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The Queens Gambit

Fiction

The Queens Gambit

Author
Walter Tevis
Language
English
ISBN
9781400030606
Pages
256
Weight
0.250   Kg
Format
Paperback თხელყდიანი
Description

Eight year-old orphan Beth Harmon is quiet, sullen, and by all appearances unremarkable. That is, until she plays her first game of chess. Her senses grow sharper, her thinking clearer, and for the first time in her life she feels herself fully in control. By the age of sixteen, she’s competing for the U.S. Open championship. But as Beth hones her skills on the professional circuit, the stakes get higher, her isolation grows more frightening, and the thought of escape becomes all the more tempting.