Nonna Gabrindashvili, World Champion chess The first woman to receive a title grand master, lawsuit Netflix For about 5 million US dollars.
The the demand The Giant running of course sexist comment employment ‘lady maneuverAccording to Gaprindashvili, the Suspension point to she over the last episode Of the series, the BBC reported on September 17, 2021.
Gabrindashvili, the Soviet legend chess, accuses the platform Describe Her career is in a “sexist and degrading” manner in the song series.
Stars of “Lady’s Gambit” Anya Taylor Joy Who is playing Beth Harmon It tells the story of how a girl becomes the best chess player in the world. According to Netflix, the series is based on a file a novel Walter Teves.
“Netflix blatantly and willfully lied about the success of Gaprindashvili,” the lawsuit document states, according to a post he posted. BBC.
The line that caused the the demand, which was broadcast during the last episode of the series titled “Final”, says: “The only thing unusual in her is her gender. And even this is not unique in Russia. There is Nona Gaprindashvili, but she is the women’s world champion and she has never faced men. “
Nonna Gabrindashvili He declined to comment, calling it “false, sexist and insulting,” according to the demand, sitting in CaliforniaAnd United State Thursday, September 17, 2021.
The chess player consider your the demand that when the last chapter is recreated fromlady maneuver‘It was already compete Against at least 59 men, of whom 10 were considered great masters in the discipline.
In the complaint, according to information received from The Hollywood Reporter, Gabrindashvili It stated that “Netflix has blatantly and deliberately lied about its accomplishments for the cheap and cynical purpose of promoting drama by showing that its fictional hero has been able to do what no other woman, Gaprindashvili included.”
Above all, Netflix describes Gabrindashvili as Russian, despite knowing that she is Georgian and that Georgians suffered from Russian domination when they were part of the union sovietDefense added Gabrindashvili.
In a statement, the platform stated, “Netflix has nothing but high regard for Ms. Gaprindashvili and her illustrious career, but we believe this claim is unfounded and we will vigorously defend the case.”
Born in 1941, in Zugdidi, in the west GeorgiaAnd Gabrindashvili played for chess From the age of 13. In 1977, he became first woman To get qualification from grand master Awarded by the International Chess Federation.
In addition, conquered Women’s World Championship She is 20 years old and has successfully defended her title four times, before losing in 1978 to another citizen 17 years old, Maya Bordanidze.
as Netflix‘Lady’s Gambit’ broke records with 62 million views in 28 days after its October 2020 release.
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