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Anya Taylor as Beth Harmon in The Queen’s Gambit. (Charlie Gray/Netflix)

The best thing about ’The Queen’s Gambit’? There’s no sexual violence in it.

Elisabeth de Mariaffi: Period drama, check. Vulnerable young woman, check. Yet the absence of rape liberates this show.
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Garry Kasparov on Russia, chess, and the great gambit of AI

As a chess legend, Garry Kasparov always looks several moves ahead—and his new book envisions what the future will hold
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What it feels like to lose to a chess grandmaster in under one minute

Have you ever wanted to take on a chess champion? The match might be over faster than you hoped. This is what it’s like to lose—badly—to Canadian grandmaster Eric Hansen.
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Judit Polgár on chess parents, beating Kasparov and female competitors

A conversation with the best-ranked woman chess player
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I see it now. The NDP would destroy everything.

Paul Wells on the latest Conservative strategizing
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Scenes from Chess Day at a Brooklyn school

Since 1986, Chess-in-the-Schools has taught more than 400,000 underprivileged students how to play
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This week: Newsmakers

The fatheads who resent the war on fat, plus Quebec announces a new anti-corruption unit
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I’ll take "Cheap Publicity Stunts" for $1,000, Alex

IBM’s assault on Jeopardy! isn’t a triumph for artificial intelligence. It’s an embarrassment.