Can Anya Taylor-Joy play chess?
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Anya Taylor-Joy: 17 facts about The Queen's Gambit actress you need to know
9. Can Anya Taylor-Joy play chess?
Anya Taylor-Joy is no chess expert but she made sure that she improved her skills for The Queen’s Gambit. She studied chess theory to give herself a better understanding of the game. As for the games in the series, she learned the exact move sequences by heart five minutes before filming each of them. [Netflix]