It's 1982 and a convention of tech nerds are holed up in a rundown hotel for a weekend trying to win a computer chess tournament with their rudimentary and cumbersome state-of-the-art computer programs. They compete to demonstrate their supremacy at artificial intelligence (with frequent crashes), without giving away the secrets of their software. Between rounds of the contest the socially inept computer geniuses make passes at the one girl in their midst. A rebel programmer tries to crash the party, wandering the hotel corridors at night in search of a spare bed. Meanwhile, a couples' encounter group is also meeting at the hotel, engaged in getting in touch with their feelings, and a scheduling conflict arises. Droll and hilarious,Computer Chess is a bizarre and fascinating oddball comedy. Writer/director Andrew Bujalski (Funny Ha Ha) shot the film entirely on period video equipment, in black-and-white square format, greatly heightening the nostalgic period flavor.


August 4th, Sunday 
Movie: Oscar Nominated Short Films ANIMATION
Meetup Time: 4:30pm
Showtime: 4:45pm
Running Time: 88 Minutes
Landmark's Ken Cinema  
4061 Adams Avenue  
San Diego, CA 92116  
Tickets: $7.50 (First Show Discount)
Host: Eric aka Eric31  
(619)[masked] (Moble)  

Web Links:
COMPUTER CHESS - Official Site
COMPUTER CHESS - Landmark Theatres Info.
Landmark Theatres - San Diego Info.

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  • Bob D.

    Surprisingly gripping, sort of funny, strange but worthwhile

    August 7, 2013

  • Deborah

    Strange movie

    August 6, 2013

  • Barbara L.

    The movie was quite interesting. The company was nice as usual. Some of us stayed for the Bee movie and that was excellent and very informative and interesting.

    August 5, 2013

  • Roni

    sorry car issues. We really miss you at coffee meetup Eric

    August 4, 2013

  • Christina W

    Unfortunately, I'm unable to make the movie today. Have a great time!

    August 4, 2013

  • Barbara L.

    I am not sure if I can come. So do not wait for me if I am not there.

    August 3, 2013

  • Phil C

    I am going to see more than Honey right before and meet the group to see Computer Chess at 4:30. Anyone care to join me for "More Than Honey" is welcome to do so.

    August 1, 2013

  • Eric31

    I am jealous Cindy. I want to see the Tomato comedy and In the Heights musical.

    August 1, 2013

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