Mike Kummer plays NM Julian Proleiko in the first ever "Intense Chess" game for a chance to earn millions of dollars in the Bahamas!
Grandmaster Varuzhan Akobian encourages us to write out full lines before answering these tactics from Grandmaster games. Pause the video when you see the puzzle, take your time to write out the important lines. See if your ideas get discussed in the video.
Grandmaster Varuzhan Akobian goes over lines in the Slav Defense where white can play for an advantage. He also points out some common mistakes that black can make. See if you can remember the ideas of this opening and use them in your future games.
Grandmaster Varuzhan Akobian shows his game as Black against GM Jeffery Xiong at the 2017 Spring Chess Classic, at the Saint Louis Club. The game helped earn Akobian the top prize at this seasonal invitational.
Jeffery Xiong vs Varuzhan Eduardovich Akobian, St. Louis Spring Classic (Group A) (2017): E00 Catalan opening
As the summer heat dissipates and the fall breeze floats through, students go into full-on school mode as every school is in session. Even during these hectic times of homework and sports, 160 dedicated chess players congregated on September 22 at Gateway Middle School to battle for chess supremacy.
Grandmaster Varuzhan Akobian shows his game against the legendary GM Igor Zaitsev and Zaitsev’s King’s Indian defense at the 2000 Pripis Memorial in Moscow.
Grandmaster Varuzhan Akobian shows a game from the 2017 PRO Chess League season. It was an online rapid game between Akobian of the Saint Louis Arch Bishops and IM Mihajlov of the Norway Gnomes.