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Goren finds himself matching wits with a paranoid chess master suspected of murdering a young woman in town to visit her fiancée.

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Dick Wolf (created by), Rene Balcer (developed by) (as René Balcer) | 3 more credits »
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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Vincent D'Onofrio ... Robert Goren
Kathryn Erbe ... Alexandra Eames
Jamey Sheridan ... James Deakins
Courtney B. Vance ... Ron Carver
Robert Carradine ... David Blake / Roger Withers
Michael Greyeyes ... Sonny Brightbill
Leslie Ayvazian Leslie Ayvazian ... Ruth Stockton
Peter Benson ... Jeremy Stockton
Amanda Loncar ... Carly
Michelle Federer ... Allison Jenkins
Kathryn Grody ... Lenore Wycliff
Jeff Biehl ... Brad Wycliff
Grant Varjas ... Jared Wycliff (as Grant James Varjas)
Elaine Bromka ... Mrs. Miller
Rizwan Manji ... Santanu Singh
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Goren finds himself matching wits with a paranoid chess master suspected of murdering a young woman in town to visit her fiancée.

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TV-14 | See all certifications »
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USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

9 January 2005 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

New York City, New York, USA

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Stereo

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Color

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1.78 : 1
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Robert Carradine's character is inspired in the chess-master Bobby Fischer. Considered the best player in the world during the 60's and 70's years, he played and won the match of the century against his Russian rival, Boris Spassky, in Iceland's capital Reikiavik in 1972. Lately he turned insane and missed from the eye public, dying finally in 2008. See more »

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Detective Robert Goren: You look like somebody just punched a hole in your hole.
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Extreme paranoia
6 August 2017 | by bkoganbingSee all my reviews

Robert Carradine steals this episode from the cast regulars of Criminal Intent with his portrayal of a Bobby Fischer like chess champion who has gone over the edge. The extreme paranoia Carradine has developed has sadly resulted in the death of an innocent young women who had the bad luck to sit next to Carradine on a plane and he thought she was one of those private eyes constantly watching you and seeing his every move.

Otherwise no one would have been alerted to his presence in the country where he has been exiled for a decade. Carradine's brilliance once singularly devoted to chess is now used for criminal enterprises.

Again it takes an eclectic mind like Vincent D'Onofrio's to track Carradine down. That final confrontation scene with Detective Goren and the paranoid chessmaster is great with Goren using all kinds of chess terminology to get Carradine to surrender.


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