The Prince of Chess
A fascinating film about the worlds youngest Chess Grandmaster
by Oyvind Asbjorsen
Our Price: $ 42.95
Publisher: Main Island Production, 2005
Chess prodigy: 14-year-old Norwegian Magnus
Carlsen is the world's youngest Chess Grand Master.The Carlsen family sublet
their house for a year in order to travel around with Magnus and help him fulfil
his potential as a world class chess player. From Iceland to Libya, he has
sought battle with chess icons such as Karpov and Shirov.
We follow him through important tournaments as well as daily life, trying to understand the workings of his brilliant mind. The film also looks at the game of chess as a player in both cultural history and intemational politics.