8 episodes

The Chess Angle is the official podcast of the Long Island Chess Club in NY. We discuss all topics related to chess and tournament play at the amateur and club level. New episodes biweekly. Web: www.thechessangle.com. Support us at: www.buymeacoffee.com/thechessangle

The Chess Angle Long Island Chess Club

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The Chess Angle is the official podcast of the Long Island Chess Club in NY. We discuss all topics related to chess and tournament play at the amateur and club level. New episodes biweekly. Web: www.thechessangle.com. Support us at: www.buymeacoffee.com/thechessangle

    Ep. 7: Draw Offers, Slumps, & Ego

    Ep. 7: Draw Offers, Slumps, & Ego

    In this episode, I discuss the psychology of draw offers, dealing with slumps, and the role of ego as they relate to chess tournaments.

    • 24 min
    Ep. 6: Why "The Amateur's Mind" is the Best Chess Book...

    Ep. 6: Why "The Amateur's Mind" is the Best Chess Book...

    Here, I make the case that "The Amateur's Mind" by IM Jeremy Silman is the most important instructional chess book.

    • 14 min
    Ep. 5: Local Chess Clubs vs. Major Tournaments

    Ep. 5: Local Chess Clubs vs. Major Tournaments

    I discuss the pros and cons of playing at your local chess club vs. entering major chess tournaments.

    • 16 min
    Ep. 4: The Flaws of the Swiss System Pairing Method

    Ep. 4: The Flaws of the Swiss System Pairing Method

    This episode make a case that the standard method of pairing players for chess tournaments, the Swiss System, is flawed, and that the random pairing variation is a better option.

    • 11 min
    Ep. 3: Thoughts on Internet Chess & the Pandemic

    Ep. 3: Thoughts on Internet Chess & the Pandemic

    Musings about online chess and its increased popularity due to the pandemic.

    • 15 min
    Ep. 2: Catching a Chess Cheater

    Ep. 2: Catching a Chess Cheater

    We discuss cheating in chess...

    • 14 min

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