23 January: Magnus

Magnus Carlsen is only thirteen years old when he decides he wants to be the world champion of chess. Fourteen years later he is worldwide known as the ‘Mozart of chess’. Not only is he extremely talented, Magnus also is creative and intuitive. Magnus was an ‘outsider’ growing up but achieved world fame with his talent. The filmmakers take you on an interesting journey through the impressive mind of this modern genius with ten years of private material and film footage. Even when you’re not a chess champion yourself, it’s a fascinating documentary to watch.