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    "No..."[..] she started [..]
    "[..]he's the only one that can help you. He understands the mechanisms of this kind of tournaments; he knows how to move: [..] He's the only American to do so in twenty years. So I think that he's the right person. " [..]
    Beth knew that Harry was right, as most of the time. [..]
    She needed to call him; she needed to call Benny.

     

    Beth and Benny, two different faces of the same coin: two different people with their own unresolved problems, and issues.
    The first, after her victory in Moscow, have to face the consequence of her past choices, and with the pressure of the fame; while some shadows from her mother's past are returning to discombobulate her life even more.
    The second, instead, have to deal with the fact that he's not anymore the Great Champion that he was and with a wound that has been tormenting him for the last ten years.
    Two entities who seem unable to communicate with each other, yet one is indispensable to the other.
    Will these two outstanding chess players finally being able to leave the past aside and work together in view of the World Championship qualifiers?

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    English
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    92,624
    Chapters:
    9/26
    Comments:
    63
    Kudos:
    89
    Bookmarks:
    9
    Hits:
    2336
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    Traveling halfway through the world, Beth finally realize that what she wants most is in New York.

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    English
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    5,189
    Chapters:
    1/1
    Comments:
    1
    Kudos:
    47
    Bookmarks:
    3
    Hits:
    524
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    Language:
    English
    Words:
    645
    Chapters:
    1/1
    Collections:
    1
    Comments:
    2
    Kudos:
    5
    Hits:
    36
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    And maybe family isn’t forever either, perhaps you can’t put a temporal dimension to it, can’t measure it by a chess clock or even a calendar year. But maybe not being alone isn’t a permanent state either. Perhaps there are people that come into your life when you need it, and are there when you need it.

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    or 5 Times Friends Helped Beth + 1 Time Beth Helped Her Friend

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    English
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    16,711
    Chapters:
    6/6
    Comments:
    10
    Kudos:
    71
    Bookmarks:
    7
    Hits:
    793
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    From your bedside table, you read the note one more time, linger horizontally a twinge longer than you expected to, and then walk to start your day. It’s sinking in that the way Jolene looks at you will never be the same. Is the ground supposed to be this unsteady?

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    English
    Words:
    2,884
    Chapters:
    1/1
    Collections:
    1
    Kudos:
    10
    Bookmarks:
    1
    Hits:
    133
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    Pre-Paris game, Beth gives in, goes to Cleo and becomes the anchor driving herself down.
    Borgov, in contemplation about his feelings towards a certain red haired American Chess player who he finds completely drunk at the hotel bar, helps her and then finds himself even more drawn to her than he already was.
    The is a 2 part story. Please forgive me for all the mistakes, english is not my first language.

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    English
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    2,179
    Chapters:
    1/?
    Comments:
    3
    Kudos:
    17
    Bookmarks:
    1
    Hits:
    214
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    Beth spies a man with ridiculously cool hair five times in five different places in Las Vegas.

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    English
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    14,824
    Chapters:
    1/1
    Comments:
    14
    Kudos:
    70
    Bookmarks:
    5
    Hits:
    618
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    Beth is sent back in time and has a second chance.
    My take on the time trave trope

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    English
    Words:
    12,464
    Chapters:
    5/?
    Comments:
    56
    Kudos:
    142
    Bookmarks:
    31
    Hits:
    2130
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    The Queens Circus was known throughout Europe and America for one performer, and one performer alone. Beth Harmon. The acrobat was said to sail through the air as if she was floating. She was made from the constellations that mapped the night sky. To Benny Watts, he knows there's more to the pale faced girl he sees performing every night. He knows she aches to return home, but where is her home?

    Language:
    English
    Words:
    14,249
    Chapters:
    5/5
    Comments:
    19
    Kudos:
    45
    Bookmarks:
    4
    Hits:
    620
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    After winning the Invitational and before the car ride to the airport, Beth is twenty years old with the world at her fingertips.

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    Three conversations she has in Moscow.

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    Language:
    English
    Words:
    3,650
    Chapters:
    1/1
    Comments:
    10
    Kudos:
    54
    Bookmarks:
    8
    Hits:
    611
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    Huddled together in the dark, two orphans whisper their dreams to each other.

    Language:
    English
    Words:
    296
    Chapters:
    1/1
    Collections:
    1
    Comments:
    2
    Kudos:
    13
    Bookmarks:
    1
    Hits:
    69
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    Seven dinner parties and meet-ups: the Russian masters, Borgov, Townes, Benny, Harry, Jolene, and the ones Beth lost.

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    English
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    7,812
    Chapters:
    7/7
    Comments:
    23
    Kudos:
    38
    Bookmarks:
    1
    Hits:
    813
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    Today’s the day you decided to live. 

    Beth celebrates a milestone.

    Language:
    English
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    1,985
    Chapters:
    1/1
    Comments:
    14
    Kudos:
    97
    Bookmarks:
    8
    Hits:
    873
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    Don't let the heartbreak hit you on a Saturday night.

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    I. Beth/Benny, fairytale
    II. Beth/Cleo with a hint of Benny/Cleo, shadow
    III. Benny & Hat, battlefield
    IV. Beth/Benny, battlefield
    V. Cleo/Townes, poetry
    VI. Jolene/Mike, firefly
    VII. Beth/Benny, ice cube
    VIII. Beth/Harry, electric

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    My work for Seven Days of Drabbles.

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    Language:
    English
    Words:
    3,451
    Chapters:
    8/8
    Collections:
    1
    Comments:
    59
    Kudos:
    69
    Bookmarks:
    6
    Hits:
    1270
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    Beth and Benny in the first year after. Or B2 figuring out How to Relationship.

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    Language:
    English
    Words:
    23,333
    Chapters:
    4/4
    Collections:
    1
    Comments:
    167
    Kudos:
    571
    Bookmarks:
    88
    Hits:
    8339
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    Jolene learned early on that numbing was the best way to deal with pain.

    Language:
    English
    Words:
    2,051
    Chapters:
    1/1
    Collections:
    1
    Comments:
    6
    Kudos:
    9
    Bookmarks:
    3
    Hits:
    99
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    Beth Harmon goes missing from her hotel in Moscow the day after her final victory over Borgov. When she is found, Benny Watts hopes he can help her heal after her ordeal, but finds he has massively miscalculated.

    Language:
    English
    Words:
    6,958
    Chapters:
    4/?
    Comments:
    70
    Kudos:
    122
    Bookmarks:
    17
    Hits:
    2553
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    Beth is a world renowned fashion stylist.
    Benny is a rockstar.
    They are friends with benefits(sort of).
    Birth control is shit.
    They expected it.

    Language:
    English
    Words:
    1,710
    Chapters:
    1/2
    Comments:
    14
    Kudos:
    50
    Bookmarks:
    10
    Hits:
    882
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    Beth gets an unexpected visitor in Kentucky on Valentine's Day

    Language:
    English
    Words:
    5,598
    Chapters:
    1/1
    Comments:
    8
    Kudos:
    81
    Bookmarks:
    8
    Hits:
    1266
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    No, Beth, true chess champions only love their chessboards.

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    Language:
    English
    Words:
    5,862
    Chapters:
    1/1
    Comments:
    25
    Kudos:
    97
    Bookmarks:
    15
    Hits:
    1172

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