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The Chess Pit

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

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  • Copyright: Jon Mackenzie, Phil Makepeace, Robin Sarfas

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 S2 Ep17: World Rapid & Blitz Recap - Rapid Day One | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1191

Join Phil and Robin as they round up the first five games from the FIDE World Rapid Championship in Warsaw.

 S2 Ep16: A Distinct Lack of Brits - World Rapid & Blitz preview special | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2600

Just like with the World Chess Championship, the guys will be doing daily recaps of all the World Rapid & Blitz action in Poland from 26-30 December. For now they provide a history of the Championships, assess the leading contenders, and make some dodgy predictions!

 S2 Ep15: Nepo Clearly Has The Quality - World Championship Review | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 3779

Have we all calmed down yet? Do you miss the drama? Jon, Phil and Robin are here for you, adorned with pipe and slippers, to tell you the tale of the 2021 World Chess Championship.

 S2 Ep14: World Chess Championship Recap - Game Eleven | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1329

It's all over! We congratulate Magnus Carlsen on his fifth World Championship victory and ask what's next for him. We also put his legacy into an historical context and wonder how likely it is that Nepomniachtchi can recover to challenge Carlsen again in 2023.

 S2 Ep13: World Chess Championship Recap - Rest Day Four | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 3578

With the match all but over as a contest, we've invited astrophysicist Leeds fan David Vizgan of 64: A Chess Podcast to talk all things World Championship and wider chess sphere!

 S2 Ep12: World Chess Championship Recap - Game Ten | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1181

Game 10 was one of the shortest and most straightforward so far, so Phil and Robin mainly analyse Magnus's approach for the home straight starting Friday. They also discuss how successful, or otherwise, the daily press conferences have been.

 S2 Ep11: World Chess Championship Recap - Game Nine | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1458

S2 Ep11: World Chess Championship Recap - Game Nine

 S2 Ep10: World Chess Championship Recap - Game Eight / Rest Day Three | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2380

S2 Ep10: World Chess Championship Recap - Game Eight / Rest Day Three

 S2 Ep9: World Chess Championship Recap - Game Seven | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1397

S2 Ep9: World Chess Championship Recap - Game Seven

 S2 Ep8: World Chess Championship Recap - Game Six | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1223

S2 Ep8: World Chess Championship Recap - Game Six

 S2 Ep7: World Chess Championship Recap - Rest Day Two | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2458

S2 Ep7: World Chess Championship Recap - Rest Day Two

 S2 Ep6: World Chess Championship Recap - Game Five | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1745

Ian Nepomniachtchi had a little opportunity today, but Game Five eventually fizzled to another repetition. Hear the guys' reactions to Carlsen finally looking vulnerable, as well as their discussion on possible shorter time limits.

 S2 Ep5: World Chess Championship Recap - Game Four | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 972

A fourth draw to follow the rest day, which now in effect makes this a ten-game match. As the tension ramps up in Dubai, find out whether Phil and Robin's opinions have ramped up too. And is accuracy in chess a direct antithesis of entertainment?

 S2 Ep4: World Chess Championship Recap - Rest Day One | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2225

Robin's no longer snowbound in the East Midlands, so he's able to join Jon and Phil for a look back at the first three games of the World Chess Championship, as well as a discussion of what might happen next.

 S2 Ep3: World Chess Championship Recap - Game Three | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1541

Three days, three draws. But this is a marathon, not a sprint, and we're not even a quarter of the way through the match. Join Jon and Phil to see if their overarching thoughts on the match narrative have changed ahead of tomorrow's first rest day.

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