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Ladies Knight, Sept 2022
Host Jennifer Shahade and guest WIM Luciana Morales talk about her origin story in chess, her work to bring more girls into the game, and the new… Read More »
Ladies Knight August 2022
his month, Jennifer welcomes Tatia Skhirtladze, the director and producer of Glory to the Queen, a documentary film exploring the outstanding success… Read More »
WFM Nastassja Matus. Photo: Sean Hennessy
FMs and WFMs are the hidden gems of the chess world. Overlooked as the world focuses on GM and IM games, FMs and WFMs are more relatable to the… Read More »
2022 FIDE Olympiad, Round 11. Photo: Ootes
With wins by both of our teams in rounds nine and ten, the Americans had put themselves in medal contention, which is a place most teams would be… Read More »
Tatev, Begim, and Melik
Both U.S. Olympiad teams held serve in Round 10, with the Open team defeating Turkey and the Women’s team defeating Indonesia – both with scores of 3… Read More »
2022 FIDE Olympiad Round 7 Scoreboard. Photo: Stev Bonhage
Following the rest day at the 44th FIDE Olympiad, the United States Open team faced Armenia in a match for first place. It would prove to be one of… Read More »
US Open team
The sixth round of the 44th FIDE Chess Olympiad saw the American teams emerge victorious in both sections, although in very different ways — by the… Read More »
Playing Hall Round 5 FIDE Olympiad 2022. Photo: Ootes
The U.S. team beat Israel 2½ - 1½ this round to stay close to the leaders, but it wasn’t easy. Read More »
Cover Stories August 2022, Caroline King
My guest on this special edition of Cover Stories is Caroline King, the photographer who shot our July cover photo of the 2022 National High School… Read More »
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