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Coffeehouse Blunders

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Join Daniel "Danny" Rensch and James "Motz" Montemagno each week on Coffeehouse Blunders as they discuss the latest in chess, coffee, tech, and anything else happening in their wonderful lives and around the world. Danny's life as an International Chess Master collides with Motz's mobile development and public speaking background for absolutely adorable and astonishing conversation.

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Join Daniel "Danny" Rensch and James "Motz" Montemagno each week on Coffeehouse Blunders as they discuss the latest in chess, coffee, tech, and anything else happening in their wonderful lives and around the world. Danny's life as an International Chess Master collides with Motz's mobile development and public speaking background for absolutely adorable and astonishing conversation.

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Love Danny But motz is meh

By 95&:!!54; - Dec 13 2019
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please do your own podcast Danny!

Best blend...

By Xonehorse - Oct 22 2018
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... of tech talk, life lessons, coffee and (of course), chess!

iTunes Ratings

25 Ratings
Average Ratings
23
2
0
0
0

Love Danny But motz is meh

By 95&:!!54; - Dec 13 2019
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please do your own podcast Danny!

Best blend...

By Xonehorse - Oct 22 2018
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... of tech talk, life lessons, coffee and (of course), chess!

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Coffeehouse Blunders

Latest release on Jan 16, 2021

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The Best Episodes Ranked Using User Listens

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Rank #1: Danny... The Neural Network Expert

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Did you know you used to be able to get your very own chess.com email address?!?! It is completely true! Danny breaks down the full history and also how Neural Networks and machine learning are going to take over the world.

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Jan 10 2019

38mins

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Rank #2: Amateur Hour with John Urschel (The Best Podcast Episode Ever)

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While Motz is away, Danny chats coffee, blunders, and tech with... John Urschel. That is correct, the legendary mathematician and former NFL player John Urschel fills in for Motz on this amazing Blunders episode to talk the U.S. Chess Championships, Amateur Hour, and the Adoption of Hansen.

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Apr 19 2018

45mins

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Rank #3: What Happened to Bobby Fischer?

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Guillotine chess, roasting coffee at home, and understanding the craze and addition to spinners and fidget cubes, all while Danny preps for the Speed Chess Championship.

Motz asks an IM: What Happened to Bobby Fischer?

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May 25 2017

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Rank #4: Make Your Dreams Come True

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Shia drops by the studio to re-confirm that nothing is impossible that we really should be making our dreams come true. Danny has been crushing the speed chess championship and Motz attends Ant-Man vs the Wasp all by himself and it was lovely.

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Aug 02 2018

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Rank #5: Danny Reads YouTube Comments

Jan 24 2019

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Rank #6: En Passant with Friends

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Danny makes an epic voyage to Jamaica and Motz learns an important lesson with his first ever en passant.

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Sep 13 2018

29mins

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Rank #7: AlphaZero Takes Over The World

Dec 07 2017

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Rank #8: Ready Player AlphaZero

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Motz is still getting into the swing of things in 2018 & Danny tries to tackle his first cold of the year. We discuss what it would be like if Danny became a pro football player, how Motz is tackling the gray of Seattle, and thoughts on Ready Player One.

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Jan 11 2018

36mins

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Rank #9: Free Parking for Storage

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Danny is off saving the world and helping shape chess.com's future out in Park City, while Motz is in the middle of packing up his life into tiny boxes. We ponder why we horde so much stuff, why Motz's smart car is so awesome, and corporate sponsorship in chess.

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Aug 23 2018

40mins

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Rank #10: Troubleshooting Chess Openings

Jun 08 2017

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Rank #11: Nakamura Live

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Hikaru Nakamura takes center stage live streaming non-stop blitz for the world to see, all while our very own amazing Danny breaks 2500 for the first time and Motz reveals his new love of Oats Studios.

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Jul 20 2017

37mins

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Rank #12: Not Sure If We Will Have Time

Jul 05 2018

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Rank #13: Super Dad & International Master Daniel Rensch

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Jan 17 2019

20mins

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Rank #14: Bulls, Bears, Ditka

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Motz is off working in Ireland and Danny comes in strong with a wide range of amazing accents. Speed Chess Championship is in full swing and Danny breaks down the action while snacking on some barkTHINS.

Oh, and we also talk 6 player chess and non-stop chess variations.

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Aug 09 2018

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Rank #15: He Who Dances at Weddings

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Motz is off traveling again, but it leads to some interesting discussion about Danny's Russian past, wanting to speak new languages, and how Motz is slowly falling in love with Spain. We also discuss the "International Chess Language" and how chess players are catering to different audiences online.

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May 31 2018

30mins

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Rank #16: Title Tuesday Madness

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Danny puts out fires with his good friend Magnus as Title Tuesday's biggest event gets off to a bumpy start, while Motz is back from his long voyage from Latin America and has plenty of stories to be told. A quick follow up on the December coffee dripper and Motz has a new coffee gadget from Fellow.

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Nov 09 2017

45mins

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Rank #17: The 2018 Candidates Predictions

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This week we go the deepest into chess than on any other episode as we sit down and give our predictions for the 2018 Candidates! As a bonus Motz and Danny give their full break-down (spoiler-free) of Black Panther.

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Mar 08 2018

38mins

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Rank #18: #BulletJournal with Shia LaBeouf

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The candidates tournament has officially kicked off and Danny gives his full impressions. We sidetrack to talk about Ikea trips, Hamilton, coffee drinking, and our love for Shia LaBeouf.

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Mar 15 2018

42mins

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Rank #19: The King & Rook Swapperoo

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Danny finally has the near perfect coffee setup with the help of Motz and his coffee obsession. Motz is getting ready to travel the entire world, while Danny couldn't be more excited about the Isle of Man and our main man Carl Magnuson getting ready to crush it. In addition to this we break down the good and bad from Apple's big iPhone event! Coffee, Tech, and Chess coming at you!

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Sep 14 2017

49mins

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Rank #20: The Struggle Is Real

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Motz and Danny chat about Apple's new initiative to get the iPad into more schools, we break down the Pro Chess League and praise the hometown hero Caruana as he heads to take on our boy Carl! Danny also describes the state of premium chess learning that is currently happening.

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Mar 29 2018

52mins

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