A King in Hiding
How A Child Refugee Became A World Chess ChampionBook - 2015
Forced to flee his native Bangladesh, eight year-old chess prodigy Fahim Mohammad arrived in Paris with his father as illegal immigrants.There, under the tutelage of one of France's top chess coaches, Xavier Parmentier, Fahim's rise was rapid and remarkable.Told through the clear eyes of a child, Fahim's tale is at once deeply saddening and hugely uplifting.
Publisher: London :, Icon Books,, 2015.
Characteristics: x, 227 pages