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chess movieNew movie about chess


New movie with a lot of chess in it has just appeared in Spain.

El Jugador de Ajedrez is a history of a Spanish chess champion who survived the nazi occupation of France thanks to chess.

The main actor Marc Clotet was introduced in the chess world by GM.David Anton, IM.David Martinez and Belinda Vega (sister of the best Spanish female player Sabrina Vega).

Highly recommended!






Career highlights

Grand Chess Tour 2017 - Paris (June 21st - 25th)

2017 paris grand logo

Topalov Chess Foundation       



Topalov Chess Foundation


TOP 10 - Live Chess Ratings

2700chess.com for more details and full list

Topalov - Anand 1:0
1st MTel Masters, Sofia (round 6)

Carlsen - Topalov 0:1
3rd Sinquefield Cup, Saint Louis (round 1)

Topalov - Kramnik 1:0
Corus 2008, Wijk aan Zee (round 9)