Wild Gesticulations Towards The Future

Jun 19, 2020, 12:00 AM

Chess tournaments are dangerous. Everyone knows this. Find out how, as the guys put themselves in peril for your benefit and your benefit alone.

After last week's space travel, Mercury gets a visit this time around. The guys also query how many hockey rinks there are in Qatar, and Jon displays an unwelcome hatred of boats.

0:00 Intro
1:15 Hugh's Views
3:30 Phil has a quiz
4:27 Feedback
11:21 Legends of Chess
14:40 Mr Dodgy Invitational
18:35 POGchess
21:53 Christory (Firouzja) which becomes Jonstory (Iran)
31:24 ... stopped play
34:22 Jon has a stupid question
37:23 Phil has a quiz answer
40:01 Lichess simulĀ 

Also mentioned:

Michael Adams
Maurice Ashley
Donald Trump
Trent Alexander-Arnold
Tony Miles
Tryfon Gavriel
Mohammad Reza Pahlavi