Living in the slum of Katwe in Kampala, Uganda, 10-year-old Phiona Mutesi has her world changed when she starts to play the game of chess under the able guidance of Robert Katende. Phiona succeeds in the local competitions and tournaments which opens the door for a brighter future for her community and a golden chance to escape from a life of poverty.
Tagline: One girl's triumphant path to becoming a chess champion.
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