The Lady with the Chessboard

Feb 14, 2020, 12:34 AM

Jon is very happy to draw with a child.


Now that the general format has been settled, the guys are happy to share the blame. Ongoing features from now on include Phil's quiz, a history lesson with Chris, and a stupid question from Jon. The coronavirus is starting to parade its devilry at sea: might it encourage a whole new generation of chess players?

0:00 Cold open: Neville Southall
4:20 Cold open: Phil's record against Wood Green
9:07 Intro
9:30 Phil has a quiz
10:36 Mike Basman
15:02 Chess on a cruise ship
16:31 Shall we do a Tony Miles special? (Update: We did! See Episode 14.)
20:14 Is chess becoming less fun?
28:14 Forfeited for wearing a watch
32:51 Are kids under too much pressure?
35:32 Ways to stop cheating
37:15 Christory (Deep Blue)
41:22 Jon has a stupid question
47:15 Phil has a quiz answer