Tactical Motifs 1
Life Master Dana Mackenzie introduces the concepts and shows examples of how to effectively use Forks, Skewer, X-ray Attacks, Discovered Attacks, and Armageddon as well as In-Between moves (Zwischenzugs).
Content: Over 3.25 hours of instruction and analysis in a series of 5 lectures.
Includes: ECO E60
Recommended for: Beginner and Intermediate Players.
Users rated this series: 4.04 out of 5
Chess Fans have said: I think the examples shown are even great review material for 2000 players. A lot of these are showing me where I have some “Chess Gaps”. Well Done!
LM Dr. Dana Mackenzie is a USCF Life Master, a Ph.D. mathematician, and an award-winning mathematics and 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, and 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: Forks Part I
Run Time: 00:24:58
- 102: Forks Part II
Tactics, The Middlegame
Run Time: 00:34:48
- 103: Skewers X-Ray Attacks
Run Time: 00:45:35
- 104: Discovered Attacks and Armageddon
Run Time: 00:44:49
- 105: In-Betweens Moves
Run Time: 00:46:26.