Melik Suggests: The French Fries You!

Jan 22, 2014
22 min
Losses are painful but losses are also lessons. Today GM Khachiyan flips the tables on his "Handling the French" series. He shows how his decision to avoid a theoretical move cost him in the French. GM Vinay Bhat stares down the kingside pawn majority and doesn't blink. The transition to the endgame shows the black knight's superiority over the white bishop. Melik thinks he learned his opening lesson - the next time the computer tells you to do something, you do it!