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    Meet the 8-year-old refugee who won New York State’s chess championship

    Tanitoluwa Adewumi and his family live in a homeless shelter, after fleeing persecution against Christians in northern Nigeria in 2017. He learned how to play chess at his new school, and in just one year, has become one of the top chess players in America for his age group.