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Re: The Chess Pit Podcast

Posted: Fri Feb 12, 2021 12:56 pm
by Phil Makepeace
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!

Re: The Chess Pit Podcast

Posted: Fri Feb 19, 2021 2:52 pm
by Phil Makepeace
In Episode 56 we ponder chess in a velodrome, celebrate South American Grandmasters, and ask whether the Dubai World Championship match is just another case of 'sportwashing'.

Re: The Chess Pit Podcast

Posted: Fri Feb 26, 2021 12:01 pm
by Phil Makepeace
This week in Episode 57 we ponder the effect PogChamps might have on the game, start a bidding war in Oxfordshire, and celebrate C. H. O'D. Alexander. Enjoy!

Re: The Chess Pit Podcast

Posted: Fri Mar 05, 2021 3:00 pm
by Phil Makepeace
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.

Re: The Chess Pit Podcast

Posted: Sat Mar 13, 2021 11:20 am
by Phil Makepeace
After a false start to Episode 59 we mark International Women's Day by celebrating Koneru Humpy and Vera Menchik while bemoaning the lack of equivalent opportunities for contemporary British female players. Otherwise, Jon is svelte, Phil is triumphant, and Chris is silent.

Re: The Chess Pit Podcast

Posted: Sun Mar 21, 2021 4:18 pm
by Phil Makepeace
In Episode 60 we discuss the UEFA Champions League possibly moving to a Swiss pairing system, how not to deal with facing an online cheat, and this week's Christory section is all about Nimzowitsch. Enjoy!

Re: The Chess Pit Podcast

Posted: Wed Mar 31, 2021 12:20 pm
by Phil Makepeace
In Episode 61 we delve into various greasy trades, build the perfect chessy five-a-side team, and get a little musical.

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