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
Did You Know?
It took producer Diane Nabatoff 5 years to get this movie made. See more
When Mason is playing his simultaneous chess match against 15 opponents, he checkmates all of them on the same circuit (i.e. on the same move.) It's not conceivable that every match would be won on, say, move 23. See more
Which kid is yours?
All the black and Puerto Rican ones.