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Learn How to Play Chess Online: Free Chess Lessons for Beginners, Intermediate Players & Beyond

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SM2fcenx7KU The most desired Christmas gift of 2020? A chess set. It’s certainly desired, at any rate, by the rapt viewers of The Queen’s Gambit, the acclaimed Netflix miniseries that debuted in October. Created by screenwriter-producers Scott Frank and Allan Scott, its seven episodes tell the story of Beth Harmon, an orphan in 1950s Kentucky who turns out to be a chess prodigy, then goes on to become a world-class player. During the Cold War, the intellec...
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Learn How to Play Chess Free Online: Tutorials for Beginners, Intermediate Players & Beyond

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SM2fcenx7KU The most desired Christmas gift of 2020? A chess set. It’s certainly desired, at any rate, by the rapt viewers of The Queen’s Gambit, the acclaimed Netflix miniseries that debuted in October. Created by screenwriter-producers Scott Frank and Allan Scott, its seven episodes tell the story of Beth Harmon, an orphan in 1950s Kentucky who turns out to be a chess prodigy, then goes on to become a world-class player. During the Cold War, the intellec...
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New data shows how Netflix's 'The Queen's Gambit' has grown into a word-of-mouth hit since its release

Anya Taylor-Joy in Netflix's 'The Queen's Gambit' Netflix Netflix's "The Queen's Gambit" rose continuously in audience demand in its first month of release, according to data from Parrot Analytics. At its peak demand on November 20, "The Queen's Gambit" was over 20 times more in demand than the average series in the US. Chess-set sales also soared 125% in the US in the weeks after the series debuted, according to The New York Times. Netflix said on Monday that "The Queen's ...
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‘The Queen’s Gambit’ Spurs Boom in Sales of Chess Sets, Books

The centuries-old game of chess is suddenly cool — thanks to Netflix hit “The Queen’s Gambit.” In the three weeks after “The Queen’s Gambit” premiered, unit sales of chess sets jumped 87% in the U.S. and chess book sales rose an eye-popping 603%, according to research firm NPD Group. The spike comes after years of […]
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‘The Queen’s Gambit’ Broke Viewership Records for Netflix, Seemingly Encouraging the Entire World to Learn Chess

Netflix made a gambit that paid off with The Queen’s Gambit, the Anya Taylor-Joy-starring limited series that has set a new viewership record for Netflix. The Queen’s Gambit is officially the most-watched scripted limited series ever for Netflix, with 62 million member accounts worldwide having watched at least two minutes of the show over its first four weeks. This is no surprise considering the stir that The Queen’s Gambit has caused online, where it has become a major water cooler series for...
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Netflix says ‘The Queen’s Gambit’ is setting viewership records

“The Queen’s Gambit” is setting viewership records at Netflix, the streaming service said today. Like all the viewership data that Netflix has released this year, these new numbers reflect how many people “chose to watch” — in other words, how many people watched at least two minutes of a given show or movie. In the case of “The Queen’s Gambit,” the number is 62 million households for the first 28 days of release, making it Netflix’s most popular scripted limited series ever. You may have not...
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Netflix says 'The Queen's Gambit' is its biggest limited series yet — and it has a 100% critic score on Rotten Tomatoes

"The Queen's Gambit" Netflix Netflix announced on Monday that "The Queen's Gambit" was its biggest limited series yet. The series was watched by 62 million households in its first 28 days, Netflix said. It debuted on Nielsen's latest list of top streaming titles at No. 10 with 551 million minutes watched over its premiere weekend. It's a hit with critics, too, and has a 100% Rotten Tomatoes critic score. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Netflix announced on Monday th...
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Magnus Carlsen: 'Chess has not been very kind to women over the years'

The world champion has praised Netflix series The Queen’s Gambit and thinks it would be close if he played the fictional Beth HarmonOn his Instagram feed, Magnus Carlsen imagined a photoshopped match against Beth Harmon, the fictional heroine of Netflix’s smash hit chess series The Queen’s Gambit. “I think it would be close,” he wrote.In reality, Carlsen stands alone at the top of the global game, the unrivalled great of his generation. But he says there is no reason a real world Harmon could no...
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How to get good at chess

You don’t have to be a polymath like Beth Harmon in The Queen’s Gambit to improve your gameThe first thing to say about chess is that we are not all natural geniuses like Beth Harmon, the star of The Queen’s Gambit, who is taught the game by grumpy but lovable janitor Mr Shaibel at the age of nine and is very soon beating him.The daughter of a maths PhD, she sees the patterns and movement in chess immediately, can visualise effortlessly – being able to memorise moves and play without a board is ...
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CS Recommends: The Queen’s Gambit, Plus Toys & More!

CS Recommends: The Queen’s Gambit, Plus Toys & More! Stuck inside? Don’t know what to watch/read/play/listen to? ComingSoon.net has got you covered. In this week’s CS Recommends our staff kicks off gives you solid tips on the best media to consume during your downtime, including The Queen’s Gambit and more! Check out our picks below! PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh = PB.gptAutoRefresh || {'gptAds':[...
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Original Content podcast: ‘The Queen’s Gambit’ is the historical chess drama we need right now

On paper, “The Queen’s Gambit” might not sound like a compelling drama: Based on a novel by Walter Tevis, the Netflix series tells the story of Beth Harmon as she rises through the world of competitive chess, eventually taking on the world champion from the Soviet Union. But on the latest episode of the Original Content podcast, your hosts are unanimous in their love for the series. We talk a bit about some of the flaws (a setup-heavy first episode, the unsatisfying treatment of Beth’s friend...
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The top 9 shows on Netflix this week, from 'The Queen's Gambit' to 'The Great British Baking Show'

Anya Taylor-Joy stars in "The Queen's Gambit" on Netflix. Phil Bray/Netflix Netflix's "The Queen's Gambit" is its most popular TV series for the second straight week.  Netflix introduced daily top lists of the most popular titles on the streaming service in February. Streaming search engine Reelgood keeps track of the lists and provides Business Insider with a rundown of the week's most popular TV shows on Netflix. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Netflix's "The Quee...
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Netflix's 'The Queen's Gambit' is the best sports show on TV right now

Anya Taylor-Joy plays chess prodigy Beth Harmon. Netflix Netflix's "The Queen's Gambit," a limited series about a female chess prodigy in the 1950s and 1960s, has taken the streaming and chess worlds by storm As Beth Harmon, Anya Taylor-Joy's performance is threatening to set off a serious chess boom, the likes of which we haven't seen since Bobby Fischer defeated Boris Spassky in 1972 to win the World Championship. Chess became recognized as a sport, more than just a game, in the 1970s, a...
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The top 9 shows on Netflix this week, from 'The Queen's Gambit' to 'Barbarians'

"The Queen's Gambit" Netflix The original hits keep on coming for Netflix, as "The Queen's Gambit" surges to the top of the streamer's popularity rankings. Netflix introduced daily top lists of the most popular titles on the streaming service in February. Streaming search engine Reelgood keeps track of the lists and provides Business Insider with a rundown of the week's most popular TV shows on Netflix. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. "The Queen's Gambit," starring ...
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The Queen’s Gambit Trailer Features Anya Taylor-Joy as a Chess Genius

BEGIN SLIDESHOW The Queen’s Gambit Trailer Features Anya Taylor-Joy as a Chess Genius Netflix has released the full trailer for Scott Frank’s upcoming limited series adaptation of Walter Tevis’ 1983 novel The Queen’s Gambit, featuring Anya Taylor-Joy (The Witch) as her character deals with the consequences and pressures of being a female genius in a men-dominated chess world. This marks Taylor-Joy’s first major TV project as a lead after mostly starring in films and portraying supporting...
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‘The Queen’s Gambit’ Trailer: Anya Taylor-Joy is a Hard-Living Chess Prodigy

Look out, boys, because this ain’t your daddy’s chess game! This is about the ladies! In the new Netflix series The Queen’s Gambit, the prolific Anya Taylor-Joy plays a talented chess player who drinks, does drugs, and smashes the boundaries of the male-dominated world of competitive chess. It’s hard to make chess seem sexy, but this series, which hails from Scott Frank, is going to try, damn it! The Queen’s Gambit Trailer Hey, did you know Netflix had a new Scott Frank series starring ...
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Netflix Unveils First-Look Photos, Teaser & Premiere Date for Queen’s Gambit

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Netflix unveils first-look photos, teaser & premiere date for Queen’s Gambit Netflix has unveiled the first teaser, premiere date and photos for the upcoming miniseries adaptation of Walter Tevis’ The Queen’s Gambit led by Anya Taylor-Joy (The New Mutants), which is set to debut this October! Check out the teaser and first-look photos below! RELATED: The Haunting of Bly Manor Poster & Photos Preview Netflix Horror Drama PB = PB || {}; ...
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Netflix Orders The Queen’s Gambit Limited Series from Scott Frank

Netflix orders The Queen’s Gambit limited series from Scott Frank Netflix has ordered a six-episode limited series is based on the Walter Tevis novel The Queen’s Gambit. The series chronicles the life of an orphan chess prodigy Beth Harmon during the Cold War era, following her from the age of eight to 22, as she struggles with addiction in a quest to become the greatest chess player in the world. PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; ...
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Heath Ledger's Thoughts On 'Macho Bulls**t Culture' Should Inspire Us All

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