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By Barbara Mellor, Fahim, Xavier Parmentier, Sophie Le Callennec

ISBN-10: 1848318294

ISBN-13: 9781848318298

LONGLISTED FOR THE WILLIAM HILL activities ebook OF THE 12 months 2015 compelled to escape his local Bangladesh, 8 year-old chess prodigy Fahim arrived in Paris together with his father. Refused asylum, as unlawful immigrants they spiralled downwards into homelessness and desperation. by way of a stroke of good fortune, Fahim was once brought to 1 of France’s most sensible chess coaches, Xavier Parmentier, who tutored him and gave him a feeling of objective, his struggles at the chessboard mirroring either his victories and his crushing defeats in his conflict for a standard existence. emerging via neighborhood and nationwide tournaments to be topped France’s Under-12 Chess Champion in 2012, Fahim grew to become a countrywide sensation. In 2013 he went directly to win the area Under-13 scholar Championship. informed during the transparent eyes of a kid, Fahim’s story isn't just a relocating account of the bleak realities that underlie a supposedly worrying society, but in addition a heartwarming testimony to a father’s decision, the kindness of strangers, and one small boy’s brave will to prevail.

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H. HAZENBERG, R. VAN SPIJK, H. KORVER, B. 1 • = 0 0 = 0 0 0 = 0 ∆ ∆ ∆ ∆ 2 = • = 1 ∆ 0 = 0 0 0 0 ∆ ∆ ∆ 3 1 = • 0 ∆ ∆ ∆ ∆ 1 0 0 = 0 0 4 1 0 1 • 0 0 0 1 ∆ = 0 ∆ ∆ ∆ 5 = ∆ ∆ 1 • 1 = ∆ ∆ 1 0 0 0 0 6 1 1 ∆ 1 0 • 1 0 ∆ = ∆ 0 0 ∆ SOURCE: Tijdschrift van de Koninklijke Nederlandse Schaakbond 1956, p. 163 DENMARK, 1956 — Fyn ch R1 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 NIELSEN, Axel ANDERSEN, Alfred PEDERSEN, Lars Ringkjaer NIELSEN, Vilhelm AASKOV, Jorgen JENSEN, Egon HANSEN, Asmund RASMUSSEN, G.

J. G. 0 0 8 SMIT, C. J. 5 2 2 2 Chess Results GROUP 3B: 1 HARMS, J. K. • ENKLAAR, W. 0 MENTINK, G. J. 0 SEYEN, H. G. = SINT, K. = BOOMGAARD, J. 0 WIJTVLIET, M. J. 0 1 GROUP 4A: 1 DE VRIES, G. W. • 2 VAN WEES, J. W. 1 3 VAN HOUTEN, H. G. 0 4 “Toren” 0 5 KAAN, J. J. 0 6 HUYSER, J. A. 0 7 COLLET, A. A. 1 8 VAN EENENNAAM, C. J. 0 1 GROUP 4B: 1 KLEYN, J. • 2 SOLLIE, I. 0 3 SLAGT, T. = 4 KNOEK, J. 0 5 DEKKER, J. 0 6 ETMANS, M. D. 0 7 BRUINSMA, J. 0 8 VAN AST, W. 0 GROUP 5: 1 FOLKERINGA, R. 2 PLANTE, J.

244 and p. 263 4 1 = 1 • 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 = 0 0 0 0 4 0 1 5 = 1 = 0 • 1 0 1 0 0 = = 0 = 0 0 5 0 1 6 1 = = 0 0 • 1 = 0 = 1 0 = 0 0 0 6 1 0 Chess Results 20 1956 BUENOS AIRES (ARG), 1956 —1st Category 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 ALBERT, Horacio MELAMEDOFF, Manuel TORGALSEN, Jens H. EMMA, Jaime J. 5 3 0 SOURCE: El Ajedrez Argentino 1956, p. 275 BURGAS (BUL), 1956 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 PISKOV, Kamen Penev GANCHEV, Vladimir MANDROV, Dimitar LOZEV, Emil PRAKHOV, Valentin Asenov AIANSKY, Iordan YANKOV, N.

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