Netflix settles with chess champion over 'devastating falsehood' about her in The Queen's Gambit

Nona Gaprindashvili
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Netflix has settled a lawsuit brought by a real chess champion over a "sexist and belittling" line about her in The Queen's Gambit.

Court papers on Tuesday showed the streamer settled the $5 million defamation lawsuit, which was brought by chess champion Nona Gaprindashvili, according to The New York Times. Terms of the settlement weren't disclosed.

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