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Saturday, September 10, 2011

Win DVDs of Bobby Fischer against The World!

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Hi everyone,

We couldn't resist telling you about this nice contest with a great chess gift!

Following on from the hugely successful theatrical run, Dogwoof presents Award-winning filmmaker Liz Garbus’s fascinating portrait of one of the most intriguing and enigmatic figures of the 20th century – World Chess Champion Bobby Fischer.

Available on DVD 12th September, a week after the iTunes release, Bobby Fischer Against the Worldtraces the Grand Master from child prodigy to Cold War hero to controversial recluse. Cutting interviews with Bobby and the people who knew him with footage and news reports, Bobby Fischer Against the World is a mesmerising portrait of the rise and bizarre fall of one of the great American icons. With DVD extras including three short films, selected trailers and “Taking on a Grandmaster” clips; this is a DVD must buy for all chess fans or anyone wanting an insight into troubled genius.

To be in with a chance of winning one of two copies of the DVD the website is giving away, simply email with the e-mail header Bobby Fischer. Make sure you leave your full name and address and please only enter if you are 12 or over, if not ask parents permission. Winners will be notified in October.
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