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
Xinhua
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 …
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