The Google Chrome browser will not load local file by default due to security reason. The discussion has gone back and forth for the last 7 years and finally there is a reasonable workable solution.
( or at least the last best alternative ).
Google Chrome has for a long time provided a list that shows the available switches including their conditions and descriptions. Using the --allow-file-access-from-files option you should be able to run your tests in Google Chrome with no hassles. Here’s how you do it on the various operating systems