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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.

The Queen's Gambit is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (7 episodes). The series first aired on October 23, 2020.

Where do I stream The Queen's Gambit online? The Queen's Gambit is available for streaming on Netflix, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch The Queen's Gambit on demand at Netflix online.

1 Season, 7 Episodes
October 23, 2020
Drama, Mini-Series
Cast: Anya Taylor-Joy, Chloe Pirrie, Bill Camp, Marcin Dorocinski
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The Queen's Gambit Full Episode Guide

  • A visit from an old friend forces Beth to reckon with her past and rethink her priorities -- just in time for the biggest match of her life.

  • After training with Benny in New York, Beth heads to Paris for her rematch with Borgov. But a wild night sends her into a self-destructive spiral.

  • Back home in Kentucky, a shaken Beth reconnects with a former opponent who offers to help sharpen her game ahead of the U.S. Championship.

  • Russian class opens the door to a new social scene. In Mexico City, Beth meets the intimidating Borgov, while her mother cozies up to a pen pal.

  • The trip to Cincinnati launches Beth and her mother into a whirlwind of travel and press coverage. Beth sets her sights on the U.S. Open in Las Vegas.

  • Suddenly plunged into a confusing new life in suburbia, teenage Beth studies her high school classmates and hatches a plan to enter a chess tournament.

  • Sent to an orphanage at age 9, Beth develops an uncanny knack for chess -- and a growing dependence on the green tranquilizers given to the children.

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