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“The Queen’s Gambit” revolution has swept America. And, interestingly enough, it’s timed up nicely with the RV boom. Campers from coast to coast have dusted off their old chess boards and loaded them in their RVs. Today we’re looking at the mind-boggling streaming stats and talking to real-life campers that are now playing chess as they travel. Because there’s no better way to unwind than camping, sipping a warm beverage, and taking to the board. What’s The Queens Gambit & Who’s Watching? “ The Queen’s Gambit” is a smash hit on Netflix. Ranking first on Nielsen’s streaming top 10 for two weeks in a row, the show has amassed over 7 billion minutes of watch time. According to Netflix, “The Queen’s Gambit” is its most all-time most popular limited series. In fact, 62 million households have watched it. Head to head with “The Mandalorian,” the stats for “The Queen’s Gambit” took the streaming prize. The show tells a tale of a young woman’s quest to become the world’s best chess player as she struggles with addiction and emotional problems. How Are RV Campers Responding to “The Queen’s Gambit”? Like the “The Queen’s Gambit,” RV travel has exploded in popularity this year. These two phenomenons are perfect bedfellows. Camping allows people to slow down and disconnect. Likewise, chess is a game of thoughtfulness and patience. When we asked our online community of RV travelers if “The Queen’s Gambit” has inspired them to learn or revisit chess, many said a resounding […]