The legendary Georgian chess player Nona Gaprindashvili accuses Netflix in an insult and requires compensation in the amount of $ 5 million, Writes The New Times.
As the edition notes, we are talking about the mini-series Netflix “Queen’s Structure”, in one of the episodes of which incorrect information about the career achievements of Nona Gaprindashvili was announced. In particular, Gaprindashvili never competed with male chess player, which is a lie. The lawsuit claims that in the episode of the “King’s stroke” describes the events of 1968, during which Gaprindashvili has already played with more than 50 men’s chess players.
Also in the lawsuit it is argued that Netflix deliberately lied, adding drama episode that the main character was achieved by any woman did not do, including Nonu Gaprindashvili.
In addition, the TV channel “Imedi” writes that Gaprindashvili is called “Russian” chess player. “Netflix knew that she was Georgian, and Georgians suffered under Russian domination, when they were part of the Soviet Union, and later they were intimidating and invasion from Russia.”
Nonu Gaprindashvili in a lawsuit against Netflix represents a group of American and Georgian lawyers.
Nona Gaprindashvili is a five-time world champion (from 1962 to 1978). She became the first international grandmaster among women and the first woman who was awarded the title of international grandmaster among men. In 1982, he became the first owner of the prize “Chess Oscar”.