In Budapest during the 1970s, Lazlo Polgar decided to test his theory that geniuses are made, not born by raising his three daughters, Susan, Sofie and Judit, to be chess champions. Isolated from the world outside their apartment, the girls spent all their time studying and practicing strategies and moves. This fascinating documentary vividly traces how these Jewish-Hungarian sisters took the chess world by storm, breaking down gender barriers as they rose to, literally, the top of their game.

  • 1 hr 8 min

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