Episode | January 16th, 2021 | Season 2 | 1 hr 34 mins
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The time has finally come, it is time for the End Game of The Queen's Gambit. Beth is heading to Moscow for the final showdown against Borgov. We break down the full lead up to the events in Moscow including her time with Jolene, her goodbye to Mr. Shaibel, and perhaps her last conversation with Benny.
Episode | January 7th, 2021 | Season 2 | 1 hr 18 mins
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Join International Chess Master Danny Rensch and "chess expert" James Montemagno as they break down the sixth episode, Adjournment, of the international sensation The Queen's Gambit. In this episode Beth heads to New York to study and crush Benny in some speed chess before she heads off to Paris where it all begins to play Borgov for the second time.
Episode | December 16th, 2020 | Season 2 | 1 hr 48 mins
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We are heading off to beautiful Mexico City for the first showdown between Harmon and Borgov. This episode takes us a crazy ride as Beth really starts to find herself, grows closer to Mrs. Wheatley, plays the most difficult matches of chess yet, and it all ends with a tragic endgame. We breakdown the life, time, and chess in episode 4: Middle Game.
Episode | December 9th, 2020 | Season 2 | 1 hr 23 mins
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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 | December 2nd, 2020 | Season 2 | 1 hr 40 mins
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Home sweet home. After studying and mastering 57 pages of the Sicilian Opening, Beth moves in with her new parents and wanders into her first Chess tournament. In this Blunders episode we breakdown every bit of the second episode of The Queen's Gambit: Exchanges including the run up to the Kentucky State Championship, and every single game that Beth played.
Episode | November 25th, 2020 | Season 2 | 1 hr 22 mins
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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.
Episode | November 17th, 2020 | Season 2 | 1 min 11 secs
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We are coming back by popular demand! This time for a full breakdown of the international sensation, The Queen's Gambit! Danny and James will break down every episode from the season and not only give you the insights from an International Master on how realistic the chess is, but also the life and times of Beth Harmon in the time era.