January 1, 2015
The year is 1972. While the world is held in the grips of fear and suspicion during the Cold War, American chess prodigy Bobby Fischer is fighting a battle of his own. Fischer, who captured the hearts of the world at a startlingly young age, is walking a fine line between genius and madness. He challenges the Soviet Empire to a game of chess, demanding their champion Boris Spassky be sent out face him.