World chess champion Hou Yifan of China gave up her last game at a tournament to protest being paired against mostly female players, even though male contestants outnumbered them. Photo: AP

China’s ‘Queen of Chess’ quits match to protest ‘weird’ all-female pairings in open tournament

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World chess champion Hou Yifan of China gave up her last game at a tournament to protest being paired against mostly female players, even though male contestants outnumbered them. Photo: AP
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