Directed by: John Leguizamo
Written by: Dito Montiel
Starring: John Leguizamo, Michael Kenneth Williams, Corwin Tuggles, Jorge Lendeborg Jr., Angel Bismark Curiel, and Will Hochman,
Logline: The true story of the Miami Jackson High School chess team which was the first inner city team to win the U.S. National Chess Championship.
Miami – 1998. Poverty, broken families, and a prejudiced system push underprivileged youth to the fringes of society. But for a magnetic group of teens, there’s a reprieve. A game where it’s not about where you come from, but how you play. That equalizer is chess. Mr. “T” Martinez, a chess militant and passionate coach, leads them to a completely foreign field of battle.