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Queen's Gambit
« on: November 21, 2020, 07:37:34 pm »
Not having Netflix, I haven't seen the programme, but Magnus Carlson's comments are to be welcomed, I think.

https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2020/nov/21/magnus-carlsen-chess-interview-queens-gambit-beth-harmon-netflix

Regarding this paragraph
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Carlsen has a couple of amused reservations about the TV series – like the way its players are often stunned by a checkmate move they hadn’t seen coming, which “never happens” – but its portrayal of Harmon is not one of them.

Don't tell Nigel Short that: https://www.chessgames.com/perl/chessgame?gid=1124551&kpage=1
That small accident happened the year before Nosher* was losing World Champion Finalist.

*Nosher L. Git - anagram, as coined by "Kingpin" magazine.

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