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The Queen’s Gambit Spikes Chess Sales, by the Numbers

The Netflix miniseries has sparked a new surge of interest in the centuries-old game

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2 min readNov 27, 2020
1,048% — Year-over-year increase in sales of chess sets at Goliath Games following the release of Netflix’s The Queens Gambit
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1,048%: That’s how much November sales of chess sets from games maker Goliath Games increased over last year, following the release of the Netflix miniseries The Queen’s Gambit