The Queens Gambit

On Netflix

It’s an interesting coincidence that after reading ‘Moonwalking with Einstein’, a book about memory, and to a lesser extent savants, I should happen upon ‘The Queens Gambit’, a show on Netflix about a chess prodigy. I almost passed up watching it, but I’m glad I didn’t. It was addictive and worthy of a two-day binge watch. The actors in the show were mostly new to me, but Anya Taylor-Joy as the prodigy was amazing.

And not being a chess player, I actually learned a little bit about the game of kings.

Take a chance on it.