The Queen s Gambit

But she can never quite overcome her urge to self-destruct. For Beth, there's more at stake than merely winning and losing. 'Few novelists have written about genius - and addiction - as acutely as Walter Tevis' The Telegraph

The Queen s Gambit

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The Queen's Gambit
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Walter Tevis
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-04-14 - Publisher: Hachette UK

NOW A MAJOR NETFLIX SERIES starring Anya Taylor-Joy from Academy-Award nominee Scott Frank and BAFTA nominee Allan Scott 'Superb' Time Out 'Mesmerizing' Newsweek 'Gripping' Financial Times 'Sheer entertainment. It is a book I reread every few years - for the pure pleasure and skill of it' Michael Ondaatje 'Don't pick
The Queen's Gambit
Language: en
Pages: 464
Authors: Deborah Chester
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2002-11-26 - Publisher: Penguin

The national bestselling author of The Sword, The Ring and The Chalice returns the royal court intrigue, the castle secrets, and the crown scandals of her acclaimed trilogy. The throne was her destiny, until Princess Pheresa lost her groom, Mandria’s heir, to the dark magic that consumed him. Now Pheresa’s
Opening Repertoire: The Queen's Gambit
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Damian Lemos
Categories: Games & Activities
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-10-20 - Publisher: Everyman Chess

Grandmaster Damian Lemos presents a repertoire for White in the Queen’s Gambit, one of the most famous chess openings. The Queen’s Gambit enjoys a long and illustrious past. It has been played by virtually all the strongest grandmasters in the history of chess, and today it remains a popular choice
The Queen's Gambit by Walter Tevis
Language: en
Pages: 258
Authors: Walter Tevis
Categories: Games
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-05-12 - Publisher: Ishi Press

There had never been a top ranked woman chess player. But suppose if an American girl were born with abilities in chess that matched the greatest players. What would happen to her in a highly competitive field dominated by men? The author Walter Tevis years ago interested Americans in straight
The Queen's Gambit (Television Tie-In)
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Walter Tevis
Categories: Games
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-12-29 - Publisher: Vintage

Engaging and fast-paced, this gripping coming-of-age novel of chess, feminism, and addiction speeds to a conclusion as elegant and satisfying as a mate in four. Now an acclaimed Netflix series. Eight year-old orphan Beth Harmon is quiet, sullen, and by all appearances unremarkable. That is, until she plays her first