My Memorable Games: Hanging up the Gloves

Nov 26, 2012
21 min
As instructive as it is heartwarming, in this video lecture GM Melik Khachiyan talks about his decision to walk away from high level competition after learning a hard, yet valuable lesson from Grandmaster Alex Shabalov. When Melik finds himself "disrespecting the game" in the critical position, he realizes that his run as a top Grandmaster has come to an end, and decides to focus on his successful career as a chess coach/trainer.