Ukrainian Muzychuk refused to participate in the chess championship in Saudi Arabia because of the Muslim dress code

Ukrainian chess player Anna Muzychuk refused to «risk their lives» and of wearing the headscarf for the sake of participation in the world championship in rapid chess in Saudi Arabia.

She wrote about this in Facebook.

«The FIDE (international chess Federation. – «GORDON») announced that at the end of this year in Saudi Arabia will be organized the world Championships in rapid chess and blitz. First Iran, then Saudi Arabia. I wonder where will be organized the next world Cup. Despite the Foundation, I’m not going to play in Riyadh, despite the loss of two world titles. To risk his life to wear Abaya all the time? Everything has its limits and headscarves in Iran more than enough,» she said.

https://www.facebook.com/anna.muzychuk.9/posts/1618875074840185



Ukrainian Muzychuk refused to participate in the chess championship in Saudi Arabia because of the Muslim dress code 11.11.2017

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