Lifestyle | Chess celebrity Phiona Mutesi credits God for her success at the game. Now she’s trusting him to get through school
by Jenny Lind Schmitt
Posted 12/13/17, 07:45 pm
Outside it poured, but inside at National Chess Day the atmosphere was anything but dreary. On this fall Saturday a college hall hummed with concentration, the clink of chess pieces, and the lilt of Ugandan music. Best of all, anyone for a donation could play a game against the “Queen of Katwe,” the real-life subject of a recent Disney film, Phiona Mutesi herself.