Chess Fever 1925 (Shakhmatnaya goryachka)


With an international chess tournament in progress, a young man becomes completely obsessed with the game. His fiancée has no interest in it, and becomes frustrated and depressed by his neglect of her, but wherever she goes she finds that she cannot escape chess. On the brink of giving up, she meets the world champion, Capablanca himself, with interesting results.
– Written by Snow Leopard

Directors: Vsevolod Pudovkin, Nikolai Shpikovsky
Writer: Nikolai Shpikovsky
Stars: José Raúl Capablanca, Vladimir Fogel, Anna Zemtsova


Author: Old Boy

Love the past and the future but live in the present