Life Is Not A Chessboard

Upon recently finishing the entire series of “A Queen’s Gambit” in one night, many people might be wondering what the fuss is all about. In it, an orphan, whose parents were killed in a car accident before her birth, channels her grief and energy into a predominantly-masculine world of chess. For those who are interested, have played it or who are avid fans of the game, would know that the gameboard is primarily composed of 64 square pieces.

Each opponent takes on either the black or white side, and individual pieces have their unique moves. Think of each piece on the board as a person…

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A writer making her mark one word at a time.

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