Some sporting victories are about more than just claiming a title. Some of them go down in history. The film follows the most dramatic and legendary showdown in the history of chess – the match between Anatoly Karpov, then world champion, and Viktor Korchnoi, a recent emigrant from the USSR. In this battle between two outstanding chess players, a duel of personalities under immense psychological pressure, the stakes are incomprehensibly high.
Champion of the World (2021)
Cast:Aleksandr Filippenko, Alena Kim, Anatoly Kot, Anton Bogdanov, Anton Lunin, Arseny Topolaga, David Brodsky, Denis Kotov, Diana Pozharskaya, Dmitri Iosifov, Dmitriy Miller, Irina Zamula, Ivan Yankovsky, Konstantin Khabenskiy, Larisa Shakhvorostova, Leon Avtaev, Mikhail Troynik, Sergey Taktarov, Vartan Torosyan, Victor Dobronravov, Viktor Sukhorukov, Vladimir Vdovichenkov, Zurab Miminoshvili