Play Chess With Beth Harmon from The Queen’s Gambit
If you enjoyed the Netflix show “The Queen’s Gambit”, you can now play against a virtual Beth Harmon at different ages and stages of her chess career. From young Beth first learning to play, all the way to her taking on the world’s top grandmasters, you can now face off against this powerful female chess player.
The virtual Beth bots currently have seven different ages/playing strengths for you to match your wits with. You can find them above the celebrity bots on the play computer page.
Here is a quick look at each of the new Beth computer personalities:
Beth (age 8) – 850 playing strength: Beth has just started playing chess. She still falls for traps and doesn’t see certain types of tactics, but she is improving quickly! Can you beat her before she becomes too strong?
Beth (age 9) – 1200 playing strength: Beth has improved under the tutelage of Mr. Shaibel. She has started studying her openings and has a basic understanding of tactics and checkmates. Can you compete?
Beth (age 10) – 1600 playing strength: Beth is a strong club player now, capable of taking on a room full of high school players in a simultaneous exhibition. Can you survive against this chess prodigy?
Beth (age 15) – 1800 playing strength: Beth has been studying chess despite being unable to play for years. Eager to prove herself, she enters the state championship. How will you fare as her opponent?
Beth (age 17) – 2400 playing strength: Beth is playing at the strength of an International Master. She has proven herself at the national level and is ready for the international stage. Are you ready?
Beth (age 20) – 2500 playing strength: Beth is ready to take on the world’s best players and is getting invites to top events for the opportunity to prove herself as a grandmaster. Will you accept the invite?
Beth (age 22) – 2700 playing strength: Beth has been dreaming of playing for the world championship for two years and aspires to be the youngest World Chess Champion ever. Do you dare stand in her way?
Head over to Chess.com/Play/Computer now to play against Beth! Have you already played all of the Beth bots and want more? Then try out the celebrity bots for IM Danny Rensch, GM Hikaru Nakamura, WFM Alexandra Botez, and more!