“Queen of Katwe”

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Join us on March 12 at 3:30pm to the screening of “Queen of Katwe” at the MCPL. Free to the public. Tell your friends!

“Queen of Katwe” is the colorful true story of a young girl selling corn on the streets of rural Uganda whose world rapidly changes when she is introduced to the game of chess, and, as a result of the support she receives from her family and community, is instilled with the confidence and determination she needs to pursue her dream of becoming an international chess champion.

Release date: September 23, 2016 (USA)
Director: Mira Nair

Chess in Bloomington

Back to Home Page by Cristian Medina. Originally posted in Spanish in Boletín Comunitario. Translated by Elise Dorn.   Chess is art and calculation (M. Botvinnik)   Although the origin of chess is uncertain, the consensus is that it originated…