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Thanks Grandmaster Melik.
gosto muito das aulas do GM MELIK - espero melhorar bastante a minha
estrategia - todo dia vejo um video do melik - gostaria de contatar brasileiros que compartilham minha ideia e se possivel jogar partidas -------trocando comentarios
sou brasileiro e gostaria de conhecer enxadristas brasileiros que acompanham as aulas em video do GM melik para trocar ideias e jogar algumas partidas.
antes eu so gsotava de estudar tatica - melhorou um pouco o meu jogo.
espero que o que estou fazendo (todo dia vejo um video do MELIK)
venha melhorar os meus conceitos a respeito da estrategia e ideias no jogo de xadrez - no aguardo de contatos.
sou brasileiro e gostaria de saber se tem alguem que acompanha os videos do GM melik - para trocar ideias de como melhorar o meu xadrez - nao
gosto muito de estudar estrategia - mas vendo as aulas dele - passei a
ter prazer no estudo da estretegia
GM Khachiyan plays black in the Italian game (slow playing) along theoretical lines until he pushes his pawn to c5 opening up the a2 g1 diaganol for black square bishop. From there, "the fight was on," with consistent aggressive play from black. Black wins.
Note - sometimes to keep control of the game you may have to sacrifice a piece.
"chess is not about material it is about controling more squares."
awesome video, great explanation, ++plus!!
Danny Rensch usually writes the descriptions. I upload the videos in the first place. But I can change the descriptions if I need to :-)
Great game and commentary! Thanks so much.
I always enjoy GM Khachiyan's videos immensely.
Yes, it is "mano a mano": http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mano-a-mano
Great game and great lesson,Melik is the man!!
Isn't it actually "Mano a Mano" as in "Hand to hand"?
Also, do you normally write those descriptions, fr0ggE?
Changed the "mano y mano"...thanks for the correction!
So? After all Y (deep (i) ) is a greek letter (thats why called ygrec in french) how can an Y nounced as E? blah blah your comment had no point as well as mine. (thats the point)
"mano-e-mano" is incorrect.
It's mano "y" mano
In Spanish, "Y" means "and". It is pronouned like English "E"
Very Exciting Game!!!Thank you !!!
yeah, great stuff....like the way you explained it.
by GM Melikset Khachiyan
It's a "mano y mano" battle between two of our best Chess.com Video Authors! GM Khachiyan reviews his game with GM Bojkov from just a few weeks ago! We learn lots about positional chess from these two masters, but Melik's great coaching (more to come on that later) paid off in the long run. His accurate positional choice to sacrifice the exchange was something he learned as a youngster as "the right approach to chess"...
Players: Bojkov, D.
vs. Khachiyan, M.
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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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