Stories about the board game Monopoly and those who play it, ending with the Monopoly World Championship.
Explores Garry Kasparov's suggestion that IBM might have cheated for financial gain after he was roundly defeated by IBM's super-computer Deep Blue in a set of chess matches.
A journey into the world of Will Shortz, the crossword puzzle editor at The New York Times. Shortz has spent his entire lifetime studying, creating and editing puzzles, and has built a huge following along the way including Bill Clinton and Bob Dole.
I.S.318 is an inner-city school where more than 65 percent of students are from homes with incomes below the federal poverty level, that also happens to have the best, most winning junior high school chess team in the country. The film follows the challenges these kids face in their personal lives as well as on the chessboard.