Pawn Star: The Queen’s Gambit Chess Board That’s Sold Out Until Next Year
BARCELONA, Spain – A chessboard maker has seen demand for their high-quality products go up after its usage in the Netflix series, ‘The Queen’s Gambit’. The series focuses on chess prodigy Beth Harmon who battles to make a place for herself in the male-dominated chess world. As the series reaches its finale, she heads to the Russian capital Moscow to take on the Soviet Union’s star player and where a Rechapados Ferrer chess board is given center stage. The focus on quality helped their products reach tournaments which led them into becoming widely known in the chess world. The main characteristic of these chess boards is the quality of the material used during production, which takes between six and eight weeks per board.thewestsidegazette.com
Medvedev wins with underarm serve at ATP Finals
(AP Photo/Frank Augstein)LONDON – Daniil Medvedev pulled off an underarm serve as he outlasted Alexander Zverev and joined Novak Djokovic as a winner at the ATP Finals on day two Monday. Medvedev led 4-3, 30-30 in the second set when he surprised Zverev with a quick underarm serve. Schwartzman qualified for his first ATP Finals by reaching the French Open semifinals and two finals, including at the Italian Open, where he lost to Djokovic. I did too many mistakes.”Schwartzman is the first South American to play singles at the ATP Finals since 2013 and another Argentine, Juan Martin del Potro. The ATP Finals move to Turin, Italy, next year, after 12 years in London.