Shehzad Roy teaches Malala how to play chess!


LONDON: Pakistani singer and activist Shehzad Roy and Nobel Laureate Malala Yousafzai’s light moment playing chess on Saturday has racked up ample attention online. The 41-year-old social worker had turned to Twitter to unveil his meeting with the feminist icon where he could be seen giving the young activist a lesson on how play chess.

He began the tweet publicizing positive news in reference to his NGO Zindagi Trust saying: “Chess is a mind sport and it should be a part of our school curriculum. @ZindagiTrust adopted a govt school, SMB Fatima jinnah which has produced a national champion in chess,” read his tweet.

He had gone on to laud the 21-year-old female rights activist for being quick on the uptake saying: “Here I am trying to teach @Malala how to play chess. I must say that she is a quick learner.”