A Nigerian Homeless Boy Becomes America's Best Chess Player

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AnonymousAnonymous
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10 May 2021, 9:25 pm

https://www.goodnewsnetwork.org/tanitoluwa-adewumi-refugee-chess-champion-national-master/


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11 May 2021, 1:28 am

He practiced from a homeless shelter.

Amazing.


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11 May 2021, 6:57 am

It would be interesting to see where he is when he reaches age 13.

A Grandmaster by this time?