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Jennifer Shahade, two-time US Women's Chess Champion, hosts the official podcast of US Chess Women, where she interviews female chess champions and leaders on Ladies Knight.

Ladies Knight Chess Jennifer Shahade

    • Education
    • 4.9 • 36 Ratings

Jennifer Shahade, two-time US Women's Chess Champion, hosts the official podcast of US Chess Women, where she interviews female chess champions and leaders on Ladies Knight.

    Ladies Knight with Jen Shahade Featuring William Horberg LK025

    Ladies Knight with Jen Shahade Featuring William Horberg LK025

    In a bonus episode of Ladies Knight, William Horberg, the Executive Producer of The Queen’s Gambit, talks to Jennifer Shahade about the long road to creating the hit Netflix series. He also talks about his first chess project, “Searching for Bobby Fischer” which he described as a “cult classic.” Bill moves on to discussing some...

    • 31 min
    Ladies Knight with Jen Shahade Featuring Maria Konnikova LK024

    Ladies Knight with Jen Shahade Featuring Maria Konnikova LK024

    Award-winning author, New Yorker writer and psychology PHD Maria Konnikova joins Jennifer Shahade on Ladies Knight to talk about her first book, Mastermind: How to Think Like Sherlock Holmes. Maria is also the author of the recent bestseller, “The Biggest Bluff“, a chronicle of her poker journey, when she went from newbie to champion in a...

    • 46 min
    Ladies Knight with Jen Shahade on The Queen’s Gambit: Book vs. Series LK023

    Ladies Knight with Jen Shahade on The Queen’s Gambit: Book vs. Series LK023

     In a special edition of Ladies Knight, Jennifer Shahade talks about the Queen’s Gambit by Walter Tevis. She starts by summarizing her thoughts on the series, and the experience of seeing chess all over the media, including a number of interviews Jen did on the show for Vanity Fair, the New York Times, PocketFives, Salon and the Mic.    She then...

    • 38 min
    Ladies Knight with Jen Shahade Featuring Robin and Sarah Ramson LK022

    Ladies Knight with Jen Shahade Featuring Robin and Sarah Ramson LK022

    Jennifer interviews Robin and Sarah Ramson for the October edition of Ladies Knight podcast. Robin Ramson is the founder of Chess Girls DC and the organizer of the upcoming Chess Empowerment Weekend (Nov 6-8), which will feature a series of chess tournaments and a star-studded line-up of guest speakers. Sarah Ramson is Robin’s daughter, and a chess player, golfer,...

    • 33 min
    Ladies Knight with Jen Shahade Featuring Irina Krush LK021

    Ladies Knight with Jen Shahade Featuring Irina Krush LK021

    The September edition of Ladies Knight features legendary Grandmaster and seven-time US Women’s Champion Irina Krush. Irina and Jennifer talk about Irina’s coaching philosophy and her recent learning experiences at camps with Kramnik and Polgar. They also touch on Irina’s battle with COVID-19, which was featured this Spring in the New York Times. Despite her struggles with...

    • 1 hr
    Ladies Knight with Jen Shahade Featuring Lauren Goodkind LK020

    Ladies Knight with Jen Shahade Featuring Lauren Goodkind LK020

    On the August episode of Ladies Knight, Jennifer interviews author, chess teacher and speaker Lauren Goodkind. Goodkind is a popular Bay Area teacher and the author of “Poison Pieces” and “Queen for a Day: The Girl’s Guide to Chess Mastery.” In her latest book, Queen for a Day, readers work through an entire game with...

    • 34 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
36 Ratings

36 Ratings

dkatoms ,

Can't wait for the next episode

Informative, engaging, and much appreciated. Jennifer Shahade's observant and thoughtful nature shines through.

abrahampayton ,

Great!

I don’t usually write reviews but this podcast had some great questions posed to the guest. Really enjoyed the discussion of the mental and emotional elements of chess.

delia2847 ,

Great Podcast

Super excited to see what Jen is going to do with this! ❤️

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