Sometimes the place that you’re born into isn’t the place where you belong. A young lady named Phiona is about to learn that first hand. She was born into a loving family in Katwe, Uganda. When her family came face to face with a tremendous challenge, it left her, her mother and her siblings left to fend for themselves. Try as her mother may, they just couldn’t overcome the overwhelming adversity. That is until Phiona developed an interest in a simple yet strategic game called Chess. With the help of a local youth mentor, her abilities far surpassed even her own wildest dreams. Yet, the harder she fought to get ahead, there were an unending array of roadblocks that she’d haveﾠto overcome. This is her incredible story, told to us through the eyes of Tom Crothers with the assistance of those directly involved. A true story about overcoming adversity that has the ability to inspire anyone who dreams of something more. Take a chance on this and be inspired to do something out of the ordinary.