Phiona Mutesi

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16 year old Phiona Mutesi is on her way home from a chess centre in... News PhotoChess,Horizontal,Human Interest,Kampala,People,Phiona Mutesi,UgandaPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPTO GO WITH STORY BY MAX DELANY 16 year old Phiona Mutesi (L) is on her way home from a chess centre in Kampala on January 30, 2013. Mutesi went from living rough on the streets of a Kampala slum to competing in chess' most prestigious international tournaments. Mutesi is the first female Ugandan to reach the level of candidate master and the country's reigning under 20 champion. Disney film studios have bought the option to turn her story into a movie. AFP PHOTO/Michele Sibiloni (Photo credit should read MICHELE SIBILONI/AFP/Getty Images)