“The Queen’s Gambit” Sex Discrimination and Historical Inaccuracy Lawsuit Sentenced, Netflix Needs to Pay 5 Million

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According to recent media reports, the former Soviet chess master Nona Gaprindashvili has officially pronounced the verdict in the lawsuit of “sex discrimination and historical inaccuracy” initiated by “The Queen’s Gambit”.

"The Queen's Gambit" Sex Discrimination and Historical Inaccuracy Lawsuit Sentenced, Netflix Needs to Pay 5 Million

A local judge in the United States convicted and Netflix lost the case and needed to pay Nona Gaprindashvili $5 million.

Let’s take a look.

"The Queen's Gambit" Sex Discrimination and Historical Inaccuracy Lawsuit Sentenced, Netflix Needs to Pay 5 Million

It is reported that in “The Queen’s Gambit” there is this line: “The only thing that is unusual about her, really, is her gender, and even that is not unique in Russia”.

One commentator commented on Beth Harmon’s 1968 thrilling match against a male challenger in Moscow, “Although there is Nona Gaprindashvili, she has never faced a man as a female world champion. “

"The Queen's Gambit" Sex Discrimination and Historical Inaccuracy Lawsuit Sentenced, Netflix Needs to Pay 5 Million

In fact, as of 1968, the year the episode took place, Gaprindashvili had played against at least 59 male chess players (28 of whom were in the same game), including at least 10 chess players at the time Grandmaster.

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