Across the Board Series 3

Dominic Lawson conducts a series of interviews over a game of chess.

Dominic Lawson conducts a series of interviews over a game of chess.


Steve Davis – Series 3 Episode 1 of 5

Today, Dominic challenges the snooker legend Steve Davis. Davis dominated the green baize for much of the eighties. But can he dominate Dominic on the chess board? [Listen to the show on BBC iPlayer Radio]


Garry Kasparov – Series 3 Episode 2 of 5

He dominated the chess world for fifteen years. In Across The Board, Dominic Lawson interviews Gary Kasparov over a game of chess – and asks him not just about the 64 squares, but also about his life post-chess, as a staunch opponent of President Putin. [Listen to the show on BBC iPlayer Radio]


Rex Sinquefield – Series 3 Episode 3 of 5

In this programme Dominic Lawson interviews the game’s leading philanthropist. Mega-rich financier Rex Sinquefield is ploughing millions of dollars into the game. But why? [Listen to the show on BBC iPlayer Radio]


Antony Beevor – Series 3 Episode 4 of 5

In this programme Dominic Lawson talks to the best-selling military historian Antony Beevor. What are the parallels between chess and warfare? [Listen to the show on BBC iPlayer Radio]


Piers Morgan – Series 3 Episode 5 of 5

In this programme Dominic Lawson talks to the outspoken journalist and broadcaster Piers Morgan. The game turns out to be a brutal affair. [Listen to the show on BBC iPlayer Radio]


All episodes available to listen to on BBC iPlayer Radio

Play through the games from Series 1 | Play through the games from  Series 2 | Play through the games from Series 3

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