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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Chess Life Magazine

A trio of writers—GM Nicolas Checa (high school), Dr. Alexey Root, WIM (junior high), and Bruce Pandolfini (elementary)—recap the 2019 spring national scholastic championships in this month's Chess Life. Also look for FM Mike Klein's article on the raucous PRO Chess League finals and Dr. Root's interview with Dr. Kenneth Kiewra on nurturing talent. FM Alex Dunne announces the winners of two correspondence championships and to round it off, check out WFM Maria Emelianova's gorgeous photography in her Grand Chess Tour article.

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Chess Life Kids

Chess Life Kids is growing! Starting this month, Chess Life Kids expands to 32 pages and is packed with extra features. In August, Jamaal Abdul-Alim introduces you to eight-year old Tanitoluwa "Tani" Adewumi and Dr. Alexey Root, WIM, reviews changes to tournament rules that scholastic players need to know. Also meet GM Robert Hess in this issue's My First Move.

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