English chess hit by race row over young Muslim players

August 15th, 2012 - 9:29 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt  

Vienna, Aug 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Three young Muslim brothers were recently abused by the English delegation to a tournament which was hosted in Austria. They had gone for a chess competition when the incident occurred. The three young Muslim players were accompanied by their mother in the event.

The English delegation had no shame in insulting the mother as well. The oldest of the three brothers was left bleeding after an assault and the mother was spat at. This was a report that was even confirmed by the father of three brothers, Sohale Rahman. The abuse that was paused on the oldest brother was described as Islamophobic.

The report reached the English chess federation and they promised that they would take the most appropriate actions to the alleged people who assaulted the innocent boys with their mother. They claimed that the case was very serious and they have already started out the investigations.

They also said that the people who will be found guilty would have to face punishment. The 13 and 10 year old brothers were the ones who were selected by England to represent them in the European Union Youth Chess Championship in Mureck, which is located in Austria.

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