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  1. Maurice Ashley: Path to Grandmaster, New York Hustle, Commentary, Drama | C-Squared Podcast #007

    Maurice Ashley is a world class chess commentator, author, and the first Black person to achieve the title of Grandmaster. In this episode he sits down with the boys for an in depth conversation about his early life and career, relationship with his good friend GM Yasser Seirawan, old and recent drama, and more…Enjoy!

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    Episode was filmed on 10.16.2022

    Podcast is available on all streaming platforms, check banner for more ways to listen.

    Follow the show on social media: https://twitter.com/CSQpod

    Follow the hosts on social media: Fabiano Caruana twitter https://twitter.com/FabianoCaruana Fabiano Caruana Instagram https://www.instagram.com/fabianocaruana Cristian Chirila twitter https://twitter.com/CristianChirila Cristian Chirila Instagram https://www.instagram.com/crischirila/

    Video Credit: STLCC Broadcast

    00:00- Intro & Maurice’s chess beginnings

    7:54 - A competitive and athletic family

    11:36 - The Black Bear School of Chess

    17:45 - Chess in the 1980’s

    20:28 - More on the Ashley family

    23:25 - Yasser and other great players in New York

    27:12 - Making chess a career

    28:46 - Titles

    36:04 - Mikhail Tal story

    44:15 - Marshall & Manhattan Chess Club

    47:12 - Branches of the ch…

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  2. U.S. Championship, Controversy, Lots Of Disrespect | C-Squared Podcast #006

    Fabi & Cristian talk about the ongoing U.S. Championship, controversy surrounding the ongoing Hans Niemann saga, Christopher Yoo feelings of disrespect, and other hot topics brewing in the chess world. Enjoy!

    This episode was filmed on 10.10.2022 .

    Podcast is available on all streaming platforms, check banner for more ways to listen.

    Follow the show on social media: https://twitter.com/CSQpod

    Follow the hosts on social media: Fabiano Caruana twitter https://twitter.com/FabianoCaruana Fabiano Caruana Instagram https://www.instagram.com/fabianocaruana Cristian Chirila twitter https://twitter.com/CristianChirila Cristian Chirila Instagram https://www.instagram.com/crischirila/

    Video Credit: STLCC Broadcast

    Photo Credit: Crystal Fuller (STLCC) Lennart Ootes (STLCC)

    00:00 - Intro & Hans Niemann 14:18 - Analysis of Hans and Fabi’s game 17:29 - US Champs Interviews 21:44 - Awonder Liang and old sidelines 26:17 - Hans and Christopher Yoo 28:52 - The fake Niemann account and list of cheaters 33:57 - Fabi recaps his US Championship Games 38:26 - Security measures 40:11 - Fabi leadsSam Sevian and Awonder Liang following closely 43:12 - Duck Chess 47:49 - Mogul Moves Chess Boxing Championships 51:49 - Chess in media 54:09 - Outro

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  3. Alejandro Ramirez | Hans Niemann Interview, Video Design vs Chess Career, Burnout | C-Squared #005

    Alejandro Ramirez is a Grandmaster, commentator, and coach of Saint Louis University chess team. During the recently concluded Sinquefield Cup, he was tasked with interviewing the players, which included a deeply scrutinized post mortem with Hans Niemann. We address all that, as well as his life story in episode 5 of the C-Squared Podcast. Enjoy!

    This episode was filmed on 10.02.2022 .

    Podcast is available on all streaming platforms, check banner for more ways to listen.

    Follow the show on social media: https://twitter.com/CSQpod

    Follow the hosts on social media: Fabiano Caruana twitter https://twitter.com/FabianoCaruana Fabiano Caruana Instagram https://www.instagram.com/fabianocaru… Cristian Chirila twitter https://twitter.com/CristianChirila Cristian Chirila Instagram https://www.instagram.com/crischirila/

    0:00 - Intro 0:43 - Chess beginnings 9:56 - Limited opportunities for Costa Rican players 11:00 - Youth tournaments 14:05 - Federations with limited resources 20:46 - Worldwide online resources 21:19 - Growth from losses against good players 22:32 - Going to the U.S. 24:39 - University of Texas at Dallas 25:25 - Disillusioned and burned out 27:40 - A Master’s Degree in Video Game Design 30:50 - Paying the bills after college 32:12 - 20…

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  4. Hikaru Nakamura | Carlsen’s Decision, Training with Kasparov, New Generation | C-Squared E004

    GM Hikaru Nakamura joins the C-Squared crew for an in depth discussion about his life as a chess professional, his early prodigious years, the intensity of working with Garry Kasparov, and many more. Enjoy!

    This episode was filmed on 9.13.2022 .

    Podcast is available on all streaming platforms, check banner for more ways to listen.

    Fabi and Hikaru's first encounter : https://www.365chess.com/game.php?gid=2942544

    Hikaru's Youtube channel: https://www.youtube.com/c/GMHikaru Hikaru's Twitch: https://www.twitch.tv/gmhikaru

    Follow the show on social media: https://twitter.com/CSQpod

    Follow the hosts on social media: Fabiano Caruana twitter https://twitter.com/FabianoCaruana Fabiano Caruana Instagram https://www.instagram.com/fabianocaru… Cristian Chirila twitter https://twitter.com/CristianChirila Cristian Chirila Instagram https://www.instagram.com/crischirila/

    0:00 - Intro 1:02 - Ultimate Moves 3:20 - Hikaru’s chess beginnings 9:07 - Ambition 11:49 - Insanity Tournament 12:57 - Hikaru and Fabi discuss meeting for the first time and NY Masters 14:00 - Hikaru tells us about his chess heroes and working with Garry Kasparov 18:56 - Hikaru speaks on finding his chess path 20:05 - “Why were you considering quitting chess?” 21:54 - The next generatio…

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  5. Eric Rosen: Competition, Career, Chess Boom, Jobava’s Deals | C-Squared Podcast | E003

    Fabi & Cristian catch up with International Master Eric Rosen, one of the greatest chess content creators pushing the game to the next level. Discussions vary from Eric's upbringing in the world of chess, early success, all the way to Jobava's deals and antics in the chess world. Enjoy!

    This episode was filmed on 9.13.2022

    Podcast is available on all streaming platforms, check banner for more ways to listen.

    Eric's Youtube channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/RosenChess Eric's Twitter: https://twitter.com/IM_Rosen

    Follow the show on social media: https://twitter.com/CSQpod

    Follow the hosts on social media: Fabiano Caruana twitter https://twitter.com/FabianoCaruana Fabiano Caruana Instagram https://www.instagram.com/fabianocaru… Cristian Chirila twitter https://twitter.com/CristianChirila Cristian Chirila Instagram https://www.instagram.com/crischirila/

    0:00 - Intro and Eric’s introduction to chess 3:00 - Early chess success and big trophies 6:42 - US Junior Championship in St. Louis 8:55 - College choices and becoming a chess professional 13:21 - Gap year 15:44 - The Webster Chess Team and training tools 20:57 - Puzzles 27:30 - The passion and deals of Baadur Jobava 29:13 - How Eric used his time later in college to grow his career 33:27 - …

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  6. Yasser Seirawan : Viktor Korchnoi, Fischer Boom, Clash of Generations | C-Squared Podcast | E002

    Fabiano & Cristian catch up with the legendary Yasser Seirawan for an in depth discussion about his life, career, working as a second for Viktor Korchnoi, the Fischer era and its implications, and many more intriguing topics.

    If you enjoy the video please consider supporting the channel by leaving a comment, liking & subscribing!

    This episode was filmed on 8.31.2022

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    Fabiano Caruana twitter https://twitter.com/FabianoCaruana Fabiano Caruana Instagram https://www.instagram.com/fabianocaru… Cristian Chirila twitter https://twitter.com/CristianChirila Cristian Chirila Instagram https://www.instagram.com/crischirila/

    0:00 Intro 0:55 Early Life 12:00 First steps in chess 21:35 Tournament success & GM Title road 32:15 How Fischer won his dinners 35:15 Soviet Players & Tournaments 41:15 Prearranged draws 48:30 Final GM Norm 49:30 Youngest GMs 52:45 Walter Browne imitation 53:30 Title Inflation 59:00 Soviet chess school coming to the US 1:02:50 Chess as a career over time 1:10:45 Coaching Korchnoi 1:20:15 Arguments in the Fabiano camp 1:24:45 Viktor's worst enemy 1:35:40 Responsibility during matches 1:47:00 Cultural clashes during training camps 1:51:1…

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  7. Candidates, Olympiad, Hans Niemann , Who’s The Best Indian Prodigy? | C-Squared Podcast | EP.001

    Episode 1 of C-Squared Podcast, a weekly chess podcast, opens up with a discussion about Fabiano Caruana's experiences in top level competitions, current events happening in the world of chess, the young up and coming prodigies, and Hans Niemann.

    This episode was filmed on 8.19.2022

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    https://twitter.com/CSQpod

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    Fabiano Caruana twitter https://twitter.com/FabianoCaruana Fabiano Caruana Instagram https://www.instagram.com/fabianocaruana/ Cristian Chirila twitter https://twitter.com/CristianChirila Cristian Chirila Instagram https://www.instagram.com/crischirila/

    0:00 Intro 2:17 Candidates 2018 7:44 Candidates training 10:10 Playing for 2nd place 15:16 Magnus' WC decision 23:07 Nepo 31:00 Hikaru vs Magnus 35:50 Ding's road to the Candidates 42:30 Olympiad 51:00 Match VS Armenia 58:10 Best Indian Junior 1:03:35 Hans - Chess Speaks for itself

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