While there have been plenty of movies over the years telling Chess Champion Bobby Fischer's story, none have ever been quite like Pawn Sacrifice. Check out Tobey Maguire & Liev Schreiber as they square-off in the new trailer from Bleecker Street! From director Edward Zwick and writer Steven Knight, the gripping true story about American chess prodigy Bobby Fischer and the greatest chess match every played opens in select theaters this fall!
This gripping true story is set during the height of the Cold War. American chess prodigy Bobby Fischer (Tobey Maguire) finds himself caught between two superpowers when he challenges the Soviet Empire. Also starring Peter Sarsgaard and Lily Rabe, Pawn Sacrifice chronicles Bobby Fischer's terrifying struggles with genius and madness, and the rise and fall of a kid from Brooklyn who captured the imagination of the world.
On the board he fought the Cold War. In his mind he fought his madness. Take a look at the first footage from Pawn Sacrifice, which is positioning itself as one of this year's must-see dramas. And then be sure to check out the amazing true-life story when it hits select theaters this September: