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Bobby Fischer Against The World: HBO Summer Series Preview (Video)

Posted by on June 3, 2011 at 12:05 PM EST

bobby-fischerHBO’s summer series kicks off on June 6, 2011 with the debut of Bobby Fischer Against the World.

Bobby Fischer Against The World will debut on HBO and takes an in-depth look at the iconic chess mastermind, Bobby Fischer. The HBO Documentary Films original will chronicle the life of Bobby as he rose to the top, becoming one of the greatest chess players of all time.

Of course, Bobby Fischer Against The World on HBO will also include the iconic chess championship match against Boris Spassky in Iceland in which Bobby Fischer won. From there, HBO Documentary Films will dig deep into the paranoia, withdrawal from chess and ultimate downfall of Bobby Fischer, ending with his death in 2008.

Bobby Fischer Against The World was directed by Liz Garbus and was a selection at the 2011 Sundance Film Festival. The HBO Summer Series kicks off on Monday June 6, 2011 at 9|8c on HBO with the debut of Bobby Fischer Against the World and will air a brand new film every Monday, through August.

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