Thursday, January 05, 2006

Approaching a tipping point

Is podcasting going to be the next great thing in the chess world? Surely you've read about Alexandra Kosteniuk's podcasts by now, and the well done amateur videos at Chess Talk have been getting some buzz.

But how many of you have listened to the Ruy Lopez show? The podders (Jay, James, Josh, Grayson, et. al.) discuss all sorts of mundane topics (most unrelated to the royal game), listen to some MP3s, and along the way play some very bad chess. Now, that's entertainment!

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