Netflix smash The Queen’s Gambit performed the unlikely trick of making chess cool – but how did it play out behind the scenes? Photo: Bang Showbiz Netflix smash The Queen’s Gambit performed the unlikely trick of making chess cool – but how did it play out behind the scenes? Photo: Bang Showbiz
Netflix smash The Queen’s Gambit performed the unlikely trick of making chess cool – but how did it play out behind the scenes? Photo: Bang Showbiz
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Netflix’s The Queen’s Gambit could have been a Heath Ledger-directed movie – 10 behind the scenes facts about the series that saw Anya Taylor-Joy make chess cool

Games of Thrones’ Thomas Brodie-Sangster came out of hiatus to star in the smash series, which pairs meticulously recreated chess moves – devised by long-time world No 1 Garry Kasparov – alongside Anya Taylor-Joy’s sumptuous 60s styles, inspired by chequered chessboards and actress Natalie Wood’s hair

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Netflix smash The Queen’s Gambit performed the unlikely trick of making chess cool – but how did it play out behind the scenes? Photo: Bang Showbiz Netflix smash The Queen’s Gambit performed the unlikely trick of making chess cool – but how did it play out behind the scenes? Photo: Bang Showbiz
Netflix smash The Queen’s Gambit performed the unlikely trick of making chess cool – but how did it play out behind the scenes? Photo: Bang Showbiz
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