Jennifer Shahade

Jennifer Shahade is an Olympic chess champion Woman Grandmaster poker pro speaker and author. She is a two-time United States women's chess champion and was the first female to win the US Junior Open. She hosts two award-winning podcasts The Poker GRID and Ladies Knight. Jennifer works to bring more women girls and gender minorities into the game through programmes like US Chess Women the Madwoman's Book Club and a cross-cultural chess club with girls from all the world from Kenya to Colombia. She is an ambassador for PokerStars and Poker Power and a board member of the World Chess Hall of Fame. Her previous books include Chess Bitch (now updated and reissued as Chess Queens) and Play Like a Girl!

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