National Master Evan Rabin, CEO of Premier Chess

Special 148th Episode with Phiona Mutesi, Subject of Queen of Katwe

April 07, 2021 National Master Evan Rabin, CEO of Premier Chess
National Master Evan Rabin, CEO of Premier Chess
Special 148th Episode with Phiona Mutesi, Subject of Queen of Katwe
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National Master Evan Rabin, CEO of Premier Chess
Special 148th Episode with Phiona Mutesi, Subject of Queen of Katwe
Apr 07, 2021
National Master Evan Rabin, CEO of Premier Chess

In Episode 148, I converse with Phiona Mutesi,  who represented Uganda at four Women's Chess Olympiads, and is one of the first titled female players in Ugandan chess history. Mutesi is the subject of a 2012 book and a 2016 film called Queen of Katwe. She is the founder of the Phiona Mutesi Foundation

We speak about her upbringing in Uganda, dynamics between girls and boys in chess, a compare and contrast of she and Elizabeth Harmon of the Queen's Gambit, her life in the United States,  her plans after her upcoming graduation and more. 

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In Episode 148, I converse with Phiona Mutesi,  who represented Uganda at four Women's Chess Olympiads, and is one of the first titled female players in Ugandan chess history. Mutesi is the subject of a 2012 book and a 2016 film called Queen of Katwe. She is the founder of the Phiona Mutesi Foundation

We speak about her upbringing in Uganda, dynamics between girls and boys in chess, a compare and contrast of she and Elizabeth Harmon of the Queen's Gambit, her life in the United States,  her plans after her upcoming graduation and more.