Katie Dellamaggiore

Katie Dellamaggiore

Nelson Dellamaggiore

Brian Schulz

Director of Photography
Brian Schulz

Nelson Dellamaggiore

Executive Producers
Geoff Gibson

Robert McLellan

Executive Producers
Julie Parker Benello

Wendy Ettinger

Judith Helfand

Co-Executive Producer
Neal Flaherty

Co-Executive Producer
Le CASTLE Film Works

Original Music
B. Satz

Consulting Editor for Chicken and Egg Pictures
Mary Manhardt

Outreach Director
Kali Holloway

BOND Strategy and Influence

Art Director
Katherine Kennedy

Animation Producer
Alex Krawitz

Main Title By
Dreamers Ink Aesthetics

Design and Animation
Mitchell Paone

Daniel Blanco

Scott Kawczynski

Assistant Editors
Brian Geubtner

Frank Kulow

Trailer Editor
Jacob Steingroot

Steadicam Operator
Casey Warren

Additional Camera
Danielle Krieger

Sean Dunckley

Color Correction
Company 3

Sound Editor & Mixer
Joseph Just

Copy Editor
Kali Holloway

Web Designers
Patrick Gilmour

James Richardson

Nabil Abou-Harb

Ariel Kalishman

Sarah Camiscoli

William Chilcoat

Kathryn Houghton

Sean McManus

Scott Rosenkrantz

Ananya Sundararajan

Production Accountant
Matthew F. Carbone, CPA

Adam J. Segal

Nancy Willen

Music Clearance
Mark Jean

Legal Services provided by
The Law Offices of Charles Tolbert

Transcription Services provided by
Transcription Studio

Production Insurance provided by
Dennis Reiff & Associates

Fiscal Sponsorship
International Documentary Association

Post Production Services provided by

"My Brain"
Performed by Mose Allison

Written by Mose Allison

From the album The Way Of The World

Published by Audre Mae Music/BMI

Courtesy of Anti-

"Protect the King", "Drift On"
Written and Performed by John Forte

Courtesy of Le CASTLE Music Works

Additional Music
Ion Furjanic

Additional Composition
Mark Tewarson

Tarrah Reynolds

Johnathan Powell

Archival footage courtesy of

NBC Universal Archives

NY1 News

The New York Times

New York Post

New York Daily News

The Chess Drum

The United States Chess Federation

Film Subjects
Rochelle Ballantyne

James Black

Oghenakpobo Efekoro

Patrick Johnston

Alexis Paredes Toledo

Justus Williams

Elizabeth Spiegel

John Galvin

Fortunato Rubino

Michelle Brathwaite

Christiana Inuwere

Ovoie Inuwere

Lisa Johnston

Tommy Johnston

Viviana Paredes Toledo

Juan Paredes

Latisha Williams

Lionel Williams

Pamela Ballard

Special Thanks
Intermediate School 318

New York City Department of Education

The United States Chess Federation


Continental Chess Association

The Marshall Chess Club

Chess Club and Scholastic Center of St. Louis

Kasparov Chess Foundation

The University of Texas at Dallas

Sports and Arts in Schools Foundation

Afterschool Alliance

Ed and Diana Schulz

Nelson O. and Edna Dellamaggiore

Alex Stripunksy

Miron Sher

Greg Shahade

Maurice Ashley

Andrei Zaremba

Susan Polgar

James West

Robert West

Anna Lee

Diana Barrett

Sheila Leddy

Jess Search

Eric Windley

Peter Kelly

Mike Amoia

Anothony Amoia

Bijan Shams

Simeon Hunter

Dave Neustadter

David Feldman

Yancey Strickler

Thom Powers

Brian Levin

Bob Castrone

Itay Reiss

Jude Ray

Fernanda Rossi

Brad Schirmer

Production support provided by
Elliott Neff

Raphael Neff

Production funding provided by
The Charles Evans Foundation

Leontine Pictures

Kenneth Moody

Saudin Robovic

And others. A complete list available from PBS.

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