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Nigerian child, 8, helped her family to get a home - chess competition was won in New York changed my life
Chess competition success spurred the family's apartment hunting.

Nigerian 8-year-old Tanitoluwa Adewumi won New York state's largest chess competition. The competition brought attention to the homeless Adewumille and his family. The attention the family had collected enough money to obtain housing.

Adewumi and his family left Nigeria in 2017 hyökkäysuhan. Adewumin family to seek asylum in New York. The family moved to the homeless shelter and there Adewumi taught himself to play chess. He learned the game quickly and got a lot of joy.

Chess does Tanitoluwasta famous. MOSTPHOTOS

Years after the child wanted to enroll in New York organized a children's chess competition. Many of the participants come from expensive private schools and had been training for competition for private chess teachers. Tanitoluwa win the whole competition.

Also Bill Clinton congratulate a chess champion on Twitter, wishing the child and his family happiness and success.

Clinton, in addition to Adewumin story drew the attention of thousands of other attention. The child's GoFundMe site gathered more than 200 000 euros in only ten days.

Adewumin family can not believe his luck. Dad Kayode Adewumi describes the state of being dreamy.

I don't want to wake up!

the Family did not use all the money to themselves. Money were enough to also grant fund the establishment. Fund will provide assistance to other African refugees.

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