Friday, 18 April 2008

Music to study chess by

From 1998 to 2003 Paul Dunn and myself hosted a weekly radio show covering chess. Simply called "The Chess Show" it was on Sunday nights on 2SSS-FM here in Canberra, Australia. The only reason the show ended was the station closed down, otherwise I'd probably still be hosting it.
While the main focus was on local, national and international chess news, the main reason I did it was the opportunity to play music that I liked. While the only connection that the music had to chess was its appearance on The Chess Show, for those that remember the show, or for those who are curious, here is a list of songs that I played fairly regularly (in no particular order).

plus the Chess Show's opening and closing themes, which were written and recorded by my brother Brendan.
I don't know what the modern equivalent of the "mix tape" is (maybe the mix pod?) but whatever it is, you can always use the above list as musical accompaniment to your chess study sessions.

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