119 episodes

A weekly podcast where three guys talk about chess… occasionally

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    • 4.4 • 8 Ratings

A weekly podcast where three guys talk about chess… occasionally

    Unknown Tomb of Queen Nefertiti

    Unknown Tomb of Queen Nefertiti

    This episode is specifically about chess training methods. And Wem, Shropshire. Okay, mainly about training methods. Hear the guys discuss the various technologies available, and how you can make your existing regime more efficient and effective.

    • 1 hr
    It Was An Open Goal

    It Was An Open Goal

    The guys are back with a brand new series in a brand new format in a brand new year! The new format will be launched in earnest next week but for now, have a review of 2021 in chess, and a small preview of 2022.

    • 51 min
    World Rapid & Blitz Recap - Blitz Day Two

    World Rapid & Blitz Recap - Blitz Day Two

    It's our final show of 2021! Thank you for all your support, particularly through our World Championships coverage over the last six weeks. We conclude with a review of the World Blitz which ended yesterday.

    • 37 min
    World Rapid & Blitz Recap - Blitz Day One

    World Rapid & Blitz Recap - Blitz Day One

    Levon Aronian leads on 10/12 going into Day Two of the World Blitz, but there are host of big names including Magnus Carlsen and Hikaru Nakamura trailing in his wake. Can they catch him?

    • 23 min
    World Rapid & Blitz Recap - Rapid Day Three

    World Rapid & Blitz Recap - Rapid Day Three

    The chess world has a new star in the shape of 17-year-old Nodirbek Abdusattorov. Find out how he won the World Rapid and how Phil and Jon felt the event went as a whole.

    • 24 min
    World Rapid & Blitz Recap - Rapid Day Two

    World Rapid & Blitz Recap - Rapid Day Two

    Magnus Carlsen is half a point clear going into the final day of the World Rapid but, as you'd expect, he has a host of top names on his tail. Phil and Robin round up Day Two from Warsaw and also respond to Maxime Vachier-Lagrave's complaints about the event.

    • 17 min

Customer Reviews

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8 Ratings

8 Ratings

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great atmosphere

really enjoy listening to these guys…great banter and insights

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Look forward to each episode

Very entertaining and well done podcast. Engaging coverage of chess and some random items each week.

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