Let's talk about chess

Eric van Reem
#24 WGM Dr. Jana Krivec
Let's talk about chess and psychology

2021-02-27

In this episode, Eric talks to WGM Dr. Jana Krivec (1980). She is a Slovene chess player, Woman Grandmaster and Slovenian woman champion in 1997, 2000, 2002, 2003, 200...
#23 GM Pentala Harikrishna (2)
Let's talk about chess books .... and Bobby Fischer !

2021-02-11

In this episode, Eric continues his conversation with the Indian number two of Indian chess: Super Grandmaster Pentala Harikrishna (1986) from India. In this episode E...
#22 GM Pentala Harikrishna (1)
Let's talk about TATA Steel Chess 2021

2021-02-09

In this episode Eric talks to the Indian number two of Indian chess: Super Grandmaster Pentala Harikrishna (1986) from India about the TATA Steel Chess Tournament 2021...
#21 Wijk aan Zee Storytellers (5) - GM Loek van Wely
Let's talk about 25 years of Wijk aan Zee experience

2021-01-30

In this last episode of the "Wijk aan Zee Storytellers", Eric talks to his compratiot GM Loek van Wely, who played 25 times in the highest group in Wijk aan Zee. He pl...
#20 Wijk aan Zee Storytellers (4) - GM Ivan Sokolov
Let's talk about your game against Kasparov from 1999

2021-01-27

In this fourth episode of the "Wijk aan Zee Storytellers" series, Eric talks to GM Ivan Sokolov, who played twelve times in the highest group of the tournament in Wijk...
#19 Wijk aan Zee Storytellers (3) - GM Ian Rogers
Let's talk about the tournament of 1977

2021-01-24

In this new episode of the Wijk aan Zee Storytellers, Eric talks to GM Ian Rogers (1960), mainly about his debut in WIjk aan Zee in 1977, where he met the best players...
#18 Wijk aan Zee Storytellers (2) - GM Vishy Anand
Let's talk about The Wimbledon of Chess

2021-01-22

Does this man still need an introduction? Eric talks to five-time world champion GM Viswanathan Anand (1969) from India about the tournament he won five times: in 1989...
#17 Wijk aan Zee Storytellers (1) - GM John van der Wiel
Let's talk about Wijk aan Zee

2021-01-20

This is the first episode of the "Wijk aan Zee Storytellers". Eric talks to GM John van der Wiel (1959) from The Netherlands, who participated no less than 28 (!) time...
#16 Jeroen van den Berg (TD TATA Steel Chess)
Let's talk about TATA Steel Chess 2021

2021-01-13

In this episode, Eric talks to his compratiot, the tournament director of the TATA Steel Chess Tournament, 58-year old Dutchman Jeroen van den Berg. Jeroen has not mis...
#15 IM V. Saravanan (Part 2)
Let's talk about the best chess books of 2020

2021-01-04

This is the second part of the interview with IM Venkat Saravanan from Chennai. In this spisode, Eric and Saravanan chat about the best chess books of the year 2020. S...
#14 IM V. Saravanan (Part 1)
Let's talk about the year in chess 2020

2020-12-30

In this episode, part 1 of a long interview, Eric talks to IM Venkatchalam Saravanan from Chennai, India. He is an International Master and has been an active chess pl...
#13 GM Thomas Luther
Let's talk about the Chess Olympiad for the disabled

2020-12-17

In this episode Eric talks to German Chess Grandmaster Thomas Luther (1969). He is a three times German Champion (1992, 2002, 2006) and won a silver Olympic Medal at t...
#12 Stefan Meyer-Kahlen (ShredderChess)
Let's talk about computerchess

2020-12-02

In this episode Eric talks about computerchess with computer chess programmer Stefan Meyer-Kahlen, from Düsseldorf Germany. Eric and Stefan met for the first time in 2...
#11 Allan Scott (The Queen's Gambit)
Let's talk about The Queen's Gambit

2020-11-24

In this episode, Eric talks to 79-year old Mr. Allan Scott, one of the executive producers and creators of the Netflix hit series "The Queen's Gambit, the series that ...
#10 WGM Sabina Foisor
Let's talk about Sherlock's Method

2020-11-12

In this episode Eric talks to WGM Sabina-Francesca Foisor, a Romanian-American chess player who competed in the Women's World Chess Championship in 2008 and 2017. Sabi...
#9 GM Andrey Deviatkin
Let's talk about Chess960

2020-11-03

In this episode Eric talks to the Russian grandmaster Andrey Deviatkin. Andrey decided to quit his chess career a couple of years ago, because he wanted to try somethi...
#8 Urban Chess - Jesús Medina Molina
Let's talk about chess courts!

2020-10-24

Jesús Medina Molina launched “Urban Chess” in 2018, a social initiative in the Netherlands to place public chess tables in city parks. In March that year, the first th...
#7 Hjörtur Ingvi Jóhansson & GM Jóhann Hjartarson
Let's talk about chess and music

2020-10-19

In this episode your host Eric van Reem does not only talk about chess, but also about music with the Icelandic musician Hjörtur Ingvi Jóhannsson. He is the keyboard p...
#6 IM Merijn van Delft
Let's talk about his new book

2020-10-12

In this episode, Eric talks to his compratiot IM Merijn van Delft, born in Apeldoorn, The Netherlands on 13.03.1979 about his new book "Mastering Positional Sacrifices...
#5 GM Jonathan Tisdall (part 2)
Let's talk about Magnus and Chess960

2020-10-05

In this fifth episode of the podcast, Eric continues his conversation with three time Norwegian champion GM Jonathan Tisdall. In the previous episode, Jon told us some...
#4 GM Jonathan Tisdall (part 1)
Let's talk about chess in the 80s

2020-10-03

I this fourth episode Eric talks to Jonathan D. Tisdall. Jon (born August 26, 1958 in Buffalo, New York) is a chess grandmaster (title awarded 1993) and works as a fre...
#3 GM Peter Heine Nielsen
Let's talk about chess, computers and chess variants

2020-09-25

In this third episode, Eric talks to another interesting guest about computer chess, Alpha Zero and chess variants. Deep Mind, the artificial intelligence company that...
#2 Tony Rich
Let's talk about chess in St. Louis

2020-09-12

In this second episode, Eric talks with Tony Rich, the executive director of the Saint Louis Chess Club about the Chess9LX and the Saint Louis Rapid and Blitz 2020 tou...
#1 GM Surya Shekhar Ganguly
Let's talk about chess in India

2020-09-08, Eric van Reem

An interview with the Indian Grandmaster Surya Shekhar Ganguly, in which he talks about his career, his new You Tube Channel and his work as a second for former chess ...