Chess grandmaster sues Netflix over line in The Queen's Gambit

The world's first female chess grandmaster, Nona Gaprindashvili, has filed a $5 million US defamation lawsuit against Netflix over a line in its series The Queen's Gambit which her lawyers say is false and sexist.

The 80-year old Soviet chess icon, a hero in her native South Caucasus Republic of Georgia, was described in the show's last episode as a female champion who had "never faced men.

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