The Queen’s Gambit arrived on Netflix on October 23rd but where was the chess-themed series filmed? What filming locations feature in The Queen’s Gambit?
Chess is one of the oldest and most popular board games ever created.
Its history dates back as far as the 6th century and has been the feature of many films, TV series and books ever since.
The Queen’s Gambit is one such series as it focuses on the efforts of a child prodigy with aims of becoming the world’s greatest player.
But just where was The Queen’s Gambit filmed?
The Queen’s Gambit on Netflix
The Queen’s Gambit arrived on Netflix on October 23rd, 2020.
The seven-episode limited series tells the story of Beth Harmon (Anya Taylor-Joy) who is an orphaned chess prodigy.
We follow Beth from her childhood until she becomes a young adult and one of the best chess players in the world.
However, while Beth competes in several high-stakes matches to become a Grandmaster, her biggest opponent is herself as she struggles with addiction.
The Queen’s Gambit filming locations
- The Queen’s Gambit was filmed primarily in Cambridge, Ontario in Canada as well as Germany’s capital, Berlin.
Filming on The Queen’s Gambit took place over three months between August 15th and November 14th 2019 according to IMDb.
As well as Cambridge, Ontario, which is located around 60 miles (96 km) west of Toronto, filming also took place at 15 Brant Road in South Kingstown, Rhode Island according to The Cinemholic.
On top of that, production also took place in Germany’s capital, Berlin which doubles for Moscow in the series.
The Queen’s Gambit is available to stream now on Netflix after releasing on October 23rd, 2020.