Chloé Zhao Becomes Second Woman to Win Top Directors Guild Award

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.

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SAG Awards Go to ‘The Trial of the Chicago 7,’ Chadwick Boseman and Viola Davis

Daniel Kaluuya and Yuh-Jung Youn took supporting actor honors. On the TV side, “The Crown” and “Schitt’s Creek” won top honors.

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Golden Globes 2021: Where to Stream the Winners

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.

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She’s a Chess Champion Who Can Barely See the Board

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.

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What Are You Paying For in a $300 Chess Set? Mostly the Knights

The horses in higher-end wooden sets must be hand-carved, a long, specialized process to make sure all four are exactly the same.

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How ‘The Queen’s Gambit’ Is Inspiring Women to Take Up Chess

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.

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Love ‘The Queen’s Gambit’? Make a DIY Chess Set.

Inspired by ‘The Queen’s Gambit,’ demand for chess sets is soaring. So why not make your own?

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Best Performances of 2020

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.

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I Want to Live in the Reality of ‘The Queen’s Gambit’

It’s no accident that this year’s most popular fairy tale is about a woman celebrated for her genius.

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In Hollywood, Women Are Seen as ‘a Risk’

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?

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‘The Queen’s Gambit’ Sends Chess Set Sales Soaring

The Netflix show about a chess prodigy has reignited interest in the game and fueled demand for sets, accessories and timers.

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How ‘The Queen’s Gambit’ Started a New Debate About Sexism in Chess

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.

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I’m a Chess Expert. Here’s What ‘The Queen’s Gambit’ Gets Right

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.

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‘The Queen’s Gambit’ Review: Coming of Age, One Move at a Time

Anya Taylor-Joy plays a brilliant and troubled young woman who medicates herself with chess in Scott Frank’s mini-series for Netflix.

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‘The Queen’s Gambit’ Tries a Risky Play: Betting Chess Can Be Good TV

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?

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