Isabelle Choko survived Auschwitz–the Nazi extermination camp, became a successful chess player and eventually won the French Women’s Chess Championship.
The American doctor sent her to Sweden to convalescence and regain her health before joining her uncle in Paris in 1946.
French Women’s Chess Champion Isabelle
In her new life in France, Isabelle promoted chess as well being a spokesperson on behalf of the millions of victims murdered by the Nazis during the Holocaust.
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