041 - Hair Brahs

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Magnus Carlsen berates Lawrence at the GRENKE Chess Classic, and Simon finds a beard brah in Reykjavik, plus Ben Johnson's Perpetual Chess Pod.

041 - Hair Brahs

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040 - Russian Attack

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On the road at the Grenke Chess Open, Lawrence and Macauley speak with GMs Nils Grandelius, Maxim Matlakov and tournament winner Nikita Vitiugov, plus Nick Murphy on life as a chess consultant in film and theatre.

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Photo by Georgious Souleidis

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039 - And So it Goes

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Observations on the U.S. Championships, and Kirsan keeps his job —FIDE V.P. Beatriz Marinello fills us in on that "extraordinary" Presidential board meeting.

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Photo by Lennart Ootes, for the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis

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038 - Brains and Brawn

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See who’s stepped in it now…the ChessBoxing ring that is! Plus take a look inside the mind of BlindfoldKing; Timur Gareyev joins us to talk about his new World Record. 

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Photo by Lennart Ootes 
Las Vegas World Record event organized by Jennifer Vallens, OFF da ROOK Entertainment 

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A case of two Iranian teenagers banned from playing for (or in) their own country. Plus an "endspiel" on the Presidential cock up of the week (no not that one).

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Photo by @AntonSquaredMe

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Chess in the U.K. is the theme, with stories from the Varsity Chess Match in London, plus Nick Murphy (www.nickmurphy.info) gives us a his thoughts on being a chess loving actor in London.

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Georgian International Master Sopiko Guramishvili is our guest to talk women and chess, and the World Championship.

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Episode photo: David Llada

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The story of a World Champion playing the world's worst chess game, plus Photoshopping chaos into chess.

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A new start for The Full English Breakfast! We talk about The Simpsons' chess episode featuring World Champion Magnus Carlsen.

Magnus Carlsen's star turn on The Simpsons

Watch the episode at Fox.com: The Cad and the Hat

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The Reboot (a preview)

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The Full English Breakfast is back! We'll be relaunching new weekly episodes in a matter of days. Tell all your friends!

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