Pakistan, Aug. 3 -- Tell us about your foray into the field of chess playing. How did it all begin for you?

I started playing chess, when I was six. My interest developed on seeing my father playing the game and it just kept growing and growing. However, it was only when he finally taught me the dynamics on how to play it well, that I slowly became an expert.

What other board games do you enjoy playing or have a command over?

I do play a lot of other board games too but I would say, it's chess that has my heart.

Do you think it's a lucrative profession for girls in terms of money?

Yes, why not. If you're playing at an international level, your skill starts benefiting you enormously. I've seen people do online coaching or even chess c...