An ongoing legal battle between Netflix and Georgian chess champion Nona Gaprindashvili has come to a conclusion, with both parties reaching a deal in a suit centered on The Queen’s Gambit.
The legal issue itself arose following the premiere of the hit series The Queen’s Gambit, where Gaprindashvili took issue with a commentator’s line in the series about her.
There’s Nona Gaprindashvili, but she’s the female world champion and has never faced men.”
The line itself refers to Gaprindashvili’s status as a female player, with the commentator noting, “The only unusual thing about her, really, is her sex.
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