Watch: Magnus Carlsen, World Chess Champion, Breaks Down ‘The Queen’s Gambit’

    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.

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