Introducing Pub Talk, 60 seconds with Maxime Vachier-Lagrave, big news round-up including Nakamura and Kasparov, Bilbao's "toiletgate", and an interview with Judit Polgar.
(Below: Maxime Vachier-Lagrave and Judit Polgar. Credit: Macauley Peterson)
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Svidler and the World Cup, "noble" Navara, Chess Queen Kosteniuk, and Marc Arnold for the Kings. Underwriting support from the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis, and the World Chess Hall of Fame.
(Below: Alexandra Kosteniuk and Marc Arnold. Credit: Lori Mattler, Lace Photography)
From on-location in Sheffield, England, we talk to Michael Adams, Nigel Short, ECF President CJ de Mooi, plus Dortmund and Kasimdzhanov's "no draw" proposal.
Crackin' Karjakin, a chat with Michael Adams, Feller update, and Rybka on the hook.
(Frame courtesy the U.S. Chess Scoop -- www.uschess.org/clo)
Episode #10...a diamond says, "what the hell took you guys so long!?" ... The U.S. Champs, Nakamura-Ponomariov, and what's the matter with Kazan. Clips from Kamsky, Nakamura, Ponomariov, and Karjakin.
Number Nine...Number Nine...Number Nine...
The FEB tackles Nice...errr...Monaco and the last (sniff, sniff) Amber Blindfold and Rapid tourney, PLUS, find out what's up with the European Championship, with clips from the most famous Frenchman, Sebastian Feller, Paco Vallejo Pons, and Peter Heine Nielsen.
Checking in on The F.E.B. fantasy chess team. Gordon's picks flounder, and Trent has a birthday.
French cheating, open letter feuds, Carlsen in New York, Cappelle la Grande, and the best team names from the World Amateur Team Championships. With special guest Malcolm Pein, plus a Kiss parody band's ode to bughouse and blitz. Don't miss this one!
Wijk aan Zee coverage continues with Anish Giri, Wesley So, Luke McShane, David Navara and Adriana Krzymowska from Chess TV.
Exclusive audio from Wijk aan Zee, with Hikaru Nakamura, and Levon Aronian. Analysis of Nakamura's triumph by the seaside, Magnus Carlsen's "Wii" habits, plus Levon Aronian on life as an international Grandmaster. Subscribe to get Part 2 automatically when it's published.