In 2012 Boris Gelfand reached the peak of his career by playing against Anand for the World Championship. He narrowly lost the match in the rapid-tie-break. Gelfand’s father has meticulously recorded the career of his son in 61 photo albums. These pictures inspired the documentary “Album 61” which now is shown at the Filmfest Hamburg in Germany.
Here’s the trailer:
The article is here.
Good to see that Boris is getting some publicity, still. He appears to have missed out on the current cycle of world chess championship rounds, but hopefully he will – once again – defy the odds and make a return to challenge for the crown.