The Queen’s Gambit: Netflix Orders Drama About Orphan Chess Prodigy - 03-19


Checkmate! Today, Netflix announced they’ve ordered a new TV show called The Queen’s Gambit. The drama series follows “the life of an orphan chess prodigy, the story – set during the Cold War era – follows Beth Harmon from the age of eight to twenty-two, as she struggles with addiction in a quest to become the greatest chess player in the world.” Anya Taylor-Joy stars.