This 8 Year-Old Homeless Chess Prodigy Is Playing For More Than Just Pride

New York Life

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A local pastor helped organize the move for Tani’s family. They ended up at a homeless shelter in Manhattan (where they still live). A bright student, Tani enrolled at P.S. 116. Here, Tani discovered a hobby that would ultimately change his life (as well as the lives of his other family members in the process).