My Trip to Reno: A Strategic Affair Part 1

Nov 5, 2012
20 min
Recently, GM Melik Khachiyan journeyed to Reno, Nevada to compete in the Western State Open. Here he attempts to break down his games, advanced as they are, for our members to understand the plans and "strategical keys" that dictated his play. First up is a two part battle against Grandmaster Alexander Ivanov. Take notes on his comparison to the famous game, Winter-Capablanca and the importance for black to control both sides of the board...