Trevor Noah to Produce Film On 8-Year-Old Nigerian Chess Prodigy

South African comedian and TV host Trevor Noah is set to produce a movie about a former homeless Nigerian chess prodigy who went on to win the NY State Chess Championship. After their story went viral, the family was able to secure permanent housing thanks to over U.S.$250,000 in donations that they received through GoFundMe.

Trevor Noah to produce film on 8-year-old Nigerian chess prodigy.


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