A number of sources have commented on the impact of the Queen's Gambit series on the chess world, usually referring to online chess:
- The Queen’s Gambit, the Chess Boom, and the Future of Chess
- How has The Queen’s Gambit impacted the popularity of online chess?
- The impact of ‘The Queen’s Gambit’ on the game of chess
- ‘The Queen’s Gambit’ is sparking a surge of interest in chess
- 'It's electrifying': chess world hails Queen's Gambit-fuelled boom
- Online chess classes see record interest amid pandemic, and after release of Netflix's 'The Queen's Gambit'
With this effect so well-documented, is there any evidence that the Queen's Gambit series affected the popularity of the Queen's Gambit opening?
[Title "The Queen's Gambit"] [FEN ""] [startply "3"] 1. d4 d5 2. c4