Indian Chess player pulls out of Championship due to compulsory head scarf rule

Soumya Swaminathan the Indian Chess champion, has pulled out of the Asian Chess Championship which will be taking place in Iran next month due to the country’s compulsory headscarf rule. The 29-year-old Woman Grandmaster said the rule was a violation of her personal rights. Swaminathan, who is ranked No 5 in India, told local media […]

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