Rex Sinquefield Invests Millions in Chess | Real Sports w/ Bryant Gumbel | HBO

Rex Sinquefield Invests Millions in Chess | Real Sports w/ Bryant Gumbel | HBO


(MOUSE CLICKS) -SOLEDAD O’BRIEN:
How often do you play chess?
-Every day. How many times a day? Well, I have about 20 games
going on the internet, and then I’ll do some studying
as well. Are you passionate,
or are you an addict? Uh, I think both. O’BRIEN:
Rex Sinquefield is not some
mild-mannered pensioner. He is, at age 74,
a revolutionary. Armed with incalculable wealth,
relentless drive, and a vision
to make his favorite game into America’s, too. -Yeah!
-(CHEERING) O’BRIEN: How much money
have you sunk into this project, -would you guess?
-Several millions. (CHUCKLES) Several millions.
Is that ten? -You’re getting warm. (CHUCKLES)
-Thirty? Should we just go up
to 50 million dollars? Yeah,
let’s stop right about there. ♪ (THEME SONG PLAYING) ♪

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