmaster title in 2006.
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