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Thanks again Coach Melik.
Instructive video masterpiece, thank you!
GIves me a new perspective on calculation.
Am I feeling lucky I found this series of videos. Very helpfull videos.
I found the advice to "know what you're playing for" to be invaluable in my recent games - and especially in the endgame, where there can be a meriad of complications. Great stuff.
thank you Grandmaster Melikset Khachiyan.
Thank you Grandmaster Melikset Khachiyan.
@sairajdragon. If the Queen doesn't take and moves anywhere after Rb1 then Rh1, checkmate.
in puzzle 3 what about Qa8 after Rb1
The theme of the second puzzle for me is; coordination of pieces. looking for the rook and the bishop can work as a team. then I can see it. always looking; how can the pieces help each other; like military; one artillery piece; one tank; work together, one task force.
Great puzzles! I will admit the first one was too hard for me to solve, but I found the solutions for 2+3 fairly quickly, I'd really like to see more lectures like this they are great!
After f4 white will Queen the e pawn and black simply would lose. [ that is in the first position.]
Nice video very instructive!!
I learned something. thank you.
Nice problems. I think I've seen the first one in the tactics trainer here, didn't recognise it at first, looks like a merry go round
Thank you Grandmester, I like to wach your videos. They are very logical end aducational.
Nice! Thanks :)
hi its good video
Very nice video. Thank you!
by GM Melikset Khachiyan
Here Melik provides three great examples of "amazing feats in calculation"! The studies displayed all present clear problems that need solving before you can achieve your goal in the position. GM Khachiyan reveals the secrets to facing your issues head on, diagnosing the "bigger problems" with the situation, and teaches you how to consider all avenues of play in the most logical order. The positions are as tricky as they are beautiful. Enjoy!
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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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