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How Levon Aronian Became America's Newest Super Grandmaster

How Levon Aronian Became America's Newest Super Grandmaster

How Did Levon Aronian become a chess superstar?

GM Levon Aronian has recently moved to America. Get to know his history and games with help from his childhood chess coach, GM Melik Khachiyan.

  • Learn what made young Aronian a prodigy.
  • Examine attacking games from Aronian's childhood and time among the world elite.
  • Calculate along with Aronian's most spectacular games.
How Levon Aronian Became America's Newest Super Grandmaster: Against Bacrot

How Levon Aronian Became America's Newest Super Grandmaster: Against Bacrot

GM Melik Khachiyan has a new series to welcome his most famous student, GM Levon Aronian to the United States. See what you can learn from the games of America's newest Grandmaster.
11 min
5 Challenges
How Levon Aronian Became America's Newest Super Grandmaster: Against Bunzmann

How Levon Aronian Became America's Newest Super Grandmaster: Against Bunzmann

GM Melik Khachiyan is back with more stories and analyses of his most famous student's games. Check out Aronian - Bunzmann from the World Youth Championships way back in 1994.
8 min
5 Challenges
How Levon Aronian Became America's Newest Super Grandmaster: Against Ibrahimov

How Levon Aronian Became America's Newest Super Grandmaster: Against Ibrahimov

GM Melik Khachiyan is back with more stories of Levon Aronian's rise to the world elite. This time he demonstrates an amazing 1997 clash against GM Rasul Ibrahimov.
9 min
5 Challenges
How Levon Aronian Became America's Newest Super Grandmaster: Against Rapport

How Levon Aronian Became America's Newest Super Grandmaster: Against Rapport

Levon Aronian was in amazing form in 2017. GM Melik Khachiyan demonstrates one of Levon's brilliant attacking games against the creative GM Richard Rapport.
10 min
5 Challenges
How Levon Aronian Became America's Newest Super Grandmaster: Against Navara

How Levon Aronian Became America's Newest Super Grandmaster: Against Navara

GM Melik Khachiyan brings you one more game from the great Levon Aronian. See if you can calculate your way through the amazing attacking ideas in this game between Aronian and Navara from 2017.
13 min
5 Challenges

How Levon Aronian Became America's Newest Super Grandmaster

Master Games
5 Lessons
51 Minutes
25 Challenges
Released May 18, 2021
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