Bobby Fischer Against the World

A profile of the controversial U.S. chess phenom (1943-2008) features archival interviews conducted throughout his career; footage of key matches, including his 1972 victory over the USSR's Boris Spassky; and remarks from chess champions, authors, colleagues and friends.

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01:00 — Considered by many to be the world's greatest chess player, Bobby Fischer personified the link between genius and madness. His trajectory propelled hi (more…)
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01:19 — A complex film about a complex persona which explores issues such as whether Bobby was ever equipped to deal with the fame and the pressures of being (more…)

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  • Rating: TV-14
  • Premise: A profile of the controversial U.S. chess phenom (1943-2008) features archival interviews conducted throughout his career; footage of key matches, including his 1972 victory over the USSR's Boris Spassky; and remarks from chess champions, authors, colleagu… (more)

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