|WGM Jennifer Shahade giving a lesson/simul to children|
at the 2011 Max Euwe Tournament.
Wednesday, November 16, 2011
2011 Max Euwe Tournament
There's a report with some photographs and games at The Week in Chess. The ladies are kicking some chess butt :)
16 November 2011: 14:00-16:00 – simultaneous display by Jennifer Shahade
Jennifer Shahade will play against all junior chess players (from 8 years and above) that want to play in this exciting chess simul. Jennifer Shahade is an American chess player, artist and writer of a book on chess for girls: Play like a Girl. She learned to play from her father when she was 6 years old and now she is a professonal chess player with the nick name Super Jen. She is a women’s grandmaster and was ladies champion of the USA twice. Jennifer will also give a demonstration of hulahoop chess and you can try it out yourself too. On her website you can find a fun video clip!