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Great game and great video. Thanks!
Really enjoyed the game, he is quite a strong player! Very logical the whole way through, Im hoping I can do that in more of my games as well.
Very impressive play and instruction. I really liked the very first instinct to build "the wall" against the Bg2 fianchetto.
Very instructive, thank you.
g5 was amazing
Nice game. Can you post the PGN as well?
Great game--instructive commentary. Right to the point and very clear.
Like the commentary says: beautiful, simple moves! Not sure I'll ever play at such a level, and I'm over three times this kid's age!
nice game for a young player
Good one. I liked the analysis.
pretty and illustrative game : )
a good student comes from a great teacher
i love meliks videos =]
This is an excellent game by your student. Maybe he played better than you do in this game. :D just kidding, i'm sure you're very proud of what your students accomplish!
he said uhhh way to many times
Thank you, Melikset. Terrific game to analyze and well explained. One thought! Didn't White overlook 28.g4 to close the position and, essentially, shift play to the queenside? I think 27...Bf5 and then 28...h4 was proper for Black. But your student played a fantastic game. Bravo! Please do more videos like this one.
by GM Melikset Khachiyan
Grandmaster Khachiyan begins a new series on the subject of game review. Here he analyzes a game played by one of his own students from a recent tournament in Southern California. What a game it was! From the positional accuracies of the opening, to the deep understanding of combining prophylactic thinking while still conducting a mating attack, the game was, in summary, absolutely beautiful...
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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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