A quote by Albert Einstein at the start of this documentary: “Chess holds its master in its own bonds, shackling the mind and brain so that the inner freedom of the very strongest must suffer.”
I am not a huge follower of chess but do enjoy the occasional game, so when I noticed this documentary about Bobby Fischer I was interested to learn more about this man, the man some consider the greatest chess player ever.
The main feature of the documentary shown is with Fischer’s “The Match of the Century” in 1972 against Russian Boris Spassky, in which Fischer won.
That match even showed a side of Fischer which I never realised, things such as not showing up for certain games, complaining about cameras in the room, and eventually having to have the games played in a smaller room. Even Spassky started Continue reading