Coldest Game 2019

Nice spy movie. Not as solid chesswise as in queens gambit but a must see for chess or poker fans. Also for history buffs as the cuban missile crisis had been one of the most important and coldest poker games in history with an extremely high stakje. In the movie, the historical outcome is tied to some chess drama. There are some little gems here and there, also mathematical. One quote, after a discussion of Mansky with the taxi driver mentioning the chicken and egg problem. Taxi driver at the end of the ride: "So, what was before, the chicken or the egg?" Mansky: "It depends. ... whether you eat breakfast or dinner. As in the Queens gambit, the chess games in the movie have been analyzed: i.e. here.

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Oliver Knill, Posted January 26, 2021,