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Learn From Your Fellow Amateurs - Chess Lecture - 6 DVD Set

Product Code: DVD0012CL


NM Dana Mackenzie started playing tournament chess during the "Fischer boom" of 1971-1972 and never quit. Champion of North Carolina in 1985, 1987, and became 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 the 1983 U.S. Amateur Team Championship.) Mackenzie now lives in Santa Cruz, CA and runs a chess club for kids at the local library.

1: Caro-Kann: Bronstein-Larsen Variation Run Time: 00:39:22

2: Two Knights Defense Run Time: 00:35:30

3: King's Indian: Fianchetto Run Time: 00:31:22

4: Sicilian Defense: Najdorf Run Time: 00:57:42

5: Queen's Pawn Game Run Time: 00:41:54

6: King's Indian: Saemisch, 5...O-O Run Time: 00:41:01

7: Sicilian Defense: Scheveningen Run Time: 00:43:58

8: Red Flags: French Defense Run Time: 00:49:20

9: Reti Opening Run Time: 00:37:06

10: Sicilian Defense Run Time: 00:47:48

11: When 3P = 1R Scotch Game Run Time: 00:49:46

12: Queen's Gambit Declined: Slav, 4 Nc3 Run Time: 00:43:58

13: King's Gambit Star & Superstar Moves Run Time: 00:49:20

14: King's Gambit The Good, the Bad, and the Bogus Run Time: 00:35:42

15: Pirc Defense: Austrian Attack: Phalanx! Run Time: 00:45:55

16: Caro-Kann Defense: Alert Defense Run Time: 00:30:58

17: Petrov Defense: Alert Defense, Continued Run Time: 00:32:45

18: King's Gambit Star & Superstar Moves Run Time: 00:49:20

19: Sicilian Defense: Najdorf, 7.f4 A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Brilliancy Prize Run Time: 00:35:28

20: Ruy Lopez: Normal Variation Rose-Colored Glasses Run Time: 00:57:53

21: French Defense: Marshall Variation Resigning Too Soon Run Time: 00:46:54

22: French Defense: Winawer, Advance Variation: Another Tragic Resignation Run Time: 00:38:26

23: French Defense: Burn Variation Piece Coordination Run Time: 00:46:48

24: Giuco Piana: The Weak Back Rank Run Time: 00:40:00

25: Pirc: Austrian Attack: Await, Avoid, Attack Run Time: 00:44:05

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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Host NM Dana Mackenzie
Popular Collections DVDs
Publication Date Nov 7, 2012
Runtime 1200 minutes
Hardware Requirements Standard DVD Player
Region Lock None - Playable Anywhere