A chess grandmaster is in a big tournament, and when his lover is found painted up and the blood drained out of her body he becomes a chief suspect. After he gets a call from the killer urging him to try and figure out the game, he cooperates with police and a psychologist to try and catch the killer, but doubts linger about the grandmaster's innocence as the string of grisly murders continues. Written by
Ed Sutton <firstname.lastname@example.org>
When genius becomes twisted...Murder becomes the ultimate game [uk video cover]
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Did You Know?
Christopher Lambert would later go on to star as Raiden in Mortal Kombat (1995), which is based on the video game Mortal Kombat (1992). In the later Mortal Kombat video games Mortal Kombat: Deception (2004) and Mortal Kombat: Armageddon (2006), featured Chess Kombat, which is a special gameplay, which is based on real life chess games. See more
During the fight scene with the water coming down, you can see a crew member with his camera covered in a clear tarp on the right side of the screen. See more
You're acting like a superstitious schoolboy, Peter. What's next, incense and Rosary beads?
References Night Moves
Fool That I Am
Composed by Floyd Hunt
(as Hunt) (Intersong USA)
Performed by Carol Kenyon
Produced by Anne Dudley See more