Champion of the World (2021) (en)
- Original title: Чемпион мира
- Evaluation: 5.3 (Votes: 4)
- Genres: Drama
- Release date 2021-12-30 (2021)
- Keywords: chess, chess champion
Some sporting victories are about more than just claiming a title. Some of them go down in history. The film follows the most dramatic and legendary showdown in the history of chess – the match between Anatoly Karpov, then world champion, and Viktor Korchnoi, a recent emigrant from the USSR. In this battle between two outstanding chess players, a duel of personalities under immense psychological pressure, the stakes are incomprehensibly high.