Welcome to US Chess’ latest podcast, Chess Underground, the show that explores eccentricities, peculiarities, and theoretical novelties.
Episode #52: Life After Master
In the October installment of Chess Underground, Pete and Gopal ask themselves the question: “What are the things you learned about chess after becoming a master?”
Also, is Kramnik better than Stockfish?
Link to video mentioned in the show: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1fN_8Ehinrg
Episode #51: What Will Chess Be Like in 2050?
The September edition of Chess Underground asks the question, "What will chess be like in 2050?" Pete and Gopal put on their wizard hats and offer prognostications galore.
Chess Underground #50: Chess Underground Turns 50!
In the 50th episode of Chess Underground, Pete and Gopal examine “underrated and underappreciated players from chess history.” Bonus study with all of the games discussed in the episode: https://lichess.org/study/UTbdCwBG
Chess Underground #49: The Questions Are Out There
Strange chess scandals, toilets with threatening auras, the conclusion of beadgate and a brief tip of the hat to Danny DeVito.
Chess Underground #48: Two Elephants in the Room
Ding Stans, large wildlife, poker binges and general ennui: Pete and Gopal finally tackle the 2023 World Chess Championship. With a special appearance from Sparks the kitten.
Chess Underground #47: Pete and Gopal’s Favorite Chess Books
The March Chess Underground flips the TikTok attention span on its head, examining Pete and Gopal’s list of favorite chess books. The two drop their “top 3” and offer insights on what makes a good chess volume.
You can also check out a longer version of Gopal’s recommendations here.
Excellent up and coming chess podcast! 5 stars