Learn From Your Fellow Amateurs 1
LM Dana Mackenzie examines amateur games and gives his thoughts and strategies behind pivotal game moments. Games examined include the Caro-Kann, Two Knights Defense, King’s Indian: Fianchetto, Sicilian Defense: Najdorf, Queen’s Pawn game.
Includes: ECO: B16, C55, E67, B90, D00
Recommended for: Intermediate Players
Content: 205 Minutes in a series of 5 lectures.
Users rated this series: 4.5 out of 5
Chess Fans have said: I learned more from watching this half hour lecture on how to typically play King’s Indian from Black’s side than from hours and hours of reading books.
LM Dana Mackenzie is a USCF Life Master, a Ph.D. mathematician, and an award-winning mathematics, science journalist and author. LM Dana Mackenzie started playing tournament chess during the “Fischer boom” of 1971-72 and never quit. Champion of North Carolina in 1985 & 1987, he became a master in 1988. Mackenzie now lives in Santa Cruz, CA and runs a chess club for kids at the local library. His passion for chess and his enthusiasm for teaching is unmistakable.
- 1. Caro-Kann: Bronstein-Larsen Variation
Run Time: 00:39:22
- 2. Two Knights Defense
Run Time: 00:35:30
- 3. King’s Indian: Fianchetto
Run Time: 00:31:22
- 4. Sicilian Defense: Najdorf
Run Time: 00:57:42
- 5. Queen’s Pawn Game
Run Time: 00:41:54