I just finished watching the Netflix miniseries, The Queen’s Gambit.

It’s a great show and if you haven’t watched it already you may want to stop reading now. This post is full of spoilers.

There’s been a lot of analysis on the final game with chess experts racking up millions of views on YouTube. But one point that I haven’t seen mentioned is the symbolism of that final game and how it ties into the final episode and the series as a whole.

The final game of the miniseries pits chess prodigy Beth Harmon up against Vasily Borgov. She’s an…

Eliezer Steinbock

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