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thanks again Grandmaster
Just trying to brush up on my endgame and so this was a brilliant game to watch and learn from! Nice :)
My notes from video:
Another Melikset Khachiyan Endgame Extraordinaire
Melikset Khachiyan, I love your videos- they are incredibly well done. Please, never stop making them :)
Another great lesson.
harlanbh- On your 13.. Bc5 question... I *think* that move is not so good because White simply plays 14. Be3, then if Black plays 14.. Bf7 White plays 15. Nf5 forcing a trade of the Bishops. If Black simply takes the Knight after 14. Be3, the result is similar as he gives up his dark squared Bishop. Blacks only real plus in this variation is the two Bishops and Bc5 appears to give that away.
hai i like this game i enjoy the game always
Thanks for your time effort and Knowledge!
I don't understand why B-C5 is not a viable move. It prevents the fork, pins the knight and develops the Bishop. And in one move connects the Rooks.
Very nice game, I always enjoy it.
by GM Melikset Khachiyan
GM Khachiyan continues his discussion of the Ruy Lopez exchange, with another surprising opposite colored bishop endgame. Great lessons about practical play, your attitude while playing, and such positional themes as king activity, pawn placement, and anticipating the opponent's ideas. Super!
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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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