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Thanks again Grandmaster Melik.
thank you Grandmaster
good vedio i diot
good video, i like the decision to go to the end game and having a clear advantage
Thanks, nice lecture.
I like the little sub-plots/plans showing the maneuvers of the black knight to the queen-side, the white rook on the 2nd rank, the advance of the a and b pawns. Each very instructive and valuable arrows to add to my quiver.
So clear and so instructive. Thanks for this great lecture !
It's amazing how a very small advantage leads to victory in grandmaster games.
Machine-like precision the whole game. Wow!
by GM Melikset Khachiyan
Today Grandmaster Melik Khachiyan reviews his first ever win in the United State Chess League. This game features two of America's best in our own Melik Khachiyan and GM Dmitry Gurevich. The game starts off in a Classical Dragon and builds momentum in the middlegame when GM Gurevich makes some "odd" decisions with his minor pieces, particularly the knights. Listen in on Melik's instructive thought process and in game approach.
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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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