NAIJA STORIES 5: Makoko Boy Prodigy Gets Full Scholarship From US Chess Master

Benjamin, a boy from Makoko area of Lagos State in Nigeria, has been given a scholarship up to university level by a chess master from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge, USA. The scholarship was offered by the President of MIT Chess club, Tyrone Davis III. The news was broken by the Founder of ChessContinue reading “NAIJA STORIES 5: Makoko Boy Prodigy Gets Full Scholarship From US Chess Master”

11 Year Old Nigerian Chess Prodigy Trounces 26 Year Old US Chess Master

An 11-year-old Nigerian chess master showed his worth during a casual meet against a 26-year-old fellow chess master in the USA. Tanitoluwa “Tani” Adewumi, the 11-year-old Nigerian-born US Chess Master has kept alive his hopes of becoming youngest ever Grandmaster in history, by defeating a 26-year-old fellow Master. The meet happened at a US park.Continue reading “11 Year Old Nigerian Chess Prodigy Trounces 26 Year Old US Chess Master”