Watch The Queen's Gambit
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The drama series The Queen's Gambit tells the fictional story of a young chess master. The series breaks traditional norms in that the young player is a girl. In a 1950s orphanage, a young girl reveals an astonishing talent for chess and begins an unlikely journey to stardom while grappling with addiction. Netflix released The Queen's Gambit on October 23, 2020. After four weeks it had become Netflix's most-watched scripted miniseries. It was acclaimed by critics, who lauded Taylor-Joy's performance as well as the cinematography and production values. It has also received a positive response from the chess community, and data suggests that it has increased public interest in the game.