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Movie: "Pawn Sacrifice" Recommended
« on: September 27, 2015, 08:30:25 PM »
Went to see this movie today.  Found it a compelling story and quite entertaining.

Having lived through this period it was interesting to watch the screen re-creation of the chess battle between the USA and USSR back in the mid-1970's.

A good date movie to go and see with your FSU wife.
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Re: Movie: "Pawn Sacrifice" Recommended
« Reply #1 on: September 27, 2015, 08:35:58 PM »
Went to see this movie today.  Found it a compelling story and quite entertaining.

Having lived through this period it was interesting to watch the screen re-creation of the chess battle between the USA and USSR back in the mid-1970's.

A good date movie to go and see with your FSU wife.

Thanks for your recommendation.  I've seen the trailers for it and it looks fascinating.  I played Chess in Jr. HS but of course not at the level of these guys.  I still play occasionally.  Based on my enjoyment of the game and great reviews from the critics I look forward to seeing this soon.   :thumbsup:
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Re: Movie: "Pawn Sacrifice" Recommended
« Reply #2 on: September 28, 2015, 02:01:43 AM »
Thanks, Shakey

Looks like a good movie...

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1596345/

Set during the Cold War, American chess prodigy Bobby Fischer finds himself caught between two superpowers and his own struggles as he challenges the Soviet Empire.