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The Chess Player

Hosted by the Consul of the Helsinki English Language Theatre Group
Culture & Entertainment
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Took place 2 months ago
Fri 20 Apr 19:00 - 20:30

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Ready to explore the powers of imagination and the pitfalls of obsession? The Chess Player comes straight from Edinburgh's Fringe Festival to the Protected content to helps us imagine how a stolen book of chess games becomes a lifeline for a prisoner in a Nazi jail. Held in solitary confinement, he clings to sanity by dividing his mind between two feuding chess masters. After he escapes, he dares to skirt a volcano of madness by challenging the greatest chess player in the world to a match. Richard McElvain reimagines Stefan Zweig’s classic novella The Royal Game (Schachnovelle) for the stage.

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