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Bobby Fischer's Chess Genius, Descent Into Madness, Shown in Sundance Film

A photo from "Bobby Fischer Against the World," a documentary on the chess legend at Sundance. Photographer: Harry Benson/Donna Daniels Public Relations via Bloomberg Chess champion Bobby Fischer in "Bobby Fischer Against the World," a documentary that is playing at the Sundance Film Festival. Source: Donna Daniels Public Relations via Bloomberg While flying to Utah [...]

By |January 25th, 2011|news|Comments Off on Bobby Fischer's Chess Genius, Descent Into Madness, Shown in Sundance Film

BOBBY FISCHER AGAINST THE WORLD Review

It would be nice if people we admired for their talent were also admirable for their demeanor.  Unfortunately, this is not always the case.  Bobby Fischer is celebrated as one of the greatest chess players who ever lived if not the greatest.  He was also “complicated”, “enigmatic”, and “private” which are all super-nice ways of [...]

By |January 22nd, 2011|news|Comments Off on BOBBY FISCHER AGAINST THE WORLD Review

World Chess Hall of Fame and Museum Celebrates Chess at Sundance, Supports Debut of Bobby Fischer Against the World

ST. LOUIS, Jan. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- To support the premiere of Liz Garbus' highly-anticipated HBO Documentary Film, Bobby Fischer Against the World, debuting at the Sundance Film Festival this week, the World Chess Hall of Fame and Museum will bring chess to the Park City spotlight and celebrate the game's rich historical and cultural [...]

By |January 20th, 2011|news|Comments Off on World Chess Hall of Fame and Museum Celebrates Chess at Sundance, Supports Debut of Bobby Fischer Against the World

"Bobby Fischer Against the World" Takes on Sundance

It's hard to believe that Liz Garbus' new film, “Bobby Fischer Against The World,” which is showing as part of the Doc Premieres at Sundance before heading to HBO in July, is the first feature-length documentary about the mercurial chess master. “I think that a full retelling of his life with many of the players coming [...]

By |January 20th, 2011|news|Comments Off on "Bobby Fischer Against the World" Takes on Sundance

Chess champions coming to Sundance for Bobby Fischer documentary

To celebrate Liz Garbus' documentary premiere of "Bobby Fischer Against the World," the World Chess Hall of Fame and Museum is flying in four of America's greatest chess players and world champions to the Sundance Film Festival.They are two-time American Women's Champion Jennifer Shahade, Women's International Master Iryna Zenyuk, Grand Master Alexander Shabalov and Grand [...]

By |January 19th, 2011|news|Comments Off on Chess champions coming to Sundance for Bobby Fischer documentary