november, 2021

thu11nov(nov 11)12:00 amtue16(nov 16)11:59 pm40 Chess BoardsFREE!Event Type:Virtual screeningGenre:Documentary,ShortLanguage:Spanish,with English subtitlesSubjects:Argentina,Holocaust and WWII,SportsGeographic information:Texas premiere,Viewable in the United States only

Event Details

In Argentina in 1939, while the World Chess Championship was taking place, breaking news shocked the participants: Germany had invaded Poland and World War II had erupted. Many great masters were stranded away from their home countries, and began to organize exhibitions in order to make their living. One of them searched for something else.

Length: 18 minutes

Cast: Juan Nemirovsky, Jorge De la Rosa, Cristian Marchesi

Director: Alfonso Gastiaburo

Writer: Alfonso Gastiaburo



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