Youngest Female Chess Champion Named

Breaking the 1978 record for the world's youngest chess champion, Hou Yifan, 16, bagged the title at the Women's World Chess Championship in Antakya, Turkey. She bested previous female champion Maia Chiburdanidze of Georgia, 17. Hou also beat fellow Chinese Ruan Lufei.Despite this victory for Hou Yifan, questions remain about why women do not play [...]