Ooh, Foucault, Your Mama Too

Nov 19, 2020, 12:00 PM

A chess boom is on and 'The Queen's Gambit' is to blame! Do the guys have enough energy for it? And how long will it last? May also contain turtles. Again.


Chess is all everyone's talking about, which is causing the guys a problem because, after all, they only talk about chess occasionally. Nevertheless, this week Chris talks about gifted children, Phil gets needled about rooks, and Jon provides a philosophical bent to the chessosphere.

0:00 Intro
0:28 The Queen's Gambit fallout: chess is booming!
11:07 Hugh's Views
16:57 Feedback
27:02 Phil has a quiz
28:20 Chess24's Top 50 players 
36:05 Christory (Prodigies)
43:07 Jon has a silly question
46:45 Phil has a quiz answer