TV series about chess

TV series about chess
List of the best chess series selected by our site visitors: The Queen's Gambit, Life with Louie, Endgame, Numb3rs, CSI: Cyber, Coroner, Breathe, Deception, Clarice, Tin Star.

In the top there are new series of 2021, a plot description and trailers for series that have already been released.

The Queen's Gambit (2020)
Markimdb: 8.6
Genredrama, sport
CharactersGeniuses, Strong women, Orphans
PlotChess, Adventures, Competitions, Growing up
StyleNetflix, Popular, By books, Fascinating, Women in the lead roles

In a Kentucky orphanage in the 1950s, a young girl discovers an astonishing talent for chess while struggling with addiction.

Life with Louie (1995)
Markimdb: 8.3
Genrecomedy, adventure, family, cartoon

Life with Louie is an American animated series. The show is based on the childhood of stand-up comedian Louie Anderson, growing up with his family in Wisconsin.The first two episodes aired in primetime on Fox.The series has since aired on the European version of Jetix and was popular enough to merit a few DVD releases in the region.

Endgame (2011)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genredrama, crime
PlotChess, Investigation, Mystery
StyleSpectacular, Action

Endgame is a Canadian drama television series that premiered on the Showcase Television network on Monday, March 14, 2011. The series is developed and produced by Thunderbird Films. The series follows former World Chess Champion Arkady Balagan, a genius who uses his analytical skills to solve crimes. The show starts three months after the death of Balagan's fiancée Rosemary, where Balagan has developed agoraphobia. Balagan uses those faculties he honed playing chess to help him solve cases. In the United States, the series is broadcast exclusively on Hulu.

Numb3rs (2006)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CharactersGeniuses, Mathematicians, Partners
PlotChess, FBI

Inspired by actual cases and experiences, Numb3rs depicts the confluence of police work and mathematics in solving crime as an FBI agent recruits his mathematical genius brother to help solve a wide range of challenging crimes in Los Angeles from a very different perspective.

CSI: Cyber (2015)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CharactersSpecial agents, Partners
StyleSpectacular, Action, Fascinating

The FBI's team of Cyber Crime Investigators, headed by Special Agent Avery Ryan, works to solve cases involving the dark-net. Avery, a Special Agent in Charge and esteemed Cyber-Psychologist heads up a team, including Senior Special Agent Elijah Mundo, tasked with solving murders, cyber-theft, hacking, sex offences, and blackmail.

Coroner (2019)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genredrama, crime, detective
PlotInvestigation, Death

Jenny Cooper investigates unexplained or sudden deaths in the city of Toronto. Fierce and quick-witted, Jenny is a newly-widowed single mother with secrets of her own to unearth.

Breathe (2018)
Markimdb: 8.3
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
StyleAction, Fascinating

Kabir, a brilliant but non-conventional officer of the Crime Branch, puts the pieces together of seemingly unconnected deaths of organ donors that lead up to an unlikely suspect - the affable Danny. Kabir will not stop till he cracks the case and delivers justice.

Deception (2018)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CharactersMagicians, Partners
PlotInvestigation, FBI, Mystery, Deception

Cameron Black is the world's greatest illusionist. At least, that's what people used to call him - before his greatest secret was exposed and his career destroyed. Even worse, Cameron has good reason to believe this was no accident.

Clarice (2021)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CharactersSerial killers, Strong women
PlotInvestigation, Supernatural, FBI, Mystery, Mystery
StyleBy books, Women in the lead roles, Fascinating

In 1993, six months after the events of The Silence of the Lambs, FBI Agent Clarice Starling returns to the field to pursue serial murderers and sexual predators while navigating the high stakes political world of Washington, D.C.

Tin Star (2017)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom, Canada, USA
PlotDeath, Abduction
StyleSpectacular, Fascinating

The story of Jim Worth, an expat British police officer starting a new life with his family as police chief in Little Big Bear, an idyllic town near the Rocky Mountains. When his small town is overrun by migrant workers from a massive new oil refinery – the wave of drugs, prostitution and organised crime that follows them threatens to sweep away everything in its wake.

Ransom (2017)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genreaction, drama, crime
CountryCanada, France, USA, Germany
CharactersCriminals, Partners
StyleAction, Twisted plot

Inspired by the professional experiences of crisis negotiator Laurent Combalbert who with his partner, Marwan Mery, are among the top negotiators in the world. Together, they travel around the globe to help multinational corporations and governmental agencies with complex negotiations and conflict resolution.

For All Mankind (2019)
Markimdb: 7.8
Genrefantastic, drama
CharactersLesbians, Strong women, Scientists
PlotCosmonaut training
PlaceSpace, USA

Explore an aspirational world where NASA and the space program remained a priority and a focal point of our hopes and dreams as told through the lives of NASA astronauts, engineers, and their families.

Billions (2016)
Markimdb: 8.4
CharactersLawyers, Rich, Businessmen, Journalists, Officials
PlotInvestigation, betrayal, Money, Power, Stock exchanges
PlaceUSA, Wall Street
StyleAction, Twisted plot, Fascinating, Makes me think

A complex drama about power politics in the world of New York high finance. Shrewd, savvy U.S. Attorney Chuck Rhoades and the brilliant, ambitious hedge fund king Bobby "Axe" Axelrod are on an explosive collision course, with each using all of his considerable smarts, power and influence to outmaneuver the other. The stakes are in the billions in this timely, provocative series.

Bridgerton (2020)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genremelodrama, drama
CharactersFamily, Rich
PlotLove, Relationship, Money, Intrigue, Balls
Time19th century
StyleNetflix, Easy, By books, Women in the lead roles, Fascinating

Wealth, lust, and betrayal set in the backdrop of Regency era England, seen through the eyes of the powerful Bridgerton family.

FBI (2018)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime, detective
CharactersPolice, Special agents, Partners
PlotInvestigation, FBI
StyleSpectacular, Action, Twisted plot

The elite unit of the New York office of the FBI brings to bear all their talents, intellect and technical expertise on major cases in order to keep New York and the country safe.

Hudson & Rex (2019)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genredrama, crime, detective
CharactersDogs, Partners
PlotInvestigation, Abduction
StyleSpectacular, Action, Fascinating

Detective Charlie Hudson teams up with what he calls his "highly trained law enforcement animal" German Shepherd dog named Rex who he prefers to team up with because he doesn't talk his ear off.

NEXT (2020)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrefantastic, drama, crime
CharactersGeniuses, Parents
PlotSurvival, Investigation, FBI, Artificial Intelligence, Technology
StyleSpectacular, Fascinating

A Silicon Valley pioneer discovers that one of his own creations – a powerful A.I. – might spell global catastrophe, and teams up with a cybercrime agent to fight a villain unlike anything we’ve ever seen – one whose greatest weapon against us is ourselves.

Haven (2010)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, fantasy, drama, crime, detective
CountryCanada, USA
CharactersSpecial agents
PlotSuperpowers, Time travel, Supernatural, Investigation, FBI
PlaceSmall towns

FBI agent Audrey Parker arrives in the small town of Haven, Maine to solve a murder and soon discovers the town's many secrets—which also hold the key to unlocking the mysteries of her lost past.

Stranger Things (2016)
Markimdb: 8.7
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, fantasy, drama, detective
CharactersMonsters, Childrens, Single mothers
PlotSuperpowers, Supernatural, Investigation, Adventures, Abduction
PlaceSchool, Parallel worlds, Small towns, Portals to other worlds
StyleNetflix, Popular, Worth watching, Spectacular, Atmospheric

When a young boy vanishes, a small town uncovers a mystery involving secret experiments, terrifying supernatural forces, and one strange little girl.

Take Two (2018)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CharactersPartners, Actors, Celebrities
StyleEasy, Lovely, Fascinating

Sam Swift, the former star of a hit cop series whose epic breakdown is broadcast to the public and sends her to rehab. Desperate to restart her career, she talks her way into shadowing lone-wolf private investigator Eddie Valetik as research for a potential comeback role. Though Eddie resents the babysitting gig, high-spirited Sam uses the skills she learned as an actor playing a cop and proves herself to be surprisingly valuable.