LM Dana Mackenzie explains his thoughts and strategies behind pivotal game moments.
- What Should I Do When My Opponent Doesn’t Play the Book Move?
- When Should I Chase the Bishop?
- When Should I Trade Queens?
- Where Should I Put My Rooks?
- Using Your Rooks Together
Recommended for: Beginner – Intermediate Players
Content: 215 minutes in a series of 5 lectures.
Users rated this series: 4.1 out of 5
Chess Fans have said: Very instructive! – Very useful lecture Excellent video. Describes very well things to consider before trading queens
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.
- 101: When Should I Chase the Bishop?
Run Time: 46 mins 20 seconds
- 102: When Should I Trade Queens?
Run Time: 44 mins 14 seconds
- 103: What Should I Do When My Opponent Doesn’t Play the Book Move?
Run Time: 34 mins 44 seconds
- 104: Where Should I Put My Rooks?
Run Time: 49 mins 48 seconds
- 105: Using Your Rooks Together
Run Time: 41 mins 36 seconds