Evaluation and Planning!: Part 8

Jun 13, 2014
23 min
Doubled pawns? No problem. Now they're isolated too? GM Melik can handle that! Today he plays his favorite Philidor setup and simply outplays White in the endgame. With the queens traded early, Black's rooks find all the space. Despite the entire pawn structure looking shaky, our author shows you that White's pawns are like ducks in a shooting gallery. You have to have some deep insight to beat a 6-time U.S. Champ!