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Nigerian chess champion teaches winning strategies to Lagos slum kids


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Tunde Onakoya, a former Nigerian chess champion, is teaching children from one of the poorest communities in Lagos how to play the game. It’s a way of broadening their horizons and allowing the best players to access scholarships. Chess in Slums, the charity that organizes the classes, now wants to expand into other countries in Africa. Our France 2 colleagues report, with France 24’s Camille Nedelec and James Vasina.

A program prepared by Emerald Maxwell and Patrick Lovett.

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