Positional Tips: US Qualifier, vs GM Benjamin

Aug 8, 2011
27 min
Today GM Melik Khachiyan lectures on the imbalances of positional weaknesses vs activity and the initiative. In the end, it turns out white's strongest piece was one of the "little guys". The anchor on f6 allows white to infiltrate, and eventually create a mating net against black's King. Enjoy Melik's personal review of this battle against the former US Champ, and apply your new knowledge in your own games!