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Thanks again Grandmaster.
very instructive video, thanks!
Nice and kind of unique ! I like how it's beginning to end. You make things look very easy : )
As usual very good instructural lesson. Thanks!
Thanks. Nice game.
Excellent 4 strep knight maneuver, taking your bad knight and turning it into your opponents worst nightmare. I love seeing the knight hope around like that while all the other pieces stand still. These structure videos is improving my game tremendously.
Melik allows to go into the mind of a GM it doesn't get any better than that.
GM Melikset! Another very instructive video: the pace, the explanations with generous visual aids, the step by step progression with great solid chess teaching, the very interesting subject matter, etc.,etc. I believe you are the best chess teacher on Chess.com. Many times I remember your sound admonitions, as I play, and apply them and benefit from them. Thank you again! Thanks a lot.
That was really good, players from many different levels can learn something from this video.
VERY COOL STUFF,BUT I STILL GOT MUCH TO LEARN
great video i learned alot
The fart is at at 21:31! LOL!
Every time I watch a Mekilset video on chess.com I get a new idea.
GM K. is a subtle great teacher. He gets better and better. That being said, this one was the very best!!!
Great lesson on composing a plan around "bad piece" dream reposition. Often when looking for a plan my search is not directed so constructively. This will save clock time and produce much improved candidate move choices in the future.
Thanks for a great video.
My chess would be nothing without Melik, Roman and Sam!
I think Khachiyan does the best lecture videos.. I always get so much out of these videos
Excellent video!! Very instructive.
PS: Who else heard the Melikset fart @ 21:34?
Melikset accent makes these video Intrustive and always a pleasure to watch!
by GM Melikset Khachiyan
Today GM Khachiyan reviews one of his own games, highlighting how to dominate your opponent with the little guys! Here black achieves a strong structural advantage and manages to "hold the fort" for the remainder of the battle. As usual, Melik offers great advice on how to play against your opponent's bad pieces (take away their "teammates"), how to recognize and target weaknesses, and how to play opposite colored bishop endings with skill.
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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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