Learn From Your Fellow Amateurs 5
NM Dana Mackenzie examines amateur games and gives his thoughts and strategies behind pivotal game moments.
Includes ECO: C10, C17. C13, C50, B09
Recommended for: Intermediate Players
Content: 3.3 hours in a series of 5 lectures.
Users rated this series: 4.58 out of 5
Chess Fans have said: Excellent lecture with many points worth remembering. Thanks for this and the whole series in fact. A very good idea as many of us make just these types of errors.
NM Dana Mackenzie started playing tournament chess during the “Fischer boom” of 1971-72 and never quit. Champion of North Carolina in 1985, 1987, and became a master in 1988. He has a 1-0 career record against world chess champions. (The champion in question was the world computer champion, Belle, which Dana defeated in the 1983 U.S. Amateur Team Championship.) Mackenzie now lives in Santa Cruz, CA and runs a chess club for kids at the local library.
- 21. French Defense: Marshall Variation Resigning Too Soon
Run Time: 00:46:54
- 22. French Defense: Winawer, Advance Variation: Another Tragic Resignation
Run Time: 00:38:26
- 23. French Defense: Burn Variation Piece Coordination
Run Time: 00:46:48
- 24. Giuoco Piano: The Weak Back Rank
Run Time: 00:40:00
- 25. Pirc: Austrian Attack: Await, Avoid, Attack
Run Time: 00:44:05