The Immortal Game - The Movie.
The Immortal Game - The Movie presents the dramatic development from attack to defense, from loss to profit, from triumph to agony. We experience chess from an unique, an unusual visual angle in the midst of the event. Director Michael Mertineit used an exquisite set of military pieces from the 19th century to animate the game, which ends in the figure of Napoleon experiencing his Waterloo. The chess sequence is an animation without words. It depicts the course of the game. A triumph for chess lovers everywhere!
Tina Bidari, Las Vegas - USA Karl Ernst Adolf Anderssen (1818 - 1879) was a famous classical chess master from Germany and is world famous for his brilliant play even today. In 1851 he received an invitation to be the standard-bearer for German chess at the world's first international chess tournament in London. At that tournament, Anderssen defeated Jzsef n , Staunton, Marmaduke Wyvill and Lionel Kieseritzky, winning the tournament to everyone's surprise. Anderssen is celebrated particularly for two of his casual chess games in which he was victorious through combinations involving heavy sacrifice of the pieces.