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Eight-Year-Old Nigerian Boy Becomes Chess Champion In New York

An eight-year-old boy who fled Nigeria with his family and now living in a homeless shelter in New York City while his asylum application pends has been crowned the state’s chess champion for his age group. Tanitoluwa Adewumi won the state tournament for his group, from kindergarten through third grade, last weekend. Tani and his…

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