Future Champions: Rebounding from a Tough Loss 2

Jul 8, 2011
19 min
FIDE Master Kayden Troff earned his first International Master Norm with a thrilling victory over IM-Elect Roman Yankovsky... but this exciting game isn't the whole story. As Troff's coach, Melik Khachiyan explains -- the hard work was done off the board on a psychological level. Namely, the ability to forget about a previous loss that could have devastated Kayden's norm chances. Watch this exciting Benko Gambit game on pins and needles!