Meet Jennifer Shahade- Women's Grand Master

Jennifer Shahade is a Women’s Grand-master, coach, writer and two-time American Women’s Chess Champion (2002, 2004).

In her coaching career, Jennifer Shahade has made a point of focusing her efforts on girls and inner-city youth. She started her own non-for profit organization in 2007: the 9 Queens

She has given inspirational talks and lessons all over the world, including an all girls’ school in
Soweto, South Africa in 2007. This year Jennifer will co-host, with Jean Hoffman and Ella Anderson, the all primary girls chess camp at the Sibun “Chess Kingdom”Jungle Lodge, July 11 - 15, and after that will be the Key Note Speaker at the Educators Symposium on July 19th at George Price Center.

To learn more about the symposium and to register please go to: