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Homeless Nigerian Refugee Wins New York State Chess Championship

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Homeless Nigerian Refugee Wins New York State Chess Championship

Homeless Nigerian Refugee Wins New York State Chess Championship

8-year-old Tanitoluwa Adewumi fled Nigeria in 2017 as he and his family sought asylum from Boko Haram attacks in his home country.

But that hasn't stopped him from becoming a chess champion in the state of New York.

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