International Master and chess author Sam Collins visits the show to lend an Irish perspective to the Olympiad webcast.
The affable Iranian GM, now studying at Texas Tech University in Lubbock, joins the show to chat on the featured Iran - Ireland match, and the surprising success of the Iranian women's team.
Norwegian prospect IM Aryan Tari turned in a solid draw against GM Ian Nepomniachtchi, as Norway's second team took their best shot at Russia.
Then, Chess Today founder, GM Alexander Baburin has spent two decades in his adoptive home of Ireland. He shares anecdotes and shows his latest effort against Iran.