Ladies Knight with FM Alisa Melekhina

In the first anniversary episode of Ladies Knight, Jen Shahade interviews the multi-talented FM, entrepreneur, gold medalist, author and lawyer Alisa Melekhina. Jennifer talks to Alisa live in Philadelphia, where  both grew up, about a wide range of topics, from Alisa’s corporate chess league, to lessons behind her first book, “Reality Check: What the Ancient Game of Chess Can Teach You About Success in Modern Competitive Settings.”

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Sabina Foisor after winning the 2017 U.S. Women's Championship. Photo: Austin Fuller

Ladies Knight with WGM Sabina Foisor [PODCAST]

WGM Sabina Foisor joins Jennifer Shahade on Ladies Knight to discuss her recent work coaching our youngest players in International competition, as well as how she balances kindness with a ferocious approach over the board.

Sabina and Jennifer also relive Foisor’s emotional triumph at the 2017 US Women’s Championship, and how chess skills translate into life skills. Sabina describes her final round at the 2017 Champs against Apurva Virkud, capped with a glorious queen sacrifice.

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Al Lawrence (photo Austin Fuller, courtesy of the Saint Louis Chess Campus)

December Cover Stories with Chess Life: Al Lawrence and 80 Years of US Chess

The December 2019 edition of “Cover Stories with Chess Life” is now live! This monthly podcast, hosted by Senior Director of Strategic Communication Daniel Lucas,…

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WGM Carla Heredia Serrano

Ladies Knight with WGM Carla Heredia Serrano Podcast (ladies-knight): Apple Podcasts Play in new window | Download | Subscribe by Email   The November episode of Ladies Knight features Carla Heredia Serrano, a Women’s Grandmaster from Ecuador, who…

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