The Queen’s Gambit quotes below show why the mini-series was so popular. The Queen’s Gambit was originally a novel written in 1983 by Walter Tevis.
It covers the story of an orphaned girl in the 1950s who is taught how to play chess in the orphanage. She has an incredible talent for the game and goes on to play competitively.
However, the orphanage gave the children tranquilizers which cause the main character, Beth Harmon, to struggle with addiction throughout her life.Read more on everydaypower.com