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Character Beth Harmons rise to prominence in The Queens Gambit inspired an increase in chess set and book sales in the U.S.

Netflix and Chess

Paul Kurgan March 12, 2021

Netflix’s “The Queen's Gambit” debut in October has since sparked a surge of interest in chess, causing an 87% increase in purchased chess sets and raising chess book sales by 603% in the US. The...

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