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Ju Wenjun
Tuesday, February 05, 2013 12:41
The Gibraltar Chess Festival finished last Thursday, but Ju Wenjun still hasn't been able to travel home. The 22-year-old Chinese chess player is not allowed to travel back to China via London because she is missing a transit visa; something that didn't prevent her from arriving in Gibraltar in the first place. Ju Wenjun | Photo Zeljka Malobabic...
Loek van Wely
Wednesday, July 11, 2012 22:05
On Monday night at Newark Airport Loek van Wely was denied to enter the United States because he "lacked a work visa". When the Dutch grandmaster told the authorities that, among other things, he was going to teach chess to American kids, they considered this an illegal working activity. As a result of that, Van Wely's entry was refused, he got...