The Queen of Katwe: One Girl's Triumphant Path to Becoming a Chess Champion

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One day in 2005 while searching for food, nine-year-old Ugandan Phiona Mutesi followed her brother to a dusty veranda where she met Robert Katende. Katende, a war refugee turned missionary, had an improbable dream: to empower kids in the Katwe slum through chess - a game so foreign there is no word for it in their native language. Laying a chess-board in the dirt, Robert began to teach. At first children came for a free bowl of porridge, but many grew to love the game that - like their daily lives - requires persevering ...

The Queen of Katwe: One Girl's Triumphant Path to Becoming a Chess Champion 2016, Scribner Book Company

ISBN-13: 9781501127182

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The Queen of Katwe: One Girl's Triumphant Path to Becoming a Chess Champion 2016, Abacus, London

ISBN-13: 9780349141770

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The Queen of Katwe: One Girl's Triumphant Path to Becoming a Chess Champion 2016, Vintage Books Canada

ISBN-13: 9780307360991

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The Queen of Katwe: One Girl's Triumphant Path to Becoming a Chess Champion 2013, Scribner Book Company

ISBN-13: 9781451657821

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