A Requiem for Bobby Fischer
Available on Tubi TV
The fascinating story of the greatest chess player in history, Bobby Fischer. He was an American chess prodigy and considered by many to be the greatest player of all time. In 1971, he became the first World Chess Federation #1 ranked player. In 1972, he captured the World Championship from Boris Spassky of the USSR in a match publicized as a Cold War confrontation attracting more worldwide interest than any chess championship before or since. Later exiled from America, Fischer lived a strange globetrotting life and was followed by many personal demons until his death in 2008.
Starring Bobby Fischer, Svetozar Gligoric, Borislav Ivkov
Director Igor Stevanovic