Becoming an Expert - Part 5: Bad Calculation 1

Apr 10, 2012
24 min
Today we learn the element of surprise! GM Melik Khachiyan reviews his own game with New Mexico's top play, Lior Lapid, and in doing so, he highlights the importance of knowing what your opponent wants to achieve, anticipating this, and then surprising him with an "unexpected approach" (0-0-0!). We also learn details of how to play against the Closed Sicilian - Grand Prix Attack.