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A King in Hiding : How a Child Refugee Became a World Chess Champion
by Fahim Mohammad and Sophie Le Callennec and Xavier Parmentier


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Forced to flee Bangladesh aged eight, chess prodigy Fahim Mohammadarrived in Paris with his father as illegal immigrants.

Fahim was tutored by one of France's top chess coaches, Xavier Parmentier, who gave him a sense of purpose, his struggles on the chessboard mirroring both his victories and his crushing defeats in his battle for a normal life.  Read more...


 
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More About A King in Hiding by Fahim Mohammad; Sophie Le Callennec; Xavier Parmentier
 
 
 
Overview

Forced to flee Bangladesh aged eight, chess prodigy Fahim Mohammadarrived in Paris with his father as illegal immigrants.

Fahim was tutored by one of France's top chess coaches, Xavier Parmentier, who gave him a sense of purpose, his struggles on the chessboard mirroring both his victories and his crushing defeats in his battle for a normal life. Rising through local and national tournaments to be crowned France's Under-12 Chess Champion in 2012, Fahim became a national sensation.

Told through the clear eyes of a child, Fahim's tale is both heartwarming and grimly eye-opening in equal measure."

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9781848318281
  • ISBN-10: 1848318286
  • Publisher: Icon Books
  • Publish Date: November 2015
  • Page Count: 240
  • Dimensions: 7.7 x 5 x 0.7 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.35 pounds


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