Queen's Gambit Effect: This Show Is Proving To Be A Revolution For The Game & Here Are Some Unheard Facts
Shopping site eBay reported a 273% growth in the search for chess sets, and that too within ten days of the shoot.
As per a report in Salon, chess master Levy Rozman's average views on his Twitch channel increased from 70,000 views to 500,000 views.
In the overall game download category, Chess.com has moved up 256 spots since the show's debut, settling in at no. 62 in the U.S.
In November 2020, over 78 million standard chess games took place on lichess, a free online chess server, compared to half as many in November 2019.
70,000 viewers tuned in to twitch to watch semi-final of the Chess.com Speed Chess Championship. This number is more than the viewers, which can be fit in an average Major League Baseball stadium.