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Join Daniel "Danny" Rensch and James "Motz" Montemagno each week on Coffeehouse Blunders as they discuss the latest in chess, coffee, tech, and anything else happening in their wonderful lives and around the world. Danny's life as an International Chess Master collides with Motz's mobile development and public speaking background for absolutely adorable and astonishing conversation.

Join Daniel "Danny" Rensch and James "Motz" Montemagno each week on Coffeehouse Blunders as they discuss the latest in chess, coffee, tech, and anything else happening in their wonderful lives and around the world. Danny's life as an International Chess Master collides with Motz's mobile development and public speaking background for absolutely adorable and astonishing conversation.

Location:

Timor-Leste

Description:

Join Daniel "Danny" Rensch and James "Motz" Montemagno each week on Coffeehouse Blunders as they discuss the latest in chess, coffee, tech, and anything else happening in their wonderful lives and around the world. Danny's life as an International Chess Master collides with Motz's mobile development and public speaking background for absolutely adorable and astonishing conversation.

Language:

English


Episodes

S2 E7 The Queen's Gambit Breakdown: End Game

1/16/2021
The time has finally come, it is time for the End Game of The Queen's Gambit. Beth is heading to Moscow for the final showdown against Borgov. We break down the full lead up to the events in Moscow including her time with Jolene, her goodbye to Mr. Shaibel, and perhaps her last conversation with Benny. Follow Us Danny: Twitter, Twitch, Chess.com Motz: Twitter, Blog, GitHub Music : Amethyst Seer - Ouija by Adventureface Proudly recorded on Zencastr ⭐⭐ Review Us...

Duration:01:34:08

S2 E6 The Queen's Gambit Breakdown: Adjournment

1/7/2021
Join International Chess Master Danny Rensch and "chess expert" James Montemagno as they break down the sixth episode, Adjournment, of the international sensation The Queen's Gambit. In this episode Beth heads to New York to study and crush Benny in some speed chess before she heads off to Paris where it all begins to play Borgov for the second time. Follow Us Danny: Twitter, Twitch, Chess.com Motz: Twitter, Blog, GitHub Music : Amethyst Seer - Ouija by Adventureface Proudly recorded on...

Duration:01:18:36

S2 - BRB: Danny Has COVID

12/30/2020
We have a short PSA about Danny and COVID. We will be back next week with our continuation of our breakdown of The Queen's Gambit. Wear a mask and be safe. Follow Us Danny: Twitter, Twitch, Chess.com Motz: Twitter, Blog, GitHub Music : Amethyst Seer - Ouija by Adventureface Proudly recorded on Zencastr ⭐⭐ Review Us (https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/coffeehouse-blunders/id1229231959?mt=2&ls=1) ⭐⭐ Support the Show: * Become a Chess.com Member and Support Blunders...

Duration:00:06:13

S2 E5 The Queen's Gambit Breakdown: Fork

12/23/2020
Beth returns from Mexico by herself, but not for long as Harry Beltik makes is epic return to assist Beth in crafting her skills. After some back and forth she lets Harry go and makes her way to the U.S. Championship to face off with Benny Watts once again. Danny and James are back to break down every single aspect of this episode in The Queen's Gambit: Fork. As a reminder we do NOT have any spoilers of future episodes! Follow Us Danny: Twitter, Twitch, Chess.com Motz: Twitter, Blog, GitHub...

Duration:01:15:12

S2 E4 The Queen's Gambit Breakdown: Middle Game

12/16/2020
We are heading off to beautiful Mexico City for the first showdown between Harmon and Borgov. This episode takes us a crazy ride as Beth really starts to find herself, grows closer to Mrs. Wheatley, plays the most difficult matches of chess yet, and it all ends with a tragic endgame. We breakdown the life, time, and chess in episode 4: Middle Game. As a reminder we do NOT have any spoilers of future episodes! Follow Us Danny: Twitter, Twitch, Chess.com Motz: Twitter, Blog, GitHub Music :...

Duration:01:48:37

S2 E3 The Queen's Gambit Breakdown: Doubled Pawns

12/9/2020
The Queen's Gambit reaches its stride as Beth continues her dominance in the world of chess across several cities beating out Master and Grandmaster players on her way to the U.S. Open in Las Vegas. This episode spans 3 years, a plethora of tournaments, and an epic conclusion with a head-to-head match with Benny. The question is how realistic is all of this dominance, what about the chess play, and the important question of how exactly Beth and her mom flew from Kentucky to Houston on a...

Duration:01:23:53

S2 E2 The Queen's Gambit Breakdown: Exchanges

12/2/2020
Home sweet home. After studying and mastering 57 pages of the Sicilian Opening, Beth moves in with her new parents and wanders into her first Chess tournament. In this Blunders episode we breakdown every bit of the second episode of The Queen's Gambit: Exchanges including the run up to the Kentucky State Championship, and every single game that Beth played. As a reminder we do NOT have any spoilers of future episodes! Follow Us Danny: Twitter, Twitch, Chess.com Motz: Twitter, Blog, GitHub...

Duration:01:40:45

S2 E1 The Queen's Gambit Breakdown: Openings

11/25/2020
Welcome to Season 2 of Coffeehouse Blunders. We are back and breaking down every aspect of Beth Harmon's chess journey in The Queen's Gambit. What was chess like in 1967 in Paris, were the first matches realistic, is the Sicilian Defense the best thing to learn as a beginner, and how does a simultaneous really work. Follow along with us as we breakdown each episode. This episode only contains spoilers for Episode 1: Openings. We will never spoil a future episode! Follow Us Danny: Twitter,...

Duration:01:22:26

Season 2 Trailer: The Queen's Gambit

11/17/2020
We are coming back by popular demand! This time for a full breakdown of the international sensation, The Queen's Gambit! Danny and James will break down every episode from the season and not only give you the insights from an International Master on how realistic the chess is, but also the life and times of Beth Harmon in the time era. Follow Us Danny: Twitter, Twitch, Chess.com Motz: Twitter, Blog, GitHub Proudly recorded on Zencastr ⭐⭐ Review Us...

Duration:00:01:11

Danny Reads YouTube Comments

1/24/2019
It is a wonderful day on the internet as Danny takes in some listener/watcher comments and has his own comments on the situation. Follow Us Danny: Twitter, Twitch, Chess.com Motz: Twitter, Blog, GitHub Music : Amethyst Seer - Ouija by Adventureface Proudly recorded on Zencastr ⭐⭐ Review Us (https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/coffeehouse-blunders/id1229231959?mt=2&ls=1) ⭐⭐ Support the Show: * Subscribe to Blue Bottle and Get $10 (https://www.blunders.fm/bluebottle) * Become a Chess.com...

Duration:00:19:54

Super Dad & International Master Daniel Rensch

1/17/2019
What is there to say. Danny is amazing. Follow Us Danny: Twitter, Twitch, Chess.com Motz: Twitter, Blog, GitHub Music : Amethyst Seer - Ouija by Adventureface Proudly recorded on Zencastr ⭐⭐ Review Us (https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/coffeehouse-blunders/id1229231959?mt=2&ls=1) ⭐⭐ Support the Show: * Subscribe to Blue Bottle and Get $10 (https://www.blunders.fm/bluebottle) * Become a Chess.com Member and Support Blunders (https://www.blunders.fm/chess)

Duration:00:20:58

Danny... The Neural Network Expert

1/10/2019
Did you know you used to be able to get your very own chess.com email address?!?! It is completely true! Danny breaks down the full history and also how Neural Networks and machine learning are going to take over the world. Follow Us Danny: Twitter, Twitch, Chess.com Motz: Twitter, Blog, GitHub Music : Amethyst Seer - Ouija by Adventureface Proudly recorded on Zencastr ⭐⭐ Review Us (https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/coffeehouse-blunders/id1229231959?mt=2&ls=1) ⭐⭐ Support the Show: *...

Duration:00:38:51

Just Call Me Ninja

1/3/2019
It's a new year and Danny is in his new "recording" studio with a make shift audio setup. We apologize for Danny's audio, but make up for it with some great holiday advice & Fornite family fun. Follow Us Danny: Twitter, Twitch, Chess.com Motz: Twitter, Blog, GitHub Music : Amethyst Seer - Ouija by Adventureface Proudly recorded on Zencastr ⭐⭐ Review Us (https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/coffeehouse-blunders/id1229231959?mt=2&ls=1) ⭐⭐ Support the Show: * Subscribe to Blue Bottle and Get $10...

Duration:00:33:02

Poppa Cheese Is In The Mood For A Shrimp Burrito

12/27/2018
It is the holidays, which means there must be a Marvel movie in the theater. In this completely spoiler-free podcast we break down our thoughts on Aquaman, why there is no Christmas chess tournament, and so much more. Follow Us Danny: Twitter, Twitch, Chess.com Motz: Twitter, Blog, GitHub Music : Amethyst Seer - Ouija by Adventureface Proudly recorded on Zencastr ⭐⭐ Review Us (https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/coffeehouse-blunders/id1229231959?mt=2&ls=1) ⭐⭐ Support the Show: * Subscribe to...

Duration:00:35:33

Face, Google, Snap Time

12/20/2018
One week until Christmas and all Danny and Motz can talk about is Aquaman, technology blunders, and Planet Earth 2. We also throw a little chess awesomeness in there :) Follow Us Danny: Twitter, Twitch, Chess.com Motz: Twitter, Blog, GitHub Music : Amethyst Seer - Ouija by Adventureface Proudly recorded on Zencastr ⭐⭐ Review Us (https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/coffeehouse-blunders/id1229231959?mt=2&ls=1) ⭐⭐ Support the Show: * Subscribe to Blue Bottle and Get $10...

Duration:00:36:21

Hess & Rensch Snap Heard Around The World

12/13/2018
It has been a few weeks, but we are back together forever with a full breakdown on our absence. We also chat about the new Avengers & Godzilla trailers and our holiday plans. Follow Us Danny: Twitter, Twitch, Chess.com Motz: Twitter, Blog, GitHub Music : Amethyst Seer - Ouija by Adventureface Proudly recorded on Zencastr ⭐⭐ Review Us (https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/coffeehouse-blunders/id1229231959?mt=2&ls=1) ⭐⭐ Support the Show: * Subscribe to Blue Bottle and Get $10...

Duration:00:27:14

Chess Grandmaster Robert Hess Takeover

11/29/2018
Chess Grandmaster Robert Hess joins Danny (while James is off traveling the world) to review everything that was the 2018 World Chess Championship match between Magnus Carlsen and Fabiano Caruana. Follow Us Danny: Twitter, Twitch, Chess.com Motz: Twitter, Blog, GitHub Music : Amethyst Seer - Ouija by Adventureface Proudly recorded on Zencastr ⭐⭐ Review Us (https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/coffeehouse-blunders/id1229231959?mt=2&ls=1) ⭐⭐ Support the Show: * Subscribe to Blue Bottle and Get...

Duration:00:32:07

Urban Hiking with Carlsen

11/22/2018
We are back from a break and the WCC is in full swing! Before that though we have lots of life happening for the greater awesome. Motz does some urban hiking and joined a Gym and Danny just moved! We also break down all the WCC! Follow Us Danny: Twitter, Twitch, Chess.com Motz: Twitter, Blog, GitHub Music : Amethyst Seer - Ouija by Adventureface Proudly recorded on Zencastr ⭐⭐ Review Us (https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/coffeehouse-blunders/id1229231959?mt=2&ls=1) ⭐⭐ Support the Show: *...

Duration:00:41:15

OOF - Watching Chess

11/15/2018
We are out of office this week, but don't worry we will be back next week with more Blunders goodness. Follow Us Danny: Twitter, Twitch, Chess.com Motz: Twitter, Blog, GitHub Music : Amethyst Seer - Ouija by Adventureface Proudly recorded on Zencastr ⭐⭐ Review Us (https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/coffeehouse-blunders/id1229231959?mt=2&ls=1) ⭐⭐ Support the Show: * Subscribe to Blue Bottle and Get $10 (https://www.blunders.fm/bluebottle) * Become a Chess.com Member and Support Blunders...

Duration:00:00:52

Car vs Car: Sponsored by Starburst

11/8/2018
It is go time! Carlsen vs Caruana in the 2018 World Chess Championship and we have full unofficial coverage! Also lots of silly talk about corn and Starburst! Follow Us Danny: Twitter, Twitch, Chess.com Motz: Twitter, Blog, GitHub Music : Amethyst Seer - Ouija by Adventureface Proudly recorded on Zencastr ⭐⭐ Review Us (https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/coffeehouse-blunders/id1229231959?mt=2&ls=1) ⭐⭐ Support the Show: * Subscribe to Blue Bottle and Get $10...

Duration:00:22:41