The Chess Pit show

The Chess Pit

Summary: A weekly podcast where three guys talk about chess… occasionally

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  • Artist: The Chess Pit
  • Copyright: Jon Mackenzie, Phil Makepeace, Robin Sarfas


 S1 Ep8: The Kids Were Clotheslining Me | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2453

Despite rumours of self-isolation, the guys are here to talk about the Candidates, six-year-olds beating International Masters, and... wrestling?

 S1 Ep7: He's Basically Forgotten His Surname - Candidates preview special | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2814

Less of the 'occasionally' this week as the boys provide an idiot's guide to the 2020 Candidates tournament.

 S1 Ep6: Dabbing is Good for Pandemics | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2705

Jon reinvents pawns, Chris revisits the years 1862 and 2000, and Phil narrowly escapes his car being scrapped.

 S1 Ep5: The José Mourinho Of Chess | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2356

Can chess players be like football managers? May also contain Gregorian chanting.

 S1 Ep4: Luton's Hardest Man In 2019 - with special guest Sean Ingle | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 3064

Chris is on holiday, so Jon and Phil get chatting to Guardian Chief Sports Reporter Sean Ingle instead.

 S1 Ep3: The Lady with the Chessboard | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 3081

Jon is very happy to draw with a child.

 S1 Ep2: Happy And Involved And Motivated | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2168

Featuring Harold Pinter's best friend and some grease.

 S1 Ep1: The Wingside and the Bingside? - Pilot Episode | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2482

Jon, Chris and Phil decide on a title, a theme tune and what they'd actually like to talk about. May contain diacritics.


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