India chess player quits Iran tournament over headscarf rule – BBC News



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India chess player quits Iran tournament over headscarf rule
BBC News
Indian chess champion Soumya Swaminathan has pulled out of an Asian tournament in Iran over the country’s compulsory headscarf rule. The 29-year-old Woman Grandmaster said the rule was a violation of her personal rights. “Under the present …
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