How To Beat Higher-Rated Players!

Nov 24, 2014
17 min
Most players know how to win games against lower-rated opponents. In many cases, it’s simply a matter of technique. But how on earth do you beat an opponent whose rating is higher than yours? After all, that rating may reflect superior knowledge or ability. It’s possible — if you believe in yourself. GM Melikset Khachiyan shows you the important ways you can pull off the upset against stronger opponents.