Our fascination with “The Queen’s Gambit”

By Kent R. Kroeger (December 8, 2020)

Judit Polgár, a chess super grandmaster and considered by many the all-time greatest female chess player (Photo by Tímea Jaksa)

One the greatest joys I’ve had as a parent is teaching my children how to play chess.

And the most bittersweet moment in that effort is the day (and match) when they beat you and you didn’t let them.

I had that moment during the Thanksgiving weekend with my teenage son when, in a contest where early on I…