Alisa Melekhina on her Chess Origins and A Capablanca Gem [VIDEO]

In our latest edition of "Class is In Session", FM and Reality Check Author Alisa Melekhina gave a stirring lecture to over 90 girls on her origin story, from learning chess as a young girl to balancing chess with dance and academics. She also showed a Capablanca gem, his 1919 win over William Winter.

Alisa also showed some bonus photos during our live class, which she provided for CLO too. 

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Argentina, 2001 USA team World Youth

 

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World Youth team 2001

 

Next up for our Girls Club Zoom is WGM Katerina Nemcova, who will talk about Forcing Moves. Sign up here. The class is geared toward girls rated approximately 1000-1700, but girls outside that range often enjoy the content too. It is free to US Chess members. 

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Katerina Nemcova Class in Session

Find our full class in session playlist here and contact jshahade@uschess.org to get on the Girls Club list, and/or our teen section. Listen to Alisa on Ladies Knight here.

 

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