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Thanks coach Melik
Very insructional. But GM Kachian if the knight on H3 is a donkey why didyou take it instead of the relatively active bishop? hat fully.
I would also like an answer to that question.
Very insructional. But GM Kachian if the knight on H3 is a donkey why didyou take it instead of the relatively active bishop? Did not understand that fully.
Great series! Thank you.
Why is the next 4 deleted? 0_o
Once again a very good game shown by GM! Now I am not afraid playing with double pawns! Thanks again GM!
Wow! What a game!
very well done! I'm enjoying your lectures for a couple of years already and can see practical implications on a quality of my games. Many thanks and good luck Melik!
Nice win against Walter!He has always been one of my favorite players.Thanks
This is part of a great series. I intend to watch all the lectures again and study the PGN file. The explanations are just what I need to help my understanding.
Nice job on your game and on explaining the process of your thinking through the moves.
Looks like I've got a bunch more videos to go through ... nice!
I am confident that I am a better chess player as a result of viewing your fine videos!
Hey, great video! I love all these different openings, and theory. The beautiful thing about chess is nobody has figured it out, like say, checkers. What a beautiful game ...the game of CHESS!
Once again a great lecture!!
very very instructive
Wow... with all the pawns disconnected! Instructive :) Thank you, GM Khachiyan! :)
"A strong bishop versus a donkey on h3" lol
by GM Melikset Khachiyan
Doubled pawns? No problem. Now they're isolated too? GM Melik can handle that! Today he plays his favorite Philidor setup and simply outplays White in the endgame. With the queens traded early, Black's rooks find all the space. Despite the entire pawn structure looking shaky, our author shows you that White's pawns are like ducks in a shooting gallery. You have to have some deep insight to beat a 6-time U.S. Champ!
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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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