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Chess Wars

 

by Steve May.

 

In 1972 in Reykjavik Bobby Fischer, the enfant terrible of the chess world, challenged Boris Spassky for the World Championship. The tantrums, double dealing and paranoia displayed as America challenged the Soviet Union in Iceland that summer made the match more like scenes from Alice Through the Looking Glass than a sporting contest.

 

Boris Spassky....Anton Lesser

Bobby Fischer....Adam Levy

Bill Lombardy....Bill Wallis

The KGB....Christopher Rozycki

The Referee....Kenneth Collard

Paul Marshall....Garrick Hagon

The Grandmaster....Roland Oliver

Chester Fox....Carl Prekopp

The Narrator....Christian Rodska

Directed by Jeremy Howe