An enthralling Hollywood style bio-pic focusing on a gripping true story. In 1972 American Chess legend Bobby Fischer (Tobey Maguire) faced Boris Spassky (Liev Shreiber) of the Soviet Union, in the greatest chess match ever played, whilst finding himself caught between two superpowers. On the chess board Fischer fought the Cold War and in his mind he fought his madness. Pawn Sacrifice chronicles Fischer’s terrifying battles to play to win and the rise and fall of this Jewish boy from Brooklyn who captured the imagination of the world.