2012 American Open: Light Square Domination

Jan 2, 2013
37 min
Reviewing his second game from the recent American Open in Los Angeles, Grandmaster Khachiyan talks about his pregame strategy to keep it simple and positional against his very young, very talented opponent. He breaks down the critical moments of the game where he manages to do so, and highlights how he ultimately takes advantage of a serious positional blunder to dominate and execute an attack on the light squares. Stick around for the instructive endgame!