Meeting GM Khachiyan: Material Imbalance

May 3, 2009
21 min
In this lesson, GM Khachiyan analyzes another excellent game of his. It starts out as a calm positional game, but when he senses that a couple white pieces are temporarily misplaced, he knows that the position requires an aggressive solution. Through great complications, GM Khachiyan demonstrates the rook's ability to combat two minors, ending in a pleasing positional zugzwang.