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Uganda's three-times Women's Junior Chess champion - Phiona Mutesi stumbled into the foray of chess with a totally different agenda. She would go to chess clubs hoping to get a free meal but gradually got drawn into the game. Phiona's success story more

19 Mar 2013 00:00 Uganda

Phiona Mutesi's instincts have made her a player to watch in international chess

Picture by: Stephanie Sinclair

When she won the match that put her on this plane she had no idea what it meant. Nobody had told her what was at stake, so she just played, like always. She had no idea that she'd qualified for the Olympiad; no idea what the Olympiad was. She had no more

19 Mar 2013 00:00 Uganda