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  1. 27 Jan '18 15:16
    Garry Kasparov will be Kirsty Young's guest on "Desert Island Discs"
    at 11.15 on Radio 4 this coming Sunday, the 28th of January.

    Desert Island Discs has been running in one format or another
    since 1942. I always try to catch it on a Sunday morning.
    You hear some fantastic tracks and the reason behind the
    choice is often enlightening, revealing and surprising.
    (a lot of politicians seem to have been fans of Rock n Roll..)

    "Each week a guest, called a 'castaway' during the programme, is asked
    to choose eight recordings (usually, but not always, music), a book and
    a luxury item that they would take if they were to be cast away on a
    desert island, whilst discussing their lives and the reasons for their choices"

    Be interesting to hear what 8 songs and book Gary chooses.
    His luxury item might be a chess computer (Deep Blue).
  2. 28 Jan '18 15:38
    One of the songs he chose was 'Strangers in the Night'.

    His luxury item was a telescope.(!)
  3. Standard member jarrasch
    NeighborhoodChampion
    28 Jan '18 20:57
    The programme with Garry is available for download as mp3 file under this link:
    http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b09pjldq
  4. Subscriber Marinkatomb
    wotagr8game
    29 Jan '18 09:45
    I have to say I came away from this thinking Kasparov would probably be quite happy to ditch all the music and just take a chess board.
  5. Subscriber ogb
    11 Feb '18 14:18
    It's a good thing Gari talks about an island..because he is all washed up as a player. !
  6. Subscriber venda
    Dave
    11 Feb '18 14:22
    Originally posted by @greenpawn34
    One of the songs he chose was 'Strangers in the Night'.

    His luxury item was a telescope.(!)
    You'd have thought he might have chosen some chess related songs:-
    From a Jack to a King, Dancing Queen.The "night" begins to turn your head around.
  7. 12 Feb '18 09:25
    Originally posted by @venda
    You'd have thought he might have chosen some chess related songs:-
    From a Jack to a King, Dancing Queen.The "night" begins to turn your head around.
    One Nighr in Bangkok!