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Thank you Grandmaster MK.
Por favor seja relevante, útil & simpático!
sou brasileiro e gostaria de conhecer enxadristas brasileiros que acompanham as aulas em video do GM melik para trocar ideias e jogar algumas partidas.
antes eu so gsotava de estudar tatica - melhorou um pouco o meu jogo.
espero que o que estou fazendo (todo dia vejo um video do MELIK)
venha melhorar os meus conceitos a respeito da estrategia e ideias no jogo de xadrez - no aguardo de contatos.
sou brasileiro e gostaria de saber se tem alguem que acompanha os videos do GM melik - para trocar ideias de como melhorar o meu xadrez - nao
gosto muito de estudar estrategia - mas vendo as aulas dele - passei a
ter prazer no estudo da estretegia
brilliant video : i will definately attempt to addopt a different attitude to hard losses...
that was horrible he left all his pieces unprotectedi start out by openning the two in the center and attacking with my bishop ive tried starting out by openning with the pawns and i always lose
Great advice regarding quick recovery from a loss and rebounding to better results. Kayden Troff fell to a tactic in the first game but followed with a deft and thoughtful win after his quick recovery. His potential is nearly off the charts.
Thank you it was very nice but always i am against sicilan defence.
it is a game of war, cool strategiesare innovated judging opponent.
I have a wierd way of dealing with my losses. For some reason, I play my best games after my loss! My thought process is "Aw I lost, might as well play really crazy and fun while I can". The next game, I pretend I'm a grandmaster and go into a wierd fun line, like the nc6 french. I get some cool position and I'm so excited and I get awsome tactics! Then I go on to lose for games, lol. This is only true for OTB, ofc.
Very nice, I enjoyed very much!
GooD video :)
Congratulations Kayden! 12 years old with an IM norm, amazing achievement.
Great analysis Melik. It's instructive to see how you think about the middle game plans and how they relate to the pawn structure. Thanks.
Good advice, thanks for the lesson!
Melik is very "zen like" as he discusses, the flow of emotions stemming from wins and losses in the tournament play of one of his future champions. He says play the game as is, don't worry about points, future games etc., stay in the present - play your game - calm, patient and detached.
Melik shows the skills of a great coach as he discusses the psychology of chess and the need to have a short memory and a strong recovery system when it comes to tournament losses.
There is a difference between making mistakes and inaccuracies- words of a philosopher discussing the economics of chess.
When you attack, and then have to back down, you have failed in calculation and initiative.
by GM Melikset Khachiyan
GM Khachiyan has so many talented students, and reviews so many of their games for our "viewing pleasure", that we decided to give the video series a name! Here you will see first hand what interesting analysis, practical lessons, and psychological insights are relayed from one of the America's best chess coaches (Melik of course) to his students. Try applying some of Melik's advice to your own chess, and learn to rebound from tough losses!
Players: Taylor, Tim
vs. Troff, Kayden
Related: Part 2 »
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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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