The telecast felt like a very private party — people seemed to be having fun, but the jollity didn’t really come through the screen.
“The Crown” and Netflix could have a big night and bring the streaming service its first top award for a series. Here’s what else to expect, and a look at the favorites and potential upsets.
Nona Gaprindashvili, a history-making chess champion, sued Netflix after a line in the series mentioned her by name and said she had “never faced men.” She had, often.
The “Queen’s Gambit” actress was nominated for her first Emmy this year. It was her first major role out of drama school.
The “Nomadland” filmmaker is the first woman of color to take the feature-film directing prize. She’s now the prohibitive front-runner for the Oscar.
Daniel Kaluuya and Yuh-Jung Youn took supporting actor honors. On the TV side, “The Crown” and “Schitt’s Creek” won top honors.
Nearly all of the big winners from the evening are available to stream. Here’s a look at where to find them and what The Times first had to say about them.
Like the fictional Beth Harmon in “The Queen’s Gambit,” she’s trying to find a way to get to Russia to compete. Unlike Beth, she’s blind.
The horses in higher-end wooden sets must be hand-carved, a long, specialized process to make sure all four are exactly the same.
Fans of the Netflix series, including teenagers and the actress Beth Behrs, are flocking to the game because “women can be rock stars” in chess.
Inspired by ‘The Queen’s Gambit,’ demand for chess sets is soaring. So why not make your own?
One day, we’ll look back on this year and bawl. But we should also remember that there were professionals out there who dared to bring joy to our screens.
It’s no accident that this year’s most popular fairy tale is about a woman celebrated for her genius.
Marielle Heller is an acclaimed director and now, with her role in “The Queen’s Gambit,” a breakout actor. So why is she still offered 30 to 40 percent less pay than a man?
The Netflix show about a chess prodigy has reignited interest in the game and fueled demand for sets, accessories and timers.
The Netflix hit captures the struggles of women in the game, where female grandmasters are rare. But the reality, one top player says, is worse.
The Netflix show about a female chess prodigy in the 1950s and ’60s is one of the best screen adaptations of the game yet. But there are a few wrong moves.
Anya Taylor-Joy plays a brilliant and troubled young woman who medicates herself with chess in Scott Frank’s mini-series for Netflix.
The new Netflix series, starring Anya Taylor-Joy, puts a self-destructive female player at the center of a male-dominated sport. But how to glean high drama from all that staring?