3 Works in Booth (The Queen's Gambit)

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    When her mother deliberately crashes their car, it ends Beth’s life as she knows it and strands her at Methuen Home. She has yet to learn of the chain of events this will set in motion. The one that will start with her introduction to the world of chess, give her a new mother, and take her far beyond the borders of Lexington.

    As she works her way towards the very centre of that world, she meets numerous other people along the way. But among weak opponents, friendships, rivalries, and hardships there is one person who sticks out from among them all. Vasily Borgov, the intimidating World Champion from the Soviet Union with a face that is much harder to read than the sixty-four squares he rules over, catches her eyes from the start and she finds it impossible to look away.

    Or, we follow Beth through canon and into the years beyond as she struggles with finding her place in the world, creating bonds with others, and substance abuse, but also finds the good things in life, such as success, friendship, and love.

    Series
    Language:
    English
    Words:
    236,158
    Chapters:
    22/27
    Comments:
    204
    Kudos:
    296
    Bookmarks:
    30
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    Staying in Moscow after the Invitational, Beth is delighted to find Vasily Borgov is to show her the city. She has plans. So has Borgov. Both gets more than they had envisioned.

    Language:
    English
    Words:
    23,876
    Chapters:
    14/14
    Comments:
    90
    Kudos:
    230
    Bookmarks:
    26
    Hits:
    6053
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    In which the author injects personalities into poor unknowing background characters.
    Beth replaces both of her shitty father figures.
    And Booth is deeply unsettled by this nineteen-year old’s eyes.

    Series
    Language:
    English
    Words:
    6,393
    Chapters:
    1/1
    Collections:
    1
    Comments:
    10
    Kudos:
    32
    Bookmarks:
    3
    Hits:
    329

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