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The world’s best chess player said Netflix’s ‘The Queen’s Gambit’ ‘did chess better’ than anything else Hollywood has done, but the game still has a culture of belittling women

Magnus Carlsen, the world’s top-ranked chess player, said Netflix nailed “The Queen’s Gambit,” the limited series about a female chess prodigy set in the 1950s and 1960s. In an interview this week, Carlsen told Insider the show deserves praise for extolling the raw talent of protagonist Beth Harmon, rather than […]
The world’s best chess player said Netflix’s ‘The Queen’s Gambit’ ‘did chess better’ than anything else Hollywood has done, but the game still has a culture of belittling women