Chess star Soumya Swaminathan refuses to wear headscarf, pulls out of Iran event

Woman Grandmaster and former world junior girls’ champion Soumya Swaminathan denied being part of the Asian Team Chess Championship, to be held in Hamadan, Iran, from July 26 to August 4, because of the compulsory-headscarf rule in the country which she said violated her personal rights. Watch video for more details.