Gene, 11, says he will win so he smiles, but he's not yet sure if the Gene Nakauchi manipulating the white chess pieces will outsmart the Gene Nakauchi manipulating the black chess pieces or vice versa.
Chess has been a lot like that for the Gold Coast boy -- lots of winning and smiling -- but it hasn't always been that way.
Gene is autistic. Born in Australia to Japanese parents, English is a second language.
Wednesday, January 31, 2007
Gene Nakauchi: Junior U12 Champ
From the Herald Sun: