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The advice of practicing these positions is great . I have an old version of chessmaster and it lets me set up a position against computer . Thx for lesson
Thank You and Have a Nice Day!
Thank you Grandmaster Melik.
Knowing is not enough. You have got to apply knowledge over the board.
Good video, GM Melik! Thanks!
excellent,very good i liked
Thanks, I liked it.
Thnx Melikset was very helpfull
great video, thanks, really improved my understanding of rook and king vs. rook, king, and pawn
Great video and great comments.
The hardest part of the rook endgames is recognizing the basis rook ending positions as you games.
Enlightning ! Congrat Melikset !
ome of the best videos on this site for some time
Excellent lecture. Congratulations.
Sonnerstein: Try this out First Lesson
by GM Melikset Khachiyan
Although the name of this defensive idea may be debatable (is it Lasker's or Philidor's 2nd?), the need to learn it is not! Today Grandmaster Khachiyan provides us with another example of what happens when even the best players in the world (and this time we really mean the best: Magnus Carlsen) misunderstand and therefore misplay basic rook endings. Memorize this pattern and and ascend to greater heights...
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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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