Like everyone else that watches Netflix way too much, we have been following the hype around the Queen’s Gambit. But it wasn’t just about the exciting plot and Anya Taylor-Joy as Beth Harmon. It was personal because we knew that most of the scenes in the Queen’s Gambit were filmed in Berlin.
The Court Pond, known in Dutch as the Hofvijver, is a gorgeous artificial lake in the center of The Hague. The surrounding area is the place where The Hague came to life for the first time, and this is the reason why we decided to spend some time taking pictures on its shores when we visited this great Dutch city back in the winter of 2019.