109th Episode with National Master Bruce Pandolfini
November 19, 2020
National Master Evan Rabin, CEO of Premier Chess
In Episode 109, I have the absolute pleasure of conversing with National Master Bruce Pandolfini, an American chess author, teacher, and coach. He was portrayed in Searching for Bobby Fischer by Ben Kingsley and was an advisor for the Queen's Gambit book and recent film series. We talk about when I first met Bruce as an 8-year-old, thanks to Women's International Master Shernaz Kennedy, chess pedagogy, advice for school programs, his sessions with International Master Joshua Waitzkin, the filming process of "Searching for Bobby Fischer", authorship, poetry, the behind the scenes of the Queen's Gambit, future projects, and much more.