Soumya-Swaminathan

Indian Chess Player Soumya refuses to wear headscarf, withdraws from Iran tournament

Indian Chess Player Soumya Swaminathan has withdrawn from Iran tournament after she expressed that she cannot wear a headscarf as it is the violation of her rights. Soumya is former world junior girls’ champion. She has refused to participate in the Asian Team Chess Championship, to be held in Hamadan, Iran, from July 26 to […]