Why Chess Fans Hate the Movies

It’s pretty well known that military service members have a problem with war movies, in that every little mistake stands out for them, such as the way a uniform is worn or a weapon is handled. Scientists are used to seeing science mistakes in film that the rest of us would never catch -so much that they’ve developed a consulting system. Most experts are excited to see their specialty in a movie, then are disappointed in the actual portrayal. And then there’s chess. Filmmakers seem to always get chess wrong on one way or another, often in many ways, and that’s bothersome to those who love the game.