Fahim and his father have safely fled from Bangladesh, but their battle for safety does not end when they arrive in Paris. Living with the continuous uncertainty of having to leave the country, they are waiting for the response to their application for asylum. In the mean time, Fahim learns how to play chess. But when the national championships are about to start, Fahim threatens to be deported. He sees only one solution: become France's champion in chess. Based on a true story.