Journal of the Emerald Specter 91: FIDE and Chess

Yes, yes, I know… another chess column. But if you didn’t like chess, then why are you coming to this website? Before I begin with the meat of this column, I should note that the things that interest me are the things I talk about. Those include, but are not limited to: chess, sumo, NFL, […]

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Journal of the Emerald Specter 87: Fixing Chess

The title is really a misnomer, sort of… I really mean “how to fix chess to be closer to a spectator sport than it currently is” and you can already see that title is too long. So, I shortened it. I’ve got a story to tell, it’ll be less about just that sixth grade chess […]

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PRO Chess League Podcast 004: The End

First and foremost, I mislabeled the show as episode 5 in a couple of places… shouldn’t matter. This is the end. http://media.blubrry.com/spectershow/p/www.emeraldspecter.com/limestore/PROChessLeague004.mp3Podcast (prochesleague): Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSS

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PRO Chess League Podcast 003: Weeks 1 and 2

The PRO Chess League weeks 1 and 2 are over and I do a terrible job covering them. First time back jitters. Host: DJ “The Emerald Specter” Allen Contact: Email: EmeraldSpecter.com@gmail.com Twitter: @EmeraldSpecter Instagram: @EmeraldSpecter Website: www.EmeraldSpecter.com Hashtags: #chess #PROChessLeague http://media.blubrry.com/spectershow/p/www.emeraldspecter.com/limestore/PROChessLeague003.mp3Podcast (prochesleague): Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSS

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PRO Chess League Podcast 002: Qualifier 2018 Results

The PRO Chess League 2018 Qualifier is over and the results are basically in! The six definitive qualified teams and the most likely winners of the voting are discussed! Host: DJ “The Emerald Specter” Allen Contact: Email: EmeraldSpecter.com@gmail.com Twitter: @EmeraldSpecter Instagram: @EmeraldSpecter Website: www.EmeraldSpecter.com Hashtags: #chess #PROChessLeague http://media.blubrry.com/spectershow/p/www.emeraldspecter.com/limestore/PROChessLeague002.mp3Podcast (prochesleague): Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: […]

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Journal of the Emerald Specter 60: The Big Roundup Edition

If you woke up this morning wondering where the Journal of the Emerald Specter was, you’d be right in thinking you just can’t find it. Well, here it is, and it wasn’t prewritten for a number of reasons. I normally write the Journal on the same day I record the Specter Show, which is Sunday. […]

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The Greatest Show 140: The Greatest Boot (Audio)

The trio of DJ, Tricia, and special guest Dan from Fear the Boot, the crew talks about RPGs (and a little bit more)… to include volunteering, being an objective reviewer, and the tale of the Drug Tree! There’s so much more! Hosts: DJ Allen, Tricia Allen, and Dan from Fear the Boot! Contact: Website: www.EmeraldSpecter.com […]

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PRO Chess League Podcast 001: Introductions

Welcome to the PRO Chess League Podcast! The introduction for the podcast, reasons why the podcast exists, what to expect from the podcast, and a little bit of information about what the PRO Chess League is are all contained within! Join the audience and help boost the PRO Chess League so we get more great […]

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The Specter Show 034: I Do Not Want This

Back at the regular day (for the last time), “the Emerald Specter” DJ Allen discusses his chess journey; from learning the game, to the middle school chess club, Chessbase news, Chess.com playing, Endgame (the Bobby Fischer book), the PRO Chess League, and the impending PRO Chess League Podcast! Host: DJ Allen Intro Music: The Idea […]

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