Is queen's gambit based on a true story?
The Queen's Gambit is an adaptation of a 1983 fictional novel of the same name, written by Walter Tevis.
While The Queen's Gambit comes across as an inspirational sports story, it's an adaptation of a 1983 fictional coming-of-age novel of the same name written by American novelist Walter Tevis.
Beth the main character of Queen's Gambit was created by Walter Tevis for his novel, He said Beth was meant to be a "tribute to brainy women," Tevis said "I like Beth for her bravery and intelligence. In the past, many women have had to hide their brains, but not today,"
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