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Summary The seven-episode series based on Walter Tevis's novel of the same name follows young orphan Beth Harmon (Anya Taylor-Joy) as she grows up and battles addiction while seeking to become the best chess player in the world during the Cold War.

The Queen's Gambit

Season 1 Premiere: Oct 23, 2020
Metascore Generally Favorable Based on 28 Critic Reviews
79
User Score Mixed or Average Based on 994 User Ratings
4.3
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Summary The seven-episode series based on Walter Tevis's novel of the same name follows young orphan Beth Harmon (Anya Taylor-Joy) as she grows up and battles addiction while seeking to become the best chess player in the world during the Cold War.

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Critic Reviews

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Metascore
Generally Favorable Based on 28 Critic Reviews
79
86% Positive
24 Reviews
14% Mixed
4 Reviews
0% Negative
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Metascore
Generally Favorable Based on 28 Critic Reviews
79
86% Positive
24 Reviews
14% Mixed
4 Reviews
0% Negative
0 Reviews

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User Score
Mixed or Average Based on 994 User Ratings
4.3
45% Positive
448 Ratings
3% Mixed
31 Ratings
52% Negative
515 Ratings

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User Reviews

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User Score
Mixed or Average Based on 994 User Ratings
4.3
45% Positive
448 Ratings
3% Mixed
31 Ratings
52% Negative
515 Ratings

  • All Reviews
  • Positive Reviews
  • Mixed Reviews
  • Negative Reviews

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Production Company:
  • Flitcraft
  • Wonderful Films
  • Netflix
Initial Release Date: Oct 23, 2020
Number of seasons: 1 Season
Rating: TV-MA
Genres:
Golden Globes, USA
• 2 Wins & 2 Nominations
Primetime Emmy Awards
• 11 Wins & 18 Nominations
Online Film & Television Association
• 7 Wins & 15 Nominations