Credit the pandemic and the Queen’s Gambit for phenomenal growth in online chess
A record-setting 62 million households chose to watch The Queen’s Gambit in its first 28 days, making it Netflix's biggest scripted limited series to date.
Meet Elsa Majimbo, a 15-time chess champion from Kenya who sees a lot of similarities between her and Beth from The Queen’s Gambit: “She never took no for an answer ... I never ever, ever take no for an answer”
NEW: The White House publicly denies it. But Trump's own COVID advisers now privately admit that he's pursuing a 'herd immunity' strategy. And that gambit could result in the deaths of thousands and thousands and thousands of people.
Clear now the McSally thing was just a desperate fundraising gambit, because she's getting badly outraised by Mark Kelly and polling behind him.
"He fired his well-respected lawyers and hired a truculent former prosecutor who embraced right-wing conspiracy theories suggesting Flynn was a target of a biased FBI cabal. The efforts were risky and possibly self-defeating. The gambit ultimately failed."