8-year-old living in homeless shelter wins New York chess championship: ‘I want to be the youngest grandmaster’

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(NEW YORK – May 12, 2019) – An 8-year-old living in a homeless shelter has won the New York State chess championship for his age bracket.

“I want to be the youngest grandmaster,” Tanitoluwa Adewumi, a Nigerian refugee who goes by Tani, told The New York Times. READ IN FULL

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