India's woman chess champion withdraws Iran tournament over headscarf rule – Xinhua



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India’s woman chess champion withdraws Iran tournament over headscarf rule
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NEW DELHI, June 13 (Xinhua) — India’s woman chess star Soumya Swaminathan has pulled out of a chess tournament to be held in Iran next month, opposing the Islamic country’s mandatory rule of wearing headscarf for women athletes. Announcing her …
Indian Chess Grandmaster Soumya Swaminathan Refuses to Wear Headscarf, Withdraws From Tournament in IranIndia.com News
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Check Mate: The rise of chess in Rwanda – The New Times



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Check Mate: The rise of chess in Rwanda
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Rwanda Chess Federation (FERWADE) president Kevin Ganza has said he is contented that in spite of challenges, the two-player strategy board game is on the rise in the country. This came shortly after participants from eight federations; Rwanda, Uganda, …
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