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India gets its 21st Woman Grandmaster; but isn’t it still a gender disparity packaged as a title?

Divya Deshmukh created history after becoming India’s 21st Woman Grandmaster (WGM) at just 15-years old. However, with FIDE’s separate Grandmaster title for women, the underlying problem of gender bias remains in Chess. Divya Deshmukh became the country’s youngest Women Grandmaster after she got her 2nd International Master (IM) at First …

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