Do you know how many women are in the first hundred of chess players?
Polish conservative politician Janusz Korwin-Mikke left the European parliament aghast at a debate on the gender pay gap in Europe when he insisted that “women must earn less because they are weaker, they are smaller, they are less intelligent. They must earn less. That is all.”
Korwin-Mikke offered some very strange evidence for his claims asking: “Do you know how many women are in the first hundred of chess players?” Before answering his own question with “I tell you – no-one”. Former chess grandmaster “Judit Polgar”P… from Hungary might have something to say about that statement.
The 74 year-old’s comments gave way to gasps of disbelief before Spanish MEP Iratxe Garcia-Perez took the floor to lambaste him.
Do you know how many women are in the first hundred of chess players? - /10