Ladies Knight, July 2022: Jennifer Answers Listener Questions

Ladies Knight July 2022

In a special episode of Ladies Knight, host WGM Jennifer Shahade takes on listener questions, ranging from a member of her girls chess club who struggles with closing winning positions, to previous guest Laura Smith on how Jennifer would approach a return to professional chess.

She also answers a question from podcaster Daniel Lona who asks about some of her favorite interactions inspired by her book Chess Queens, and a number of questions that emerged from her social media channels. 

Ladies Knight features music by the artist Juga. Love the podcast? Be sure to subscribe, review, and share on social media and with friends. 


“Ladies Knight” is a monthly US Chess podcast hosted by WGM Jennifer Shahade, two-time US Women’s Chess Champion, featuring female chess champions and leaders. Jennifer Shahade is the Women’s Program director at US Chess. Find out more about the program and the Women’s Initiative at, where you can make a donation.

Listen to the whole family of US Chess podcasts at or through the links below.

Cover Stories With Chess Life, Hosted By John Hartmann

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One Move At A Time, Hosted By Dan Lucas

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Ladies Knight, Hosted By Jen Shahade

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Chess Underground, Hosted By Pete Karagianis

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