By the way, in the book nobody reaches out to her: There‘s no Beltik waiting in front of the tournament‘s building, no call from Jolene, no embrace from Townes in Moscow. Benny just utters „you, crazy bitch“ and „maybe is a loser‘s word“ on the phone.She saves herself, as she‘ s perfectly able to save herself, to pull herself by her own hair out of that swamp, as she doesn‘t need anybody, just her world of 64 black-&-white squares. Nothing more & nothing less. She‘s perfectly able to stand for herself and to win, even when the whole world is falling apart.It‘s so much truer to her character than the sweet Netflix friendship fairy-tale.Coz‘ she‘s a stand-up guy. Ever…Coz‘ it‘s just her and her will to power… Ever…Over herself, over the circumstances, over the world all around her…Coz‘ it‘s just „Fall down seven times, stand up eight“… Ever…