58 episodes

A weekly podcast where three guys talk about chess… occasionally

The Chess Pi‪t‬ Jon Mackenzie, Phil Makepeace, Chris Russell

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    • 4.0 • 4 Ratings

A weekly podcast where three guys talk about chess… occasionally

    Hoover Up The Amoebic Mass

    Hoover Up The Amoebic Mass

    This week Chris's dog is pining, Jon has a heavy visitor, and Phil has a problem with carbs. May also include actual white hot chess content.

    • 46 min
    There is a General Optimism

    There is a General Optimism

    This week the guys discuss the effect PogChamps might have on the future of chess, and try to inflict the world's largest roundabout on the Isle of Man.

    • 48 min
    Play One Move Each Orbit

    Play One Move Each Orbit

    This week we ponder chess in a velodrome, celebrate South American Grandmasters, and ask whether the Dubai World Championship match is just another case of 'sportwashing'.

    • 44 min
    He Could Be A Quarterback

    He Could Be A Quarterback

    The unholy trio of Chris, Jon & Phil are reunited for a waltz through the latest happenings in the chess world, but not before they've solved naming Chris's dog and the age-old question of how many elite players you can fit in a Mini.

    • 45 min
    Who's Scared You The Most? - with special guest Ben Johnson

    Who's Scared You The Most? - with special guest Ben Johnson

    Everything gets a bit meta this week as we have Ben Johnson of the Perpetual Chess Podcast round for tea. Hear about his life and career, and his favourite moments from hosting.

    • 55 min
    The Great British Wijk Off

    The Great British Wijk Off

    This week Jon is a polyglot, Chris celebrates an important British player from the 19th century, and Phil wonders whether Tony the Tiger is Catholic.

    • 47 min

Customer Reviews

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4 Ratings

4 Ratings

rosin1 ,

Upbeat and enjoyable podcast

Great podcast that pulls you in and is entertaining. Well worth a listen. Look forward to each episode.

NotthefakeLogan ,

Great podcast!

I picked up chess about a year ago and one of the fellas on the podcast has also recently started. It’s great to hear him ask questions that I relate to as a beginner. Super fun group of guys.

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