I know nothing about chess, but I know I relate to these 34 Queen’s Gambit memes

Can we talk about the tension between Benny and Beth?


Netflix quietly dropped The Queen’s Gambit last week and it’s easily one of the best shows of the year. Anya Taylor-Joy, 60s wardrobes and the return of Thomas Brodie-Sangster. Who would have thought a show about chess and tranquillisers would be so damn addictive?

Everyone on Twitter is flipping out over the show tweeting their reactions about The Queen’s Gambit, mainly their love of Benny, Beth, Harry and Jolene. In fact can she just get her own spin-off show?

There’s also a lot of appreciation for the fact that no one has any clue how to play chess and yet we all know it’s pretty fit watching Benny and Beth playing a game together.

These are the 34 best The Queen’s Gambit reactions and I am so here for them all:

1. What a queen

2. I love them so much

3. We are not worthy

4. Here he is again

5. Only just getting my breath back now

6. Wow, he grew up

7. LIVING for it

8. Emily in Paris who?

9. Nothing but love for my queen

10. Speechless

11. Gonna start a Jolene appreciation society

12. I need another season

13. Dead

14. How do I get this wardrobe?

15. No idea what is going on but I am here for it

16. Mood

17. Obsessed? Who, me? Never

18. Chess cowboy is my new type

19. It’s the TITLE!!

20. Just saying

21. Sending my thanks to whoever made this show

22. Never been so invested in chess

23. Who’s in?

24. We all know we can’t compete with Beth

25. I am now just chess and 60s clothes

26. Just casually out here dropping a life changing show

27. She is magnificent

28. Now *this* is how you wear a beret

29. Frustrated

30. What a pairing

31. Some Nanny McPhee throwback content

32. Quality television

33. Just want the best for her

34. Put simply

The first season of The Queen’s Gambit is available on Netflix now. For all the latest Netflix news, drops and memes like The Holy Church of Netflix on Facebook. 

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