Brooklyn Castle

Movie review by S. Jhoanna Robledo, Common Sense Media
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Kids discover life on and off chess board in moving docu.

PG 2012 101 minutes

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Uplifting...and accurate!

Excellent documentary! Having attended many chess tournaments, including some at IS 318, I can verify the legitimacy of this "story". It is truly uplifting for anyone who views themselves an underdog, and then achieves success at the highest level. I only wish the story continued to showcase their crowning moment...winning the High School National Championship as a Middle School team. Recommended for both the non-chess crowd as well as chess enthusiasts.

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