MAGNUS: “The Mozart Of Chess”

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MAGNUS: “The Mozart Of Chess”


MAGNUS is a rousing, feel-good film about one the world’s most extraordinary chess players— 26-year-old Magnus Carlsen. This “Mozart of Chess,” who checkmated Bill Gates in nine moves, became a chess grandmaster at the age of 13.

As a young boy, Magnus Carlsen was very different from his peers. Bullied by the other children, he usually sat by himself lost in thought. But when a strong interest in numbers led him to the game of chess at the age of five, he quickly started to climb in the ranks of the chess world.

MAGNUS will be screened at The Palace Danbury on Sunday, January 22 at 2:00 pm. Tickets cost $15 and may be ordered by phone at 203 794-9944, online at or purchased at the door starting at 1:00 pm.

The Palace Danbury is located at 165 Main Street in Danbury, Connecticut. Free parking is readily available for theatre patrons in the parking lot behind the building. For more information about this and all upcoming shows, visit

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January 12, 2017

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