What did GM Melikset Khachiyan and his students learn from the World Youth chess championships?
One lesson was the importance of dynamic thinking in chess, especially in as big a tournament as the World Youths.
Andrew Hong, one of Melik’s star students, took his shot at what Melik thinks was the most brutal section of the tournament, the under-12, and one look at his first game “should teach other kids how to play chess” dynamically and prophylactically, says Melik.
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Two of Chess.com’s best hosts join forces to cover the 2015 ChessKid National Invitational Championship.
Watch this full replay of IM Daniel Rensch and FM Mike Klein broadcasting through an exciting round one of this prestigious event.
Check out the related news report to see who won the entire event. | Watch video
Check out this full replay of Round 4 coverage of the Fourth Annual Chess Kid Online National Invitational Championship! Join FM Mike Klein and IM Danny Rensch (or should we say FunMasterMike and PapaBear?) for live covers of this exciting event. | Watch video
Join IM Danny Rensch for coverage of the Final Round of Fourth Annual Chess Kid Online National Invitational Championship! In this fantastic event hosted at Chesskid.com we finally gets to see the best of the best! | Watch video
GM Babaev has taught you both sides of the King’s Indian Defense and Attack, but what do you do when your opponent starts with e4?
You can still apply the same ideas as the KID by responding with the Pirc.
GM Babaev shows you exactly how to do it, including tips to turn your knight into a monster against a bad bishop. | Watch video