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Match teacher Sujeet Singh tells us about his experience teaching Math and promoting Chess in India.

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Carol Jarecki Remembered

Polly Write joins us on Episode 33 of “The Chess Files: The Answers are Out There” to tell us what it was like working with Carol Jarecki (1935-2021) and what it was like being her friend. Go to Carol’s Wikipedia page to learn more about her various accomplishments in and

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IM Kenneth Regan Interview

Chess and transitioning back to in-person meetings and tournaments is the subject of Episode 31 “The Chess Files: The Answers are Out There” with guest Kenneth Regan. He is an IM as a chess player as well as a Computer Scientist and Mathematician of some renown. Man! Is he smart?

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Lauren Goodkind vs Bots

Lauren Goodkind, chessbylauren.com, joins us on The Chess Files: The Answers are Out There” to tell us about Chess bots. What we really want to know is how to beat them! She also tells us about her teaching, videos, books, and publishing puzzles! She is one of a Goodkind! Related

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Mahmud Hassain: Leadership and Teaching Chess

The 29th episode of “The Chess Files: The Answers are Out There” talks about leadership and chess. Our guest Mahmud Hassain tells us about his experience studying leadership and teaching chess. We always learn something from our guests, but we learned a great deal from conducting this interview. What can

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Interview with Ralph Bowman

Chess has an event they call the SuperNationals. What are they, what do they look like, and how did they get started? Ralph Bowman explains all of it to us as our guest on the 28th Episode of: “The Chess Files: The Answers are Out There” Related posts: Interview with

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FM Craig Mar joins us on “The Chess Files: The Answers are Out There” to discuss how he went from a class player to a Master in the top 50 in the United States.

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Cole Erskine Interview

Cole Erskine wanted to know how to order products from https://fbds.dollarstore.com/‚Äč using the discount code chess. After walking Cole through the purchasing process, we also discussed how to teach what makes a sound combination versus an unsound one. That and other chess questions were asked and answered on this our

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Interview with Chess Journalists of America President Joshua Milton Anderson

Chess Journalists of America President Joshua Milton Anderson is our guest of Episode 23 of “The Chess Files: The Answers are Out There” We talk about Chess Journalism, Awards, and Judging. We also discuss his work on a chess oral history project and his upcoming book on the Byrne brothers.

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WIM Dr. Alexey Root

Dr. Alexey Root joins us on “The Chess Files: The Answers are Out There” to tell us about how she won the Eade Foundation’s 2021 Arthur Award for Chess Excellence. The 1989 U.S. Women’s Champion, Alexey is working on her eighth book, this one is about the history of the

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