• ‘The Queen's Gambit' Broke Viewership Records for Netflix, Seemingly Encouraging the Entire World to Learn Chess

    1 month ago - By Slash Film

    Netflix made a gambit that paid off with The Queen's Gambit , the Anya Taylor-Joy -starring limited series that has set a new viewership record for Netflix. The Queen's Gambit is officially the most-watched scripted limited series ever for Netflix, with 62 million member accounts worldwide having watched at least two minutes of the show over its first four weeks. This is no surprise considering the stir that The Queen's Gambit has caused online, where it has become a major water cooler series for the streamer.
    Netflix announced that a “record-setting 62 million households chose to watch...
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  • As Netflix's ‘The Queen's Gambit' Captures Fans, Chess App Downloads Have Doubled

    As Netflix's ‘The Queen's Gambit' Captures Fans, Chess App Downloads Have Doubled

    1 month ago - By The Wrap

    “The Queen's Gambit” hasn't just been a big hit for Netflix. The new show - which Netflix announced on Monday had set a company record with 62 million views in its first month - has also been a boon to the online chess community.
    The numbers don't lie. Since the show started streaming on October 23, chess apps have seen record downloads, Reddit's main chess subreddit has been thriving and people are streaming more chess content than ever before on sites like Twitch. And “Queen's Gambit,” which focuses on Beth Harmon, a fictional chess prodigy from the '50s and '60s, looks to be the driving...
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  • Anya Taylor-Joy's The Queen's Gambit Is

    1 month ago - By Movie Web

    Anya Taylor-Joy's The Queen's Gambit Is Netflix's Most-Watched Limited Series Ever Netflix's The Queen's Gambit, starring Anya Taylor-Joy, has become a massive hit for the streaming service.
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  • Netflix says ‘The Queen's Gambit' is setting viewership records

    1 month ago - By Up Worthy

    “The Queen's Gambit” is setting viewership records at Netflix, the streaming service said today. Like all the viewership data that...
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