Ladies Knight with WCHOF Chief Curator Shannon Bailey

Podcast (ladies-knight): Apple Podcasts | Play in new window | Download | Subscribe by Email  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.

They also delve deep into the 2015-2016 show, Ladies Knight, featuring chess related work by female artists. The show ultimately inspired the title of this podcast. Yoko Ono and Barbara Kruger were headliners of the show which also featured art by Jennifer and Crystal Fischetti. Programming alongside the popular show included wine and cheese chess classes for ladies, now a Thursday night fixture at the Saint Louis Chess Campus. 

They move on to some of Shannon's most memorable World Chess Hall of Fame experiences, from meeting the legendary photographer Harry Benson to supporting local artists. Check out the World Chess Hall of Fame on twitter, instagram and their website.  Ladies Knight features music by the artist Juga, who went viral when her song, Oh Capablanca, dropped in the Fall of 2018. You can find more about Juga on

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