10. Jul, 2020

Chess in the movies

Searching for Bobby Fischer - the book and the film have each received positive reviews from critics. The film currently has a 100% rating on Rotten Tomatoes based on 42 reviews, with a weighted average of 8.13 out of 10. The site's consensus reads: "As sensitive as the young man at its centre, Searching for Bobby Fischer uses a prodigy's struggle to find personal balance as the background for a powerfully moving drama".

* This position from the film is a checkmate in 4 by White 

Watch the critique of this position by IM Danny Rensch as well as those from other films