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Musicals – Chess – The Story Of Chess lyrics

The Arbiter: Each game of chess Means there's one less Variation left to be played. Each day got through Means one or two Less mistakes remain to be made. Soloists 1 & 2: Not much is known Of early days of chess Beyond a fairly vague report-- Soloist 3: That fifteen hundred years ago Two princes fought, Tough brothers, For a Hindu throne. Soloist 4: The mother cried, For no one really likes Their offspring fighting To the death. She begged to stop The slaughter With her every breath. Soloist 5: But sure enough One brother died. Soloists 4 & 6: Sad beyond belief, She told her winning son, Soloist 6: "You have caused such grief I can't forgive This evil thing you've done." Soloist 3 & 7: He tried to explain How things had really been. Soloist 7: But he tried in vain, No words of his...