Nico is a special and difficult teenager; he is an exceptionally gifted child with an obsession for chess. He’s got problems with social adaptation and shows a defiant attitude, especially towards Carlos, his father. This father-son confrontation affects the whole family severely. Carlos and Nico’s mother decide to hire the services of Julio, a renowned psychologist experienced in working with special children. Julio himself happens to be a chess master. Through therapy and their common love for chess, Julio will plunge into Nico’s disquieting inner world and try to shed some light onto Nico’s tense and complex relationship with his father. Discovering the truth that lies beyond Nico’s hostility will become the key to avoid the essence of evil taking over their lives.