Norwegian chess prodigy Magnus Carlsen, nicknamed ‘the Mozart of chess’, became a grandmaster at age 13 and the youngest ever world champion just 10 years later. This remarkable and entertaining documentary will have you enthralled, whether you are an avid chess player or not.
Following Magnus from child prodigy through all the trials and tribulations to finally reaching the world final in India, the film is an engaging study of genius and a glimpse into a unique mind that works unlike anyone else’s. It is impossible not to like Magnus and root for him as he competes to achieve the single thing he has dreamed about for his entire life.