Chess Set Sales Have Skyrocketed Thanks To 'The Queen's Gambit' On Netflix - NPR

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Chess Set Sales Have Skyrocketed Thanks To 'The Queen's Gambit' On Netflix - NPR

Who'd have guessed that a centuries-old game would become 2020's hard-to-find, must-have toy? Sales spiked after the release of the hit Netflix show, and now toy analysts are warning of a shortage.

Anya Taylor-Joy plays a swaggering chess prodigy in the new Netflix hit, The Queen's Gambit. It's success may lead to a shortage of chess sets this holiday season. Phil Bray/Netflix Who could've pr…
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