Chess Grandmaster Hikaru Nakamura on Twitch Streaming and ‘The Queen's Gambit’

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We're in a rare moment where chess is popular in the United States. There are two big factors driving it. One is the smash hit Netflix show “The Queen's Gambit.” The other is the rise of Twitch streaming, as gamers play online for thousands of fans. On this episode, we speak with Hikaru Nakamura, a popular chess streamer, about the economics of this new environment for chess.

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