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, Ballers, Evil, Train, Pearson, The Nevers, Zoo, Perpetual Grace LTD.

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
CountryUSA
CharactersGeniuses, Strong women, Orphans
PlotChess, Adventures, Competitions, Growing up
PlaceUSA
StylePopular, 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
CountryUSA
Duration00:22
CharactersVeterans
PlotChess
PlaceUSA

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
CountryCanada
Duration00:43
CharactersMaids
PlotChess, Investigation, Mystery
PlaceRussia
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.

Ballers (2015)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genrecomedy, drama, sport
CountryUSA
CharactersCelebrities
PlotSoccer, Parties
PlaceUSA
StyleSpectacular, Fascinating

Looking at the lives of former and current football players, the show follows former superstar Spencer Strasmore as he gets his life on track in retirement while mentoring other current and former players through the daily grind of the business of football.

Evil (2019)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genrehorror, thriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration00:42
CharactersDemons, Psychologists
PlotLove, Investigation, Mystery
PlaceUSA
StyleSpectacular, Twisted plot, Fascinating

Skeptical female clinical psychologist Kristen Benoist joins a priest-in-training and a blue-collar contractor as they investigate supposed miracles, demonic possessions, and other extraordinary occurrences to see if there’s a scientific explanation or if something truly supernatural is at work.

Train (2020)
Markimdb: 8
Genrefantastic, crime, detective
CountrySouth Korea
CharactersSerial killers, Heroes, Partners
PlotRevenge, Investigation, Mystery
PlaceTrains, Parallel worlds
StyleAction, Fascinating

Several skeletons are discovered on the tracks of a closed train station. However, one of the dead victims walks into the police station. Where did all these dead bodies come from, and who is committing all of these murders? The world split into two on the night of a murder 12 years ago, and Do Won chases after the hidden truth in the parallel universe. This drama shows the contrast between two different worlds, divided by two different choices.

Pearson (2019)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration01:00
CharactersStrong women, Lawyers
PlotPolitics
PlaceUSA
StyleFascinating, Touching, Makes me think

Powerhouse lawyer Jessica Pearson adjusts to the dirty world of Chicago politics.

The Nevers (2021)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, fantasy, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
CharactersWizards
PlotSupernatural, Magic
PlaceEngland, London
StyleAction, Women in the lead roles, Fascinating

In the last years of Victoria's reign, London is beset by the "Touched": people — mostly women — who suddenly manifest abnormal abilities, some charming, some very disturbing. Among them are Amalia True, a mysterious, quick-fisted widow, and Penance Adair, a brilliant young inventor. They are the champions of this new underclass, making a home for the Touched, while fighting the forces of… well, pretty much all the forces — to make room for those whom history as we know it has no place.

Zoo (2015)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA
CharactersAnimals, Dogs, Heroes, Friends, Partners
PlotLove, Survival, Investigation, Death
StyleAction, By books, Fascinating

Set amidst a wave of violent animal attacks sweeping across the planet, a young renegade scientist is thrust into a race to unlock the mystery behind this pandemic before time runs out for animals and humans alike.

Perpetual Grace LTD (2019)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genrethriller, comedy, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration00:53
CharactersFamily, Scammers
PlotMoney, Mystery
PlaceUSA
StyleSpectacular, Action, Fancy, Twisted plot

James, a disgraced firefighter turned grifter, seizes a chance, illicit opportunity to reverse his life’s worsening course as he attempts to prey upon Pastor Byron Brown, who turns out to be far more dangerous than he appears.

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True Detective (2014)
Markimdb: 8.9
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:00
CharactersSerial killers, Police, Partners, Detectives
PlotInvestigation
PlaceUSA
StylePopular, Worth watching, Spectacular, Atmospheric, Atmospheric

An American anthology police detective series utilizing multiple timelines in which investigations seem to unearth personal and professional secrets of those involved, both within or outside the law.

Resident Evil: Infinite Darkness (2021)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, cartoon, anime
CountryJapan
CharactersZombie
PlotInvestigation, Viruses

Years after the horrors of Raccoon City, Leon and Claire find themselves consumed by a dark conspiracy when a viral attack ravages the White House.

Terror in Resonance (2014)
Markimdb: 7.9
Genrethriller, drama, cartoon, anime
CountryJapan
Duration00:25

In an alternate version of the present, Tokyo has been decimated by a shocking terrorist attack, and the only hint to the identity of the culprit is a bizarre video uploaded to the internet. The police, baffled by this cryptic clue, are powerless to stop the paranoia spreading across the population. While the world searches for a criminal mastermind to blame for this tragedy, two mysterious children - children who shouldn't even exist - masterfully carry out their heinous plan. Cursed to walk through this world with the names Nine and Twelve, the two combine to form "Sphinx," a clandestine entity determine to wake the people from their slumber - and pull the trigger on this world.

Highschool of the Dead (2010)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genrehorror, comedy, cartoon, short, anime
CountryJapan
Duration05:00
CharactersZombie
PlotViruses

When the world is struck by a deadly pandemic that turns humans into zombies, Takashi Komuro and several of his classmates at Fujimi High School try to survive the apocalypse.

I Am Not Okay with This (2020)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genrefantastic, fantasy, comedy, drama
CountryUSA
CharactersTeenagers, Lesbians, Difficult teenagers, Pupils, Friends
PlotSuperpowers, Love, Supernatural, Relationship, Telekinesis
PlaceSchool, Small towns
StyleRomantic, Easy, Women in the lead roles, Fascinating

A teen navigates the complexities of high school, family and her sexuality while dealing with new superpowers. Based on Charles Forsman's graphic novel.

She-Ra and the Princesses of Power (2018)
Markimdb: 7.9
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, comedy, drama, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA
CharactersSuperhero, Strong women, Soldier, Princesses
PlotSuperpowers, Travel, Adventures, Revolution, Uprising
StyleSpectacular, For children, Action, Fascinating

In this reboot of the '80s series, a magic sword transforms an orphan girl into warrior She-Ra, who unites a rebellion to fight against evil.

The Looney Tunes Show (2011)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genrecomedy, adventure, family, cartoon, short
CountryUSA
CharactersFamily, Friends, Cats
StyleSpectacular, Easy, Action

Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck and the rest of the “Looney Tunes” characters are back with more adventures for a new generation of viewers. The animated series features roommates Bugs and Daffy moving out of the woods and into the suburbs, interacting with their neighbors, who happen to be other "Looney Tunes" favorites -- including Sylvester, Tweety, Porky Pig and Foghorn Leghorn.

Summer Camp Island (2018)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure, family, cartoon, short
CountryUSA
CharactersWitches, Aliens, Monsters, Childrens
PlotAdventures, Baseball
StyleSpectacular, Easy, Fascinating

Oscar and Hedgehog are dropped off at a strange summer camp, full of fantastical things ranging from magical camp counselors to sticky notes that are portals to other dimensions.

Classroom of the Elite (2017)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genrethriller, drama, cartoon, anime
CountryJapan
Duration01:31
CharactersTeenagers
PlaceSchool, Japan

Koudo Ikusei Senior High School is a leading prestigious school with state-of-the-art facilities where nearly 100% of students go on to university or find employment. The students there have the freedom to wear any hairstyle and bring any personal effects they desire. Koudo Ikusei is a paradise-like school, but the truth is that only the most superior of students receive favorable treatment. Ayanokouji Kiyotaka is a student of D-class, which is where the school dumps its "inferior" students in order to ridicule them. For a certain reason, Kiyotaka was careless on his entrance examination, and was put in D-class. After meeting Horikita Suzune and Kushida Kikyou, two other students in his class, Kiyotaka's situation begins to change.

Sofia the First (2013)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genrefantasy, comedy, musical, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA
CharactersWitches, Family, Mermaids, Friends, Princesses
PlaceSchool

Set in the storybook world of Enchancia, this is the story of Princess Sofia, an adventurous little girl who is learning how to adjust to royal life after her mom marries the king and she becomes a princess overnight.




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