15/07/2011 08:40 BST | Updated 14/09/2011 06:12 BST

Peter Bradshaw Review: Bobby Fischer Against The World

Liz Garbus's gripping documentary about the life and times of the troubled American chess genius Bobby Fischer asks a number of questions. Did Bobby's missing dad create an emotional void which was neurotically filled with chess? Is there something in the game that encourages immersive obsession and ultimate madness? Would Fischer have gone the same way if he had been a plumber or a welder?