's original miniseries The Queen's Gambit
continues to be one of the most popular shows currently on television. Created by Scott Frank
and Allan Scott
, the seven-part series follows Beth Harmon (Anya Taylor-Joy
), a nine-year-old orphan girl who learns how to play chess from a janitor before becoming one of the world's top competitors. As Beth grapples with adolescence, newfound fame, and fortune, she also contends with a performance-enhancing tranquilizer addiction and an alcoholic mother.
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The series is garnering rave reviews across the board, particularly for the accuracy and authenticity of the chess gameplay. Beth is not only an incredibly strong female lead, but she has several memorable winning moves and matches that can be found below.