**This might be the only film that I have an opportunity to see at the years Toronto International Film Festival and I’m glad it is a story about defying the odds. I’m really looking forward to Saturday afternoon.

David Oyelowo (Selma) and Academy Award winner Lupita Nyong’o (12 Years a Slave) star in the true story of a young girl from rural Uganda (played by newcomer Madina Nalwanga) who discovers a passion for chess, and sets out to pursue her dream of becoming an international champion.



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