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One of the most popular online series and movie platform in the world, Netflix, is one of the content that left its mark on 2020, The Queen’s Gambit. This series tells the story of our lead character named Beth Harmon, how a little girl who was placed in a dormitory after her mother’s death even turned out to be the best chess player in the world. that you left behind was in focus. Now, there has been a remarkable development regarding this series.

One of the chess masters mentioned in The Queen’s Gambit Nona Gaprindashvili. Gaprindashvili, whose name we heard in the final episode of the series, was one of the best female chess players in the world. In the line, ” The only unusual thing about her is really her gender, and even that is not uncommon in Russia. There is Nona Gaprindashvili, but she is the female world champion and has never met a man.can’t eat ticksGaprindashvili has decided to sue Netflix. For statements about the world-famous chess player, from Netflix 5 million dollars is requesting.

“Incorrect presentation of success”

Georgian chess player Gaprindashvili, who prepared a 25-page petition for his lawsuit against Netflix, said in his petition ” Gaprindashvili is the pioneer of women’s chess and is a much-loved icon in his hometown of Georgia. During his outstanding career, he won many championships, defeated some of the best male chess players in the world, and achieved international chess grandmaster status among men. first woman in history happened.“, referring to the statements in the series. Moreover, emphasizing that there are mistakes in the expressions used about him, the chess player said, ” The claim that Gaprindashvili ‘never met men’ is blatantly false, also extremely sexist and derogatory. Up until 1968, the year this episode was filmed, there were at least ten Grandmasters of the time, including Dragolyub Velimirovich, Svetozar Gligoric, Paul. to at least 59 male chess players (28 of them in one game at the same time). Keres, Bojan Kurajica, Boris Spassky, Viswanathan Anand and Mikhail Tal. The last three have all been world champions throughout their careers.” openly accused Netflix.

Netflix also made some statements on the subject. Accusations in statements made by the company rejecting, the following statements were included; ” Netflix is ​​only extremely grateful to Gaprindashvili and his illustrious career. respects, but we believe this claim is of no value and will defend it if it becomes violent.


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