8-Year-Old Nigerian Refugee Now a New York State Chess Champion
Tanitoluwa Adewumi won the New York state chess championship for his age group. According to the New York Times, Adewumi's family moved to New York City two years ago as refugees after they fled the Boko Haram insurgency. Adewumi says that he "wants to be the youngest grandmaster".
This is Africa, 20 March 2019
Very few people set their sights on being a chess grandmaster at the age of eight. Tanitoluwa Adewumi from Nigeria has that dream. Read more »
Leadership, 20 March 2019
Former U.S President, Bill Clinton has congratulated the eight year-old Nigerian chess champion, Tanitoluwa Adewunmi and also invited him and his parents to his office for personal… Read more »
Vanguard, 18 March 2019
An 8-year-old Nigerian refugee in US and chess player, Tanitoluwa Adewumi has said that he wants to be the youngest Grandmaster. Read more »