Shailesh Nerlikar is a young man whose bones have shrunk in size. His health was normal until four, when a calcium overdose and wrong prescription from his doctor caused this condition. Shailesh is unable to sit up or stand, but he loves the game of chess so he competes in live tournaments. Something particularly inspiring […] Read more
A 75-year-old man that served in the Army many decades ago, James Vernon, loves chess. More importantly, he understands the importance and fun in teaching kids chess: he volunteers to teach the game to approximately 16 home-schooled children at a local library chess club every week. When a 19-year-old man came into the room displaying […] Read more
Lizzie Velasquez is a 26-year-old woman living in Austin, Texas. She has a condition that only a handful of other people in the entire world have that makes it impossible to gain weight: she has never been over 64 pounds in her entire life. As a result of her health issues, some of her physical […] Read more
“You don’t always want it to be about you and your condition, you want it to be about you period. My aspect is I want to be a gamer first before anybody thinks this is a show or this is a story, so the only way to do that is to fit in the crowd […] Read more
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