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thank you grandmaster.
Great video. I love your style of play, your games always turn out to be extremely exciting.
that makes sense mr GM. thanks for clearing that up.
AWSOME LESSON!! Thank you
To MRBruse,and others.
I have to admit,I have made a little mistake. Just forgot to mention in my lane,before to take on a8,to take first on e5 to secure d4 square,and then,after Nxe5,to take on a8. And now if black playes Bb7 I have Qa7 following by Qd4.
Tnank you for your inquiry.
i had the same question as you mrbruce when i watched the video.
mrbruce, you're absolutely right.
Your presentation is very clear and instructive. Your games suggest that you enjoy creating imbalances and then outplaying your opponents in a fashion that is somewhat reminiscent of the great Tigran Petrosian.
I wonder if black could have held the position for a draw if f6 was played instead of Ree8.
great video thanx!
quick question: at 8:54 u say the white queen will definitely escape.
after ...Ra8 isn't she trapped?
am i missing something?
by GM Melikset Khachiyan
GM Khachiyan shows another game of his employing the e5 break for white in the d6-e6 Sicilian structure. But this game also carries a very important lesson for middlegame play: the supremacy of minor pieces over major pieces. A lot of people aren't confident that several weaker pieces can beat a queen. The solution to that is to watch a few games where they do. Start here!
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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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