The Queen’s Gambit is a 2020 American coming-of-age period drama miniseries based on Walter Tevis’s 1983 novel of the same name. It was written and directed by Scott Frank, who created it with Allan Scott. Beginning in the mid-1950s and proceeding into the 1960s, the story follows the life of Beth Harmon (Anya Taylor-Joy), an orphaned chess prodigy on her rise to the top of the chess world while struggling with drug and alcohol dependency.
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 is claimed to have increased public interest in the game
Creators The Queen’s Gambit:
Scott Frank, Allan Scott
Stars The Queen’s Gambit:
Anya Taylor-Joy, Chloe Pirrie, Bill Camp | See full cast & crew »
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