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The Queen’s Gambit: meet the real Beth Harmon… Bobby Fischer
At the height of the Cold War in the 1960s a young American chess prodigy called Bobby Fischer single-handedly took on a Soviet chess...
A female chess influencer says the sport is even more sexist than its portrayal...
Netflix's "The Queen's Gambit" is the most accurate portrayal of chess in Hollywood, but it doesn't go far enough to depict the...
The best thing about ‘The Queen’s Gambit’? There’s no sexual violence in it.
About fifteen minutes into the first episode of The Queen’s Gambit—the wildly popular Netflix series about the ascent of a prodigy through the...
How The Queen’s Gambit Brought Sexy Back To Chess
Since its Netflix debut in October, The Queen’s Gambit has delivered record-setting viewership numbers. Sixty-two million member accounts watched the seven-episode limited...
As Netflix’s ‘The Queen’s Gambit’ Captures Fans, Chess App Downloads Have Doubled
Of course, without having played any of the centuries-old game, Taylor-Joy had to study with the experts, including Russian grandmaster and former...
Queen’s Gambit’: How Chess Novice Anya Taylor-Joy Nailed Those Tournament Scenes
Beth Harmon, the chess prodigy played by Anya Taylor-Joy in Netflix’s breakout hit “The Queen’s Gambit,” knows how to properly execute a...
Harry Beltik
Harry Beltik was a traditional Chess player and one of the best chess players in Kentucky. His ratings were 2200+ and he...
Luchenko
He was the oldest player participating in the Chess Championship held in Moscow, Russia. He was the world champion even before Beth...
Lady’s Game: Is a Netflix Chess Series Bad or Not?
The Lady's Game is the new hit miniseries from Netflix. With a rather young and fresh cast and a well-crafted scenario, this...
Who is the Queen’s Gambit chess player Borgov inspired by on Netflix?
At least two great Soviet masters could be the prototypes of the main rival of the brilliant chess player Beth Harmon. Both...