The Boy Meets the Master

May 26, 2010
16 min
A positional masterpiece by an 11-year old? Certainly looks that way! Here Grandmaster Melik Khachiyan reviews the game, and explains the psychological approach of his student NM Kayden Troff. From the Opening and possible "IQP" position, to the accurate transition into a "bad piece middlegame", the young master dominates his titled opponent with positional play and sound calculation. Enjoy!