A former chess grandmaster’s suit against Netflix alleging that the streaming service’s show “The Queen’s Gambit” defamed her will continue in federal court, a Los Angeles judge ruled Jan. 27.

Georgian chess player Nona Gaprindashvili, 80, filed a complaint in September 2021 alleging that Netflix made false statements about her in the popular Netflix show “The Queen’s Gambit.” The suit was first surfaced by Law.com Radar.

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