The grandfather José was a champion of Mexico on chess. Now the boy lives with mother in the small town in Texas, studies at school, and in free time his grandmother learns to play chess. Once our guy is noticed by the school coach of Braunsvillsky team, the talent of the grandfather was obviously transferred to the lad. Together with school team he for the first time participates in a tournament on chess which opens a door on a state championship. Our hero has many problems, however for a victory he overcomes not only the psychological pressure, but also family disorders.