NCRI –Mar. 10, 2014 – Iran banned a women’s chess team from Najaf Abad University in Isfahan from participating in the following round of competitions for what the regime calls improper veiling. This team had won the first round of competitions in the province.
The team comprising of 5 members had practiced for months and scheduled to participate in the competitions. However, after several of their pictures had been posted on the university board and magazine, the officials prevented their further participation.