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Inspired by 'The Queen's Gambit' to take your chess game up a notch? How to get started in Vermont


Inspired by 'The Queen's Gambit' to take your chess game up a notch? How to get started in Vermont Burlington Vermont


Burlington Free Press - 12:11 pm Tue Nov 24th, 2020

Having visions of becoming the next great chess grandmaster after watching the Netflix mini-series "The Queen's Gambit"? If so, you're not alone.

Sales of chess boards were already high during the pandemic while families and friend groups looked for indoor activities to challenge one another, but after the October release of the show featuring the fictionalized character Beth Harmon set in the 1960s, chess-related merchandise sales doubled, and, in one case, were up 1,000%, according to popular game manufacturers.

Read the whole story in the Burlington Free Press: http://www.burlingtonfreepress.com/story/news/2020...

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