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Goren finds himself matching wits with a paranoid chess master suspected of murdering a young woman in town to visit her fiancée.
Did You Know?
's character is inspired in the chess-master Bobby Fischer
. Considered the best player in the world during the 60's and 70's years, he played and won the match of the century against his Russian rival, Boris Spassky
, in Iceland's capital Reikiavik in 1972. Lately he turned insane and missed from the eye public, dying finally in 2008. See more
Detective Alexandra Eames
From chess prodigy to paranoid prodigy. That's why I stuck with checkers.