46 episodes

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

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    • 4.7 • 44 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 ft. Luciana Morales LK046

    Ladies Knight with Jen Shahade ft. Luciana Morales LK046

    Jennifer welcomes Women’s International Master Luciana Morales to Ladies Knight. Luciana is a three-time Continental Champion, the first Peruvian woman to qualify for the Women’s World Champs and an Olympian captain and player. Now hailing from Brownsville, Texas, Luciana works for chessable, where she was recently promoted to Classroom Manager. She  goes by “Mom’s Gambit” on social...

    • 57 min
    Ladies Knight with Jen Shahade ft. Tatia Skhirtladze LK045

    Ladies Knight with Jen Shahade ft. Tatia Skhirtladze LK045

    Jennifer welcomes Tatia Skhirtladze to Ladies Knight. Skhirtladze is the director and producer of “Glory to the Queen”, a documentary film exploring the outstanding success of Georgian women in chess, focused on four legends of the game: Nona Gaprindashvili, Maia Chiburdanidze, Nana Ioselaini and Nana Alexandria. Jennifer and Tatia speak about highlights from her film,...

    • 38 min
    Ladies Knight Q&A with Jen Shahade LK044

    Ladies Knight Q&A with Jen Shahade LK044

    In a special episode of Ladies Knight, 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...

    • 28 min
    Ladies Knight with Jen Shahade ft. Yosha Iglesias LK043

    Ladies Knight with Jen Shahade ft. Yosha Iglesias LK043

    Jennifer is joined by Yosha Iglesias, a multi-talented chess professional:  a FIDE Master, composer, coach and  YouTuber. She also works for chess24, and is  among the top ten female players in France, (ranked #9 in June 2022). Jennifer and Yosha speak about how the Eureka moment of solving a chess problem can be similar to...

    • 44 min
    Ladies Knight with Jen Shahade ft. Jessica Era Martin LK042

    Ladies Knight with Jen Shahade ft. Jessica Era Martin LK042

    Jennifer interviews author, chess coach as well as a longtime friend of Jen’s, Jessica Era Martin, to Ladies Knight. Jessica is the founder of Over the ChessBoard, a coaching organization dedicated to bringing chess everyone. A published poet and frequent contributor to chesskid, she’s also the author of several books, including two 2022 titles, Chess...

    • 48 min
    Ladies Knight with Jen Shahade on the Road, ft. CHESS QUEENS LK041

    Ladies Knight with Jen Shahade on the Road, ft. CHESS QUEENS LK041

    In this special episode of Ladies Knight, host Jennifer Shahade invites you to join her on the road, starting with her Chess Queens book launch in London, where she visited a girls school called Sarah Bonnell, a women’s group called the “Trouble Club”, and our friends at the London Chess & Bridge Shop. She moves...

    • 39 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
44 Ratings

44 Ratings

AgateSteph ,

Smart & engaging

Fascinating guests and thought-provoking content. Jennifer Shahade is a great interviewer. Can’t wait to listen to more episodes

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.

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