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Tobey Maguire as Bobby Fischer, the chess player who achieved rock star status

Tale of a brilliant, fragile mind slowly crumbling

Oct 2, 2015 5:50 AM

BOBBY Fischer made all the right moves on a chess board and plenty of wrong ones off it.

His eccentric, unpredictable and often troubling behaviour could inspire followers one minute and infuriate them the next. Pawn Sacrifice is a skilfully-drawn, albeit highly-fictionalised, portrait of