The film tells the story of the World Chess Championship match that took place in Dubai at the end of 2021
For millions of chess fans it was a dramatic three-week tournament between Norwegian Magnus Carlsen and Russian Jan Nepomnyaschy. “The Dubai Story: Behind the Scenes of World Chess” offers a unique opportunity to see that match from a completely different perspective. Never in the entire 136-year history of championship chess matches has a wide audience had a chance to see what goes on before, during and after the event – behind the scenes. Unique footage takes viewers on an amazing journey through the atmosphere of preparation for the match where every little detail matters, revealing what challenges the organizers face and what the audience does during the three weeks that the tournament is taking place.