Chess Grand Master & Director US Chess Women
Jennifer Shahade is a chess champion, poker player, commentator, and author. She is a two-time US Women's Chess Champion and the first female to win the US Jr. Open. She hosts two award-winning podcasts, the Poker GRID and Ladies Knight. Her books include Chess Bitch and Play Like a Girl! The Women's Program Director at US Chess, Jennifer works to bring more women, girls and gender minorities to the game through girls chess clubs, beginner's women classes and the Madwoman's Book Club.