If watching Netflix’s The Queen’s Gambit obtained you interested by chess (or reignited your love for the outstanding recreation), you’ll probably be delighted to listen to which you can now play a game towards the present’s protagonist Beth Harmon. A brand new sequence of chess bots developed by Chess.com permits you to play towards Beth at her various proficiency ranges.
The seven Beth Harmon bots are set at various chess power ranges, famous beneath in parenthesis, permitting all kinds of gamers to play a well-matched recreation. The bots embody: Beth aged eight (850), Beth aged 9 (1200), Beth aged 10 (1600), Beth aged 15 (1800), Beth aged 17 (2400), Beth aged 20 (2500), and Beth aged 22 (2700).
Netflix stated that The Queen’s Gambit—primarily based on the novel of the identical identify, written 37 years in the past—has been its “largest restricted scripted sequence ever.” The sequence has triggered Google searches for chess to double, searches for “chess units” on eBay to soar 250%, and the variety of new gamers on Chess.com to extend 5 fold to three.2 million. CNN noted that the sequence triggered the gross sales of chess units to spike 87% and gross sales of books about chess to leap by 603% three weeks after its launch. Playing chess has at all times been a beloved pastime, and appears to stay a well-liked recreation for the foreseeable future.
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