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Anya Taylor-Joy as Beth Harmon in Netflix series The Queen's Gambit. Picture: Supplied

Making the right moves: how playing chess can make students less risk averse and better prepared for life

While the worldwide smash Netflix series The Queen’s Gambit is about a whole lot more than chess, viewers like myself were drawn into the amount of strategic risk-taking, foresight, planning and dedication required for the protagonist to overcome the formidable Russian world champion Vasily Borgov.

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