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This monthly podcast, hosted by Director of Publications and editor of Chess Life Daniel Lucas, goes in depth and behind the scenes with the author of each month’s cover story.

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This monthly podcast, hosted by Director of Publications and editor of Chess Life Daniel Lucas, goes in depth and behind the scenes with the author of each month’s cover story.

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By mr.fogz - Jun 14 2019
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Great showThanks US Chess for some good chess content!

Excellent

By Ttcorkum - Apr 13 2018
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Informative and entertaining at the same time. Great first show and I look forward to future episodes.

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13 Ratings
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Excellent

By mr.fogz - Jun 14 2019
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Great showThanks US Chess for some good chess content!

Excellent

By Ttcorkum - Apr 13 2018
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Informative and entertaining at the same time. Great first show and I look forward to future episodes.

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Cover Stories

Latest release on Jun 02, 2020

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Rank #1: June Cover Stories with Chess Life Featuring GM Ian Rogers

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The June edition of “Cover Stories with Chess Life” is now live! This monthly podcast, hosted by Senior Director of Strategic Communication Daniel Lucas, goes in depth...

The post June Cover Stories with Chess Life Featuring GM Ian Rogers appeared first on US Chess.

Jun 01 2018

59mins

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Rank #2: Cover Stories with Chess Life: November Guest GM Joel Benjamin

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The November 2019 edition of “Cover Stories with Chess Life” is now live! This monthly podcast, hosted by Senior Director of Strategic Communication Daniel Lucas, goes in depth and behind the scenes of each month’s Chess Life cover story.

This month we talk to GM Joel Benjamin about his remembrance of GM Pal Benko, who died in August 2019 at the age of 91. We discuss his personal memories of Pal and go into more detail about the Benko Gambit.

Don’t miss your chance at winning a $50 gift certificate to USCFSales.com! Send in your question to podcast@uschess.org, and if your question is selected as the Best Question, you will win the gift certificate. Next month’s cover story will be about our 80th Anniversary of US Chess. Send in your questions now about this topic or anything about Chess Life that strikes your fancy.

Make sure to subscribe on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, or Spotify!

The post Cover Stories with Chess Life: November Guest GM Joel Benjamin appeared first on US Chess.

Nov 05 2019

39mins

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Rank #3: Chess Life Cover Stories with Grandmaster Maurice Ashley [PODCAST]

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The January 2019 edition of “Cover Stories with Chess Life” is now available! This monthly podcast, hosted by Senior Director of Strategic Communication Daniel Lucas, goes in depth...

The post Chess Life Cover Stories with Grandmaster Maurice Ashley [PODCAST] appeared first on US Chess.

Jan 01 2019

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Rank #4: August Cover Stories with Chess Life, featuring GM Ian Rogers

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The August edition of “Cover Stories with Chess Life” is now live! This monthly podcast, hosted by Senior Director of Strategic Communication Daniel Lucas, goes in depth and...

The post August Cover Stories with Chess Life, featuring GM Ian Rogers appeared first on US Chess.

Aug 01 2018

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Rank #5: December Cover Stories with Chess Life: Al Lawrence and 80 Years of US Chess

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The December 2019 edition of “Cover Stories with Chess Life” is now live! This monthly podcast, hosted by Senior Director of Strategic Communication Daniel Lucas, goes in depth and behind the scenes of each month’s Chess Life cover story. This month we talk to Al Lawrence (our first four-time guest!) about his cover story on the 80th anniversary of US Chess.

Don’t miss your chance at winning a $50 gift certificate to USCFSales.com! Send in your question to podcast@uschess.org, and if your question is selected as the Best Question, you will win the gift certificate. Next month’s cover story will be about our U.S. Women’s Champion Jennifer Yu, and our guest will be the article’s author, Jamil Abdul-Alim. Send in your questions now about this topic or anything about Chess Life that strikes your fancy.

Make sure to subscribe on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, or Spotify!

The post December Cover Stories with Chess Life: Al Lawrence and 80 Years of US Chess appeared first on US Chess.

Dec 03 2019

40mins

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Rank #6: January Cover Stories with Chess Life: Jamaal Abdul-Alim

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Jamaal Abul-Alim discusses his January 2020 cover story on U.S. Women’s Champion WGM Jennifer Yu

The January edition of “Cover Stories with Chess Life” is now live! This monthly podcast, hosted by Senior Director of Strategic Communication Daniel Lucas, goes in depth and behind the scenes of each month’s Chess Life cover story. This month we talk to Jamaal Abdul-Alim about his cover story on WGM Jennifer Yu.

Don’t miss your chance at winning a $50 gift certificate to USCFSales.com! Send in your question to podcast@uschess.org, and if your question is selected as the Best Question, you will win the gift certificate. Next month’s cover story will be about the possibility of bringing back adjournments to tournament chess.  Send in your questions now about this topic or anything about Chess Life that strikes your fancy.

Make sure to subscribe on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, or Spotify!

The post January Cover Stories with Chess Life: Jamaal Abdul-Alim appeared first on US Chess.

Jan 07 2020

35mins

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Rank #7: Cover Stories with Chess Life: July Guest GM Sam Shankland

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The July 2019 edition of “Cover Stories with Chess Life” is now live! This monthly podcast, hosted by Senior Director of Strategic Communication Daniel Lucas, goes in depth...

The post Cover Stories with Chess Life: July Guest GM Sam Shankland appeared first on US Chess.

Jul 02 2019

44mins

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Rank #8: Cover Stories with Chess Life: August Guest Bruce Pandolfini

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The August 2019 edition of “Cover Stories with Chess Life” is now live! This monthly podcast, hosted by Senior Director of Strategic Communication Daniel Lucas, goes in depth...

The post Cover Stories with Chess Life: August Guest Bruce Pandolfini appeared first on US Chess.

Aug 06 2019

43mins

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Rank #9: October Cover Stories with Chess Life, Featuring IM Erik Kislik

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The October edition of “Cover Stories with Chess Life” is now live! This monthly podcast, hosted by Senior Director of Strategic Communication Daniel Lucas, goes in depth...

The post October Cover Stories with Chess Life, Featuring IM Erik Kislik appeared first on US Chess.

Sep 29 2018

58mins

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Rank #10: Cover Stories with Chess Life: October Guest IM Kostya Kavutskiy

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The October 2019 edition of “Cover Stories with Chess Life” is now live! This monthly podcast, hosted by Senior Director of Strategic Communication Daniel Lucas, goes in depth and behind the scenes of each month’s Chess Life cover story.

This month we talk to IM Kostya Kavutskiy about his cover story on IM Christopher Yoo, America’s latest, youngest, IM. IM Kavutskiy is a professional chess author, journalist, coach, commentator, and player. He’s written a number of articles for CLO, Chess Life, and other chess publications. He currently resides in Mountain View, CA, and his plans are to pursue the GM title while working actively as a coach.

And don’t miss your chance at winning a $50 gift certificate to USCFSales.com! Send in your question to podcast@uschess.org, and if your question is selected as the Best Question, you will win the gift certificate. Next month’s Chess Life cover story will be our remembrance of GM Pal Benko. Send in your questions now about this topic or anything about Chess Life that strikes your fancy.


Make sure to subscribe on Apple or Google Podcasts, or Spotify!

The post Cover Stories with Chess Life: October Guest IM Kostya Kavutskiy appeared first on US Chess.

Oct 01 2019

52mins

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