Tactical Motifs 2
Life Master Dana Mackenzie introduces the concepts and shows examples of hows how to effectively deal with trapped pieces, reverse the move order, mating nets, berserker pawns, and the hit and run attack.
Content: Over 3.5 hours of instruction and analysis in a series of 5 lectures.
Recommended for: Beginning to Intermediate Players.
Users rated this series: 4.4 out of 5
Chess Fans have said: A long lecture but well worth the time to watch it in one sitting. Great tactical ideas, well explained by Dana, well explained by Dana, whose ideal delivery pace makes them easier to follow. Thanks for a fantastic series.
LM Dr. Dana Mackenzie is a USCF Life Master, a Ph.D. mathematician, 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.
- 201: Trapped Pieces
Run Time: 01:03:07
- 202: Reversing the Move Order
Run Time: 00:31:42
- 203: Mating Nets
Run Time: 00:54:06
- 204: Berserker Pawns
Run Time: 00:45:15
- 205: The Hit and Run
Run Time: 00:22:31