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World Under 13 Student Championship Told through the clear eyes of a child Fahim's tale is not only a moving account of the grim realities that underlie a supposedly caring society but also a heartwarming testimony to a father's determination the kindness of strangers and one small boy's courageous will to succee. La storia meravigliosaIl problema che uesta un autobiografia di un bambino di 11 anni mediata da una giornalistauindi si sta leggendo il lavoro di una giornalista che cerca di ricreare le sensazioni datele dal bambino durante il suo racconto Se uesto fosse mantenuto durante tutto il libro andrebbe benissimo invece ogni tanto si hanno degli sprazzi di narrazione onniscente con riflessioni da vecchio cinuantenne che non hanno alcuna attinenza con lo scopo del libro

Summary Un roi clandestin

Un roi clandestin

Nd 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 In 2013 he went on to win the. I know nothing about chess I always preferred checkers never understanding the meaning of all the different pieces I also had little knowledge about what life is like for those seeking asylum A King in Hiding was a fascinating true story about how a young boys natural talent and his will to succeed changed his life It also gave an insight into the strategic and complex thinking processes involved in a chess game It left me wondering what would have been Fahim s fate without his determination the kindness of those around him and the power of social media An uplifting story well worth the read

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Forced to flee his native Bangladesh eight year old chess prodigy Fahim arrived in Paris with his father Refused asylum as illegal immigrants they spiralled downwards into homelessness and desperation By a stroke of luck Fahim was introduced to one of France's top chess coaches Xavier Parmentier who tutored him a. This book has two major themes the first one being about chess and what it is like to have a passion and massive talent for this game The second theme is about being a refugee in France and seeking asylum The bare bones of the story can be found here view spoiler Fahim Mohammed was born in Dhaka Bangladesh into a reasonably comfortable family His father was a fireman and an enthusiastic chess player Even at a young age Fahim was a chess prodigy He appeared in local newspapers and even once on television There was political unrest in Dhaka around the time Particularly around an election The government stamped down pretty ruthlessly on protestors Fahim s father was somehow involved their house was raided and the family asked uestions Then they received a letter saying that Fahim would be kidnapped Apparently kidnapping people s children was one of the ways the used to threaten or punish families and Fahim s reputation made him particularly vulnerable In the end his parents made the huge decision that he and his father should go to Europe where he would be safe from these kidnapping threats Fahim was eight They left behind his mother sister and baby brotherAfter travelling up through Europe they finally ended up in Cr teil in France at a centre for asylum seekers This was relatively comfortable During this time Fahim was sent to school where he uickly picked up French His father was frustrated because he wasn t allowed to work instead all his efforts went into trying to create a home for Fahim Amazingly in Cr teil they found a chess club and a very good chess club at that The man who ran it Xavier Parmentier was to become a very good friend to the family as well as tutoring Fahim with his chessFahim was doing very well both a school and at his chess but then he and his father had their application for asylum rejected They were moved out of the centre and into a series of different rooms in different buildings run by various charities Some of the places were dirty uncomfortable and unwelcoming Then they were turned out of this accommodation too Fahim was fortunate enough to be offered a home with one of the families attending the chess club but his father had to sleep in a tent in a local parkFahim started having problems at school and his chess playing at this time was patchy He was very worried about his father At age 11 he was nevertheless entered for the prestigious chess competition The Under 12 French National Championship He won to become the French National Chess Champion and on the back of this win his tutor Xavier started campaigning on social media for him and his father to be accepted as French citizens The campaign really took off and was an incredible success with even the president getting involved Fahim and his father were given French citizenship The local mayor arranged for them to be given a flat and at long last his father was able to start working hide spoiler


10 thoughts on “Un roi clandestin

  1. says:

    This book has two major themes the first one being about chess and what it is like to have a passion and massive talent for this game The second theme is about being a refugee in France and seeking asylum The bare bones of the story can be found here view spoiler Fahim Mohammed was born in Dhaka Bangladesh into a reasonably comfortable family His father was a fireman and an enthusiastic chess player Even at a young age Fahim was a chess

  2. says:

    Very much enjoyed the story and liked the way the author has the two voices of Fahim and Xavier “Everything depends on me as if I a

  3. says:

    It should be interesting to a chess player The sneak peek into the mind of a chess player was enjoyable though And the depiction of

  4. says:

    It’s just a coincidence that I had a copy of A King in Hiding How a child refugee became a world chess champion but the current crisis involving refugees from Bangladesh was a spur to bring it to the top of the TBR pile I’m glad I read it prior to doing so I knew about as much about Bangladesh as French chess master Xavier Parmentier who co narrates the book with young FahimBefore I met Fahim and he becam

  5. says:

    This is an incredible story a great book Links to the story of Fahim and his father From 2012 ‘Chess News’ Fahim the conuerorhttpenchessbasecompostfahim thBBC clip about and featuring Fahim article in the Independent Illegal immigrant who lived in tent conuers France as chess champion to the above but allows you to replay some

  6. says:

    I know nothing about chess I always preferred checkers never understanding the meaning of all the different pieces I also had little knowledge about what life is like for those seeking asylum A King in Hiding was a fascinating true story about how a young boys natural talent and his will to succeed changed his life It also gave a

  7. says:

    La storia è meravigliosaIl problema è che uesta è un'autobiografia di un bambino di 11 anni mediata da una giornalistauindi si sta leggendo il lavoro di una giornalista che cerca di ricreare le sensazioni datele dal bambino durante il suo racconto Se uesto fosse mantenuto durante tutto il libro andrebbe benissimo invece ogni tan

  8. says:

    Amazing true insights into the world of asylum seekers; in particular one boy and his father as they suffer 3 years as 'illegals' in France Fahim is a chess prodigy who rises to French champion all the while living as a homeless undocumented minor Great book

  9. says:

    Read it and you get an idea of what it's like to be a refugee and far from your loved onesContemporary topic to be strongly suggested to our teenage readers too

  10. says:

    3 Stars I liked the book I'm glad I read it

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