New CHESS in Concert competition!! (Now closed, winner announced)

The winner of the double CD, the DVD and the CHESS in Concert cinema tickets was Mike New. Mike will be seeing the cinema production at The Little Theatre in Bath. Many, many thanks to all who took part and congratulations to Mike. 

The 2-CD set, the DVD of the performance AND 2 tickets to a CHESS In Concert cinema screening (at a cinema of your choice) are all wrapped up in one great prize. See how to enter below.

Directed by Hugh Wooldridge, adapted by Wooldridge and Tim Rice, and conducted by David Firman, the special CHESS In Concert performance was recorded live at a 25th anniversary concert at the Royal Albert Hall. 

CHESS in Concert features a spectacular cast including multi-platinum selling artist Josh Groban, leading Broadway stars Idina Menzel (Wicked) and Adam Pascal (RENT), chart-topping Wet Wet Wet singer Marti Pellow, West End star Kerry Ellis (Wicked, We Will Rock You) and acclaimed actor Clarke Peters (The Wire, Damages), performed alongside the 100 strong West End Chorus and the City of London Philharmonic Orchestra at the special concerts introduced by Sir Tim Rice.

The cinema screenings will be in crystal clear high definition with surround sound, starting on 6 September through to 10 September. Check the complete list of venues and dates on the More2Screen website.

How to enter:

Entry to the competition is simple and is open to residents of the UK and Ireland.

All you need to do is send icethesite an email with your:

  •  – Full Name
  •  – Address
  •  – E-mail address
  •  – Contact telephone number and
  •  – Choice of cinema from the More2Screen site
COMPETITION NOW CLOSED. The winner will be announced shortly.

Closing date for entries is Wednesday 2 September, 2009. One winner will be selected at random and notified by telephone.

The UK release of the CHESS In Concert CDs and DVD is Monday 14 September, the day after the BBC Hyde Park ABBA Celebration.

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  • Looking forward very much to one hell of an ABBA related September, with the showing of Chess the Concert in London Cinemas and the Hyde Park Celebration Concert and the release of the CD and DVD. Roll on 7th and 13th September 2009!!


  • Brilliant! This is on at my local cinema! (St Andrews) SO thats Chess, Hyde Park and Kristina all this month!(not to mention my MID 40s birthday!)
    Anyone wanna come with me to the St Andrews showing?

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