Episode | December 9th, 2020 | Season 2 | 1 hr 23 mins
benny, beth harmon, breakdown, chess, doubled pawns, las vegas, levenfish, najdorf, netflix, queen's gambit, review, sicilian defense, tqg, tv, u.s. open
The Queen's Gambit reaches its stride as Beth continues her dominance in the world of chess across several cities beating out Master and Grandmaster players on her way to the U.S. Open in Las Vegas. This episode spans 3 years, a plethora of tournaments, and an epic conclusion with a head-to-head match with Benny. We break it all down.
Episode | November 25th, 2020 | Season 2 | 1 hr 22 mins
beth harmon, breakdown, chess, levenfish, najdorf, netflix, queen's gambit, review, sicilian defense, tqg, tv
Welcome to Season 2 of Coffeehouse Blunders. We are back and breaking down every aspect of Beth Harmon's chess journey in The Queen's Gambit. What was chess like in 1967 in Paris, were the first matches realistic, is the Sicilian Defense the best thing to learn as a beginner, and how does a simultaneous really work.