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by Phil Makepeace
Tue Apr 07, 2020 11:17 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Chess once we restart over the board
Replies: 52
Views: 1440

Re: Chess once we restart over the board

I think we might actually see a boom when everything calms down: online platforms are bursting at the seams. I’ve picked up four new students in the last week alone and I’ll definitely be encouraging them to join their local club. I would imagine kids are particularly being encouraged into the game ...
by Phil Makepeace
Tue Apr 07, 2020 12:52 am
Forum: Adverts
Topic: The Chess Pit Podcast
Replies: 15
Views: 1576

Re: The Chess Pit Podcast

We've now started to put some bonus material up on our Twitch channel. Today brings a beginners' guide to Nepomniachtchi - Ding from today's Candidates. And I’m going to be doing daily streams of standardplay matches from now on. If you’d like to play me at a time control of 15+15 or 30+15 drop me ...
by Phil Makepeace
Thu Apr 02, 2020 2:41 pm
Forum: Adverts
Topic: The Chess Pit Podcast
Replies: 15
Views: 1576

Re: The Chess Pit Podcast

Episode 10, already! Features donkeys, goats and toddlers.
by Phil Makepeace
Wed Mar 25, 2020 1:26 pm
Forum: Adverts
Topic: The Chess Pit Podcast
Replies: 15
Views: 1576

Re: The Chess Pit Podcast

Episode 9 is as irresponsible as ever. Includes us trying to make the Candidates into a Pairs at The Pig tournament.
by Phil Makepeace
Tue Mar 24, 2020 10:46 pm
Forum: International News
Topic: Candidates Tournament 2020
Replies: 353
Views: 18744

Re: Candidates Tournament 2020

Four white wins. Cat among the pigs.
by Phil Makepeace
Mon Mar 23, 2020 4:50 pm
Forum: Adverts
Topic: The Chess Pit Podcast
Replies: 15
Views: 1576

Re: The Chess Pit Podcast

We've now started to put some bonus material up on our Twitch channel. Today brings a beginners' guide to Nepomniachtchi - Ding from today's Candidates.
by Phil Makepeace
Thu Mar 19, 2020 3:42 pm
Forum: Adverts
Topic: The Chess Pit Podcast
Replies: 15
Views: 1576

Re: The Chess Pit Podcast

Episode 8 is here, even in these circumstances. Despite the economy, despite life.
by Phil Makepeace
Mon Mar 16, 2020 11:28 pm
Forum: International News
Topic: Candidates Tournament 2020
Replies: 353
Views: 18744

Re: Candidates Tournament 2020

As first intimated on The Chess Pit Candidates preview:

Winner? Giri with 8.5/14 - wins over Alekseenko, Alekseenko and Grischuk
Will the tournament complete all the rounds? Yes
Will anyone get 14 draws? No
Will Alekseenko get a win? Two
by Phil Makepeace
Fri Mar 13, 2020 8:29 pm
Forum: Adverts
Topic: The Chess Pit Podcast
Replies: 15
Views: 1576

Re: The Chess Pit Podcast

Episode 7 is a Candidates special!
by Phil Makepeace
Fri Mar 13, 2020 8:26 pm
Forum: International News
Topic: Candidates Tournament 2020
Replies: 353
Views: 18744

Re: Candidates Tournament 2020

Over on The Chess Pit we’ve done a Candidates Preview Special
by Phil Makepeace
Thu Mar 05, 2020 7:30 pm
Forum: Adverts
Topic: The Chess Pit Podcast
Replies: 15
Views: 1576

Re: The Chesspit Podcast

Episode 6 reports on some unfortunate criminal activity at the 4NCL, and FIDE appearing to do a rendition of Sweet Caroline.
by Phil Makepeace
Tue Mar 03, 2020 4:40 pm
Forum: Adverts
Topic: The Chess Pit Podcast
Replies: 15
Views: 1576

Re: The Chesspit Podcast

Indeed, Sean talks about the boxing history of his family in our chat.

We're doing a Candidates Special next week and a Tony Miles Special probably in April.
by Phil Makepeace
Fri Feb 28, 2020 10:01 am
Forum: Adverts
Topic: The Chess Pit Podcast
Replies: 15
Views: 1576

Re: The Chesspit Podcast

Episode 5 may contain Gregorian chanting..
by Phil Makepeace
Fri Feb 21, 2020 5:36 pm
Forum: Adverts
Topic: The Chess Pit Podcast
Replies: 15
Views: 1576

Re: The Chesspit Podcast

In Episode 4, we have The Guardian's Chief Sports Reporter and 140-graded Sean Ingle on as a guest.
by Phil Makepeace
Fri Feb 14, 2020 12:34 am
Forum: Adverts
Topic: The Chess Pit Podcast
Replies: 15
Views: 1576

Re: The Chesspit Podcast