Screenplay Michaela Taschek
Directed by Sandra Wollner, Michaela Taschek
Cinematography Stefanie Reinhard
Produced by Carlo Märzke, Benoît Ayraud
Coproduction ARTE, SWR, La Fémis
Edited by Svenja Baumgärtner
With Andrej Kaminski, Ilja Pletner

The air has been sweaty forweeks in the conference center of Baguio City (Philippines) where the new chess world champion will be determined in the broiling summer of 1978. Viktor Kortchnoi (47) and Anatoly Karpov (27) are facing each other in a match that will decide who is going to take the title home. Karpov back to Russia and Kortschnoi, well, that ́s a controversial matter...

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