Above is the first trailer for Pawn Sacrifice, the upcoming true story of chess supremo Bobby Fischer and the ‘greatest chess match ever’, set during the Cold War. Tobey Maguire plays the title character, with Liev Schcreiber also appearing. This movie was directed by Edward Zwick, in select theaters September 18th. Check out the poster and synopsis below.
In a gripping true story 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 Liev Schreiber and Peter Sarsgaard, PAWN SACRIFICE chronicles 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.