Grandmaster and World Chess Champion Magnus Carlsen is an icon with chess fans. From an early age he has been considered a top player, even playing the God-like Kasparov at the age of thirteen and drawing.
Based on Walter Tevis’s novel, the Netflix limited series drama The Queen’s Gambit is a coming-of-age story that explores the real cost of being a genius. The series follows Beth Harmon (Anya Taylor-Joy) as she develops into an impressively talented and glamorous outcast while striving to break the boundaries set by the men-dominated chess world.
In this nearly ten minute long video, Carlsen breaks down Netflix’s drama series The Queen’s Gambit and its most iconic scenes.