Tactical Motifs Super Set
3 DVDs worth of Videos!
By Life Master Dana Mackenzie
Dr. Dana Mackenzie is a USCF Life Master, a PhD mathematician, 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 & 87, 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.
Recommended for Beginner and Intermediate Players
Do you want to sharpen your game and take it to the next level? This is a complete course in tactics by a 13-year college professor (Duke, Kenyon) and leading science journalist. Life Master Mackenzie shows you how to master the key concepts to taking over the board.
Tactical Motifs 1)
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-Between Moves (Zwischenzugs) Run Time 00:46:26
3 hours and 25 minutes of instruction and analysis in a series of 5 lectures.
Tactical Motifs 2)
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
3 hours and 36 minutes of instruction and analysis in a series of 5 lectures
Tactical Motifs 3)
301: Loose Pieces; Part I Run Time 00:49:28
301: Loose Pieces; Part II Run Time 00:39:55
302: Cross-Pins Run Time 00:40:20
303: Alekhine's Block and Other Blocks on f3 (f6) Run Time 00:30:30
The Hook and Ladder Trick Run Time 00:12:51
3 hours and 14 minutes of instruction and analysis in a series of 5 lectures.