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  1. 10 Jun '11 14:35
    Has anyone seen it do you know if it will become available?
  2. Standard member wormwood
    If Theres Hell Below
    10 Jun '11 15:29
    Originally posted by jbaca
    Has anyone seen it do you know if it will become available?
    it's on yle2 as we speak. and on fst later this evening.
  3. 10 Jun '11 17:13 / 1 edit
    noob question here. What are fst and yle2?
  4. 10 Jun '11 17:23
    both are internet based tv providers
  5. 10 Jun '11 17:31
    anyone care to post a link? I'd love to see it, but do not have HBO.
  6. Standard member wormwood
    If Theres Hell Below
    10 Jun '11 18:19
    Originally posted by emperor31
    noob question here. What are fst and yle2?
    just a little joke on the silly american discussing local tv schedule on an international website.
  7. Standard member wormwood
    If Theres Hell Below
    10 Jun '11 18:24 / 1 edit
    Originally posted by jbaca
    both are internet based tv providers
    nope, national networks. PBS'.
  8. 10 Jun '11 18:32
    could you provide a link?
  9. 10 Jun '11 22:35
    I saw it. It wasn't so much about chess but about Fischer's mental problems. It wasn't bad but there were no insights about the game.
  10. 11 Jun '11 03:25
    Originally posted by wormwood
    nope, national networks. PBS'.
    well it certainly could be broadcast in other venues HBO is a cable co based in No America, the documentary itself could certainly be seen in other countries
  11. 11 Jun '11 03:46
    http://www.chessvibes.com/reports/bobby-fischer-against-the-world-in-uk-cinemas-from-july-15th/
    here is info re release in the UK
  12. 11 Jun '11 04:57 / 1 edit
    http://www.facebook.com/bobbyfischermovie
    here's a Facebook page
    in case you'd like to know more (Absinthe stupor aside) this subject might garner some
    chess fans attention
  13. 11 Jun '11 22:13 / 2 edits
    Originally posted by jbaca
    http://www.facebook.com/bobbyfischermovie
    here's a Facebook page
    in case you'd like to know more (Absinthe stupor aside) this subject might garner some
    chess fans attention
    there are some excellent videos on youtube featuring his transportation from Jail in Japan to Iceland, Fischer sings some songs, talks about Michael Jackson, and also says that he loathes chess as its all memory. He talk also of the simplicity of Fischer random as opposed to Capablancas ideas of two kings and two extra pieces. The footage has never before been released, and is quite interesting for any Fischer fan.

    YouTube
  14. 12 Jun '11 16:32
    BTW watched it last night interesting certainly sad, however it was nostalgic due to its telling the tale of how the match in Iceland was so threatened by Fischers erratic behavior.his paranoia and basic distrust of authority. This match created a chess fervor
    here in the USA and the focus on this was another plus for me. A chess match on a major network, the White house promoting it. This match brought Chess to the world stage like nothing else before or since.
  15. Standard member TimmyBx
    TacticsTime.com
    12 Jun '11 18:03
    http://tacticstime.com/?p=604 I posted about it on my blog.

    I actually ordered HBO just so I could watch it. It was only about 10 dollars more per month, and I ended up getting about 100 extra channels as well. For 10 dollars - which is about what it costs to go see a movie in a theater, it seemed worth it to me.

    It is quite good, and certainly a "must see" for any chess and fischer fan.