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This week in Episode 58 we cover Hybrid Chess, ponder the nature of federation transfers with particular reference to Messrs. Aronian & Firouzja, and wonder what the perfect chess stadium would look like.
For Episode 55 we investigate how many elite chess players can fit in a Mini, celebrate Koneru Humpy's BBC India sportswoman nomination, and ponder whether Crewe railway station is romantic or not. Enjoy!
Chess podcasts collide this week as we have Perpetual Chess Podcast host Ben Johnson round for tea. How well will he cope now the interview tables are turned? We also round up Wijk aan Zee and make some Candidates predictions. Enjoy!
Episode 52 is here! We're joined this week by Robin Sarfas, a club player for Hammersmith, who's jumped several hundred rating points during the pandemic. Find out his improvement secret(s), and marvel at our Olympiad knowledge in the quiz...
The brand new Episode 51 is your regular hotchpotch of topics, from the longest possible chess game to the somewhat meta concept of whether you'd prefer to play against yourself with white or black. The quiz is sponsored by Google, and we also wonder how events like Caplin Hastings Online and Wijk a...
We're back in 2021 for Episode 50! This week Jon has raging ennui, Phil is sick of screens, and Chris is all snuggly. Also includes centrist dads, odds chess, and Just War Theory.
- Fri Jan 01, 2021 12:18 pm
- Forum: Deaths & Obituaries
- Topic: David Everington 1946-2020
- Replies: 5
- Views: 1269
David was my captain for a few years up there. A tenacious player who could more than hold his own against 200+ players well into his sixties, but more importantly always the loveliest man in the room. A huge loss to Shropshire chess.
The final episode in our December Interview Season sees us in conversation with New Yorker columnist Rachel Syme ! Rachel's great-grandfather Harold Meyer Phillips was a leading American player and organiser, whose achievements included running the famous 1924 tournament in New York. She tells us ab...
Do you like laboured puns? Yes? Tremendous! You'll love our Christmas special, then. This week we discuss the open letter to lichess, decide who the biggest winners and losers of 2020 are, and the quiz covers 70 years of Christmas music.
Episode 45 is the first of four interviews we’re doing in December with leading people in their respective fields, who also just happen to be a little chessy. The first one is a cracker as musician and football writer Philippe Auclair joins us for a discussion of chess romance, aesthetics, and part...