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Donna Dodson's "Match of the Matriarchs"
Jennifer Shahade welcomes artist, sculptor and Fulbright Scholar Donna Dodson to Ladies Knight. In 2018, Dodson created an epic chess set for a show… Read More »
WGM Nadya Ortiz with kids from Colombia
 Jennifer speaks on Ladies Knight to Nadya Ortiz, a chess champion who now works as a senior software engineer at Apple. Born in Ibague, Colombia,… Read More »
Sarah Chiang vs. Jeffrey Xiong in 2013
Our September Ladies Knight guest is NM Sarah Chiang, a graduate of Washington University in Saint Louis, a med student and an advocate for girls and… Read More »
Isabelle Choko, row of photos
Ladies Knight welcomes Holocaust Survivor, author and 1956 French Women’s Chess champion, Isabelle Choko. Jennifer Shahade interviews Choko about her… Read More »
NM Laura Smith
Jennifer brings National Master and chess coach and streamer Laura Smith to Ladies Knight. Laura talks about her very early beginnings in the game… Read More »
Judy Kiragu and Dr. Philip Mwashe
In a special double-header, Jennifer interviews entrepreneur and organizer Judith Kiragu and chess patron Dr. Philip Mwashe on the origin story of… Read More »
Dr. Chanda Prescod-Weinstein
Jennifer Shahade welcomes theoretical physicist, author and chess enthusiast Dr. Chanda Prescod-Weinstein to Ladies Knight. Prescod-Weinstein’s new… Read More »
Yuanling Yuan on Beating a World Champion, promo for Girls Club Event
The US Chess Women girls club is continuing to provide an exciting and educational program of events. This week the club will host Canadian chess… Read More »
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