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March Ladies Knight Features The Artist Juga

Chilean singer, songwriter, chessplayer and artist Juga joins Jennifer Shahade for the March 2020 edition of Ladies Knight. Juga’s hit single, “Oh Capablanca” is the theme music for this podcast, and in her appearance, Juga talks to Jennifer about the inspiration for many of her hit songs, including Caruana Oh Na Na, which she wrote with IM Anna Rudolf.

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WCHOF Chief Curator Shannon Bailey

Ladies Knight with WCHOF Chief Curator Shannon Bailey

World Chess Hall of Fame chief curator Shannon Bailey joins Jennifer Shahade on the latest episode of Ladies Knight. Shannon talks about some of her favorite exhibitions and chess sets over nine years of leading the intersections of history, chess and art at the WCHOF.

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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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WGM Carla Heredia Serrano

Ladies Knight with WGM Carla Heredia Serrano

https://content.blubrry.com/ladiesknight/Ladies_Knight-Episode_10_Nov_2019.mp3 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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Ladies Knight Bonus with James Altucher on Irina Krush

It’s Podcast Tuesday on Chess Life Online, and since this month we have five Tuesdays, we have a bonus clip for you.  US Chess Women’s Program Director WGM Jennifer Shahade talks to podcast host, author of 20 books, investor and blogger James Altucher about his chess swan song, at the hands of seven time US Women’s Champion GM Irina Krush.

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Ladies Knight with IM Danny Rensch [PODCAST]

The September episode of Ladies Knight features International Master and commentator Daniel Rensch, known to many as the Chief Chess Officer at chess.com. Danny, the first male guest on Ladies Knight, talks about the importance of men speaking up and advocating for women in our culture and sport. Jennifer and Danny also talk about gender ratio statistics on chess.com and US Chess.

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Ladies Knight with Maureen Grimaud [PODCAST]

The August episode of Ladies Knight features Maureen Grimaud, chair of the US Chess Women’s committee. Maureen is a vocal proponent and supporter of bringing more women and girls into chess, from her work with the girls club’ rooms and Regional women’s events.

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Ladies Knight with Charlotte Clymer [PODCAST]

Writer, army veteran, social media influencer and US Chess member Charlotte Clymer joins Jennifer Shahade on Ladies Knight live from Las Vegas, where Charlotte participated in her first women’s event, the US Women’s Open. Charlotte and Jennifer talk about Charlotte’s experience in the Armed Forces Championships, how to make chess more inclusive and why every chess game is like a movie.

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