High School Slumber Party #153 – Critical Thinking (2020)
CHECK out our episode on Critical Thinking as actor, chess teacher and great friend of the program John Hardin moves his best pieces of movie and chess knowledge forward to our in depth discussion on this brand new film based on the true story of teens overcoming adversity and winning the National High School Chess Championship. Directed and staring one of Brian’s favorite people of all time, John Leguizamo; Brian and John Hardin discuss how important representation in is film, how cool it is to get a latinx story and a whole lot of chess. Learns terms like Scandinavian Defense, “the Pride and Sorrow of chess”, zugzwang and “screwing it in” among others. Also, stay tuned till the end of the episode to find out what John and Brian will be doing this Thursday at 7pm EST.
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