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Grossmeyster (1973)

Chess Grandmaster Sergei Khlebnikov is a highly talented and unusual person, living in the 1970s Soviet Union. His is obsessed with making a beautiful game. But his emotional and irrational... See full summary »

Director:

Sergey Mikaelyan

Writer:

Leonid Zorin

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Andrey Myagkov ... Sergei Khlebnikov
Larisa Malevannaya
Emmanuil Vitorgan
Lyudmila Kasatkina
Mikhail Kozakov
Yefim Kopelyan
Nikolay Volkov
Tamara Sovchi
Anatoliy Solonitsyn
Vladimir Tatosov
Anna Tveleneva ... (as Anna Tvelenyova)
Petr Shelokhonov ... Stepfather (as P. Shelokhonov)
Roman Filippov
Marc Taimanov Marc Taimanov ... Chess-player
Viktor Korchnoi Viktor Korchnoi ... Chess-player
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Storyline

Chess Grandmaster Sergei Khlebnikov is a highly talented and unusual person, living in the 1970s Soviet Union. His is obsessed with making a beautiful game. But his emotional and irrational way is the reason why he never won a major competition. At last his moment comes and he wins the Tournament of Contenders for the World Championship. Next he has to play against the World Champion... Written by Steve Shelokhonov

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Country:

Soviet Union

Language:

Russian

Release Date:

13 August 1973 (Soviet Union) See more »

Also Known As:

Arcymistrz See more »

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Lenfilm Studio See more »
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The film was banned in the Soviet Union, when Viktor Korchnoy emigrated in 1976. See more »

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