Because the present gears up for its remaining episode, Beth faces off in opposition to her final competitors, Vasily Borgov. Sadly, she loses to the Russian chess champ. Whereas Vasily could imagine he beat her as a result of he’s a greater participant, Beth (and viewers) know that she was not on her finest sport.
The night time earlier than the match, Beth went out on a bender, and awakened hungover and sick. Regardless of medication and alcohol being the rationale for Beth’s chess loss, she chooses to, once more, flip to her habit to manage, inflicting her to face a near-death psychological well being episode.