"He is a Genius": Little Boy, 4, Plays Chess Perfectly, Video of His Amazing Skills Goes Viral on Twitter

"He is a Genius": Little Boy, 4, Plays Chess Perfectly, Video of His Amazing Skills Goes Viral on Twitter

  • A little boy has gone viral on Twitter because of the fantastic skills he displayed during a chess game
  • Popular Nigerian chess education promoter Tunde Onakoya posted the video saying he met the boy in Uganda
  • The boy, who is 4 years old, displayed amazing confidence while playing with Onakoya, who is a known professional

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Chess promoter, Tunde Onakoya has posted a video of a little boy who has fantastic chess skills.

Onakoya confirmed on Twitter that the boy, who is just 4 years old, displayed impressive skills that must be nurtured.

Photos of a boy playing chess.
The little boy displayed fantastic chess skills and got a scholarship. Photo credit: Twitter/@Tunde_OD.
Source: TikTok

In the video, the boy was seen playing with so much confidence, showing that he trusts his instincts.

Kid chess player goes viral on Twitter

According to Onakoya, he met the boy in Katwe, Uganda, and he was amazed by his skills. He said he won the game after engaging the little kid in a fierce battle.

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His words:

"I met this 4 year old chess genius in the slums of Katwe Uganda. I won this time, but I’ll be no match for him in a couple of years. The @thegiftofchess has put him on lifelong educational scholarship support. We must nurture this incredible African talent."

Watch the video below:

Reactions from Twitter users

@rrigafrica said:

"When a man has a purpose the world starts to make sense. I pray more Nigerians to start having purpose like you IJN."

@IkeaMD said:

"Wow! Such a great player, his attitude says it all. Calm and confident."

@SmartArc05 said:

"Please send the full video, I need to learn something from this young genius."

@iamStankovicss said:

"Wetin be this? Omo in few years to come, he would be competing with the best globally."

@kibandama commented:

"Thank you for this inspiring journey to Uganda."

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@tyronedavisiii said:

"It's how confidently he moves the pieces that got me."

Video of a boy with great mathematics skills

In a related story, Legit.ng reported that a young boy showed great arithmetic skills and went viral on TikTok.

In a video posted on the platform, the boy was not using a calculator, but he was able to provide answers to questions thrown at him.

Many people called for the boy to be supported in his educational pursuit.

Source: Legit.ng

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