NM Dana Mackenzie examines amateur games and gives his thoughts and strategies behind pivotal game moments.
Includes: ECO: E30, A40, E99, A02, C45
Recommended for: Intermediate Players
Content: 3.3 hours in a series of 5 lectures.
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NM Dana Mackenzie started playing tournament chess during the “Fischer boom” of 1971 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 1983. U.S. Amateur Team Championship). Mackenzie now lives in Santa Cruz, CA and runs a chess club for kids at the local library.
26. Nimzo-Indian: Leningrad Variation
Run Time: 00:42:45
27. Queen’s Pawn Game
Run Time: 00:38:44
28. Queen’s Gambit Declined: Semi-Slav, Bogolyubov
Run Time: 00:35:01
29. King’s Indian: Orthodox, Taimanov Variation The Six-Point Bishop Redux
Run Time: 00:31:10
30. Bird’s Opening: Good News, Bad News, Good News
Run Time: 00:27:52
31. Scotch Game: Instructive Endgame Imbalances
Run Time: 00:35:17
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