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Knights of the South Bronx (2005)

TV Movie  -   -  Drama  -  6 December 2005 (USA)
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A business man decides that he wants to teach school in the inner city and chooses a tough school in the South Bronx. He teaches the children how to play the game of chess, and along the ... See full summary »

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A business man decides that he wants to teach school in the inner city and chooses a tough school in the South Bronx. He teaches the children how to play the game of chess, and along the way they learn a lot about life. Written by Anonymous

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It took producer Diane Nabatoff 5 years to get this movie made. See more »

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During Dawson's first tournament game, two different chess clocks are used: a tan BHB and a dark brown USCF See more »

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Richard: The Queen is the most powerful piece on the board, the catch is everyone wants to kill her.
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I LOVED the way that Ted Danson as a Teacher connected with kids!!!
8 December 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I saw this movie, & I really enjoyed it!!!!!! Also, I loved the way the Ted Danson used the game of chess to get the Students motivated & so intrigued with the game, but also the way he insisted that "all homework" must be done and completed before all chess matches. I Feel that all students and teachers should view this movie( despite the foul language)!!!!!! It shows there are Teachers who care for students, though they are few in numbers, they are out there!!!!! And also, I think there should be more movies made in this fashion to tell the students there are people willing to go the distance for them!! Take for instance the woman who donated 4,000 + dollars so the team could go to nationals, or the kind gentlemen who graciously gave Mr. Mason the Money needed for clocks. I would like to do something in this nature but my income don't support me, but would like the students of our nation to know although teachers that care are scarce, they are out there!!!!!


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