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Season 37 Episode 19

Chess In Concert

Aired Unknown Jun 17, 2009 on PBS
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Chess In Concert
Songwriters Benny Andersson and Björn Ulvaeus from the singing group ABBA teamed up with lyricist Tim Rice in 1986 to create this original musical. Set at an international chess tournament during the Cold War, the story features a love triangle between rival Russian and American chess players and the woman both love. This performance was taped live at Royal Albert Hall in London on May 12, 2008.moreless

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