Phiona Mutesi Interview

Ugandan chess prodigy Phiona Mutesi is interviewed on News Room in 2014. The teen, who grew up in the slums of Katwe, talks about how chess has opened her eyes and has given her hope. Her chess coach, Robert Katende, also speaks, as well as author Tim Crothers, who wrote the book on which the Disney movie about Phiona's life is based. During the interview, Phiona says that she hopes to one day become a doctor and a grandmaster at chess. Related Article: Queen of Katwe: History vs. Hollywood

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