Sterling asks Nate to steal a nuclear reactor component which someone intends to use to produce uranium which will then be sold to terrorists. Nate thinks Sterling is holding something back but he decides to do it. They figure out that the man selling it will hand it off while his step-daughter is competing in a chess tournament in Dubai. They try to proceed as planned but Sterling shows complicating things.
Did You Know?
"The Queen's Gambit", the title of this episode, is one of the most popular opening moves in chess. See more
Hardison refers to the site of the chess tournament as the "second tallest building in the world". Establishing exterior and landscape shots, however, clearly show the Burj Khalifa in Dubai, UAE. As of its opening on 4 January 2010 and at least up to the original air date, this was the tallest building in the world, at a total height of 829.84 meters. See more
Eliot, try not to kill Sterling. We may need him.
I can't promise that!
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