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Thank you Grandmaster Khachiyan.
Well, despite all the game comments (ugh) I learned what the title suggested, how to apply logic or think though a position.
In my reading, on GM states that greats do massive calculations. Another says they have 10s of thousands of patterns in their head.
Some say study the endgame first. Some say build a good opening repertoire. Lots of advice. But this was insightful and for once not focused on some sideline of a major opening.
I enjoyed it.
Keep up the good work the vid was instructive
11….Nxb4!? is interesting and very unclear. For instance, 12.cxb4 …Nxd5 13. Qxd5 …Bxa1 14. Qxc4 Rfc8 with an interesting, unclear position.
fantastic video! thanks
Thank you, Melikset! You really are a superb teacher...
Guys...it *sounds* easy because he's a GM and doesn't need to calculate all kinds of side tactics...
Wow!! You make it look so easy! Awsome teacher! Please keep doing that!
This is he most simply explained game I have had the pleasure of studying. I hope to develop a playing style similar to that of GM Khachiyan's and these videos seem to be the key towards that goal.
Well done and thanks!
You are an excellent teacher. I like the way you anticipate your opponent's moves and promote your own plan. You calculate very well and extensively. I hope you can train Alisa Melekhina, my chess crush and idol.
to have nice fun, hug a duck
I like it too because one thing is to have an idea and the other to exploit it or how to go to the abstract idea to the concret moves that it involve. That is not easy and the reason why the tentation of changing one plan even when is better going on that was your advice and may be we need it thanks
very instructive! thank you.
its isvery easy ........ andthank you
by GM Melikset Khachiyan
GM Khachiyan gives an important lesson about the importance of having a sense of the logic of a game. Believing in your own idea and moves, following a logical strand straight through, is an important part of a professional player's approach to the game.
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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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