Tuesday, December 14, 2010

It's chess week on Radio 3

Chess, it seems, has always attracted craftsmen, artists and conversation as well as players. Whether or not you know the rules of the game, its language and concepts are pervasive and over the next week on Radio 3 we’ve a short season, Checkmate, exploring the game’s extraordinarily rich history and culture through a range of discussions, talks, and drama.
Full details on the Radio 3 blog.


Frank Little said...


Tom Barney said...

Discussions, talks and drama? Fine, but why not music as well? After all Arthur Bliss wrote a ballet score called Checkmate.