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Matt Reed
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Posted: 19 November 2020 at 2:21am | IP Logged | 1 post reply

Shocked that I'm the first to post about this fantastic Netflix limited series.  I just finished its seven-episode run and to say that I loved it would be an understatement.  I think it's brilliant.  It's movie quality in every sense of the word.

Featuring a great cast, a wonderful period set designer, a phenomenal costumer, a brilliant writer and director, this limited series is A+++.  Don't let your lack of knowledge about chess be a deterrent to watching. That's just the background to this fantastic story.  If you loved FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS, where football knowledge was neither required nor called for, you'll love this story.  And if any sport is a turn off to you, this doesn't require a modicum of that particular knowledge to enjoy.  It's a human story well told and worth the time. Any more would give it away.

HIGHLY RECOMMENDED.
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Brian Miller
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Joined: 28 July 2004
Location: United States
Posts: 27817
Posted: 19 November 2020 at 6:21am | IP Logged | 2 post reply

I was going to start a thread about it this very morning! Weíre three
episodes in and I canít believe how much weíre enjoying this. Itís one of
those series that you want to never end. Absolutely captivating. Iíll echo
Matt:

HIGHLY RECOMMENDED
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Thad Studebaker
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Posted: 19 November 2020 at 10:21am | IP Logged | 3 post reply

Watched this a couple of weeks ago and absolutely loved it. It has a great cast led by the tremendous young actress Anya Taylor-Joy. Iím ready to watch it again.
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Rick Senger
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Posted: 19 November 2020 at 2:02pm | IP Logged | 4 post reply

Yep, it's excellent.
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Mark McKay
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Posted: 19 November 2020 at 3:37pm | IP Logged | 5 post reply

Loved, loved, loved this series. One of the highlights of the last few months.
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Ted Downum
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Joined: 21 April 2004
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Posted: 20 November 2020 at 8:02am | IP Logged | 6 post reply

It's fantastic.
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David Schmidt
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Joined: 11 July 2017
Location: France
Posts: 295
Posted: 25 November 2020 at 5:57am | IP Logged | 7 post reply

It was really great!

One of the few new things I could watch during my time at home with Covid...
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Didier Yvon Paul Fayolle
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Joined: 25 January 2005
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Posted: 25 November 2020 at 8:29pm | IP Logged | 8 post reply

Highly recommended ! For someone who knows nothing about
chess, I was concerned it will be boring, or I would not
understand a thing. It proved me so wrong !

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