PG | | Biography, Drama
A prepubescent chess prodigy refuses to harden himself in order to become a champion like the famous but unlikable Bobby Fischer.
In their final match, Jonathan Poe, who is playing the white pieces, is wearing a white shirt. Josh, playing the black pieces, is wearing a dark shirt.
In the days before the event, the whole world wondered if he would show up. Plane after plane waited on the runway, while he napped, took walks, and ate sandwiches. Henry Kissinger called and asked him to go for his country's honor. Soon after ...
When Josh is watching Vinnie play Shirazi, Katya (Josh's sister) looked up at her mother and say, "Joan, I want to go home".
The original film ends with a title card stating that Josh still plays chess
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