Ladies Knight Podcast Debuts


 Jennifer Shahade’s podcast focuses on prominent female members of the chess community; 
adds to US Chess’ increasing lineup of shows

CROSSVILLE, TN: Jennifer Shahade, two-time U.S. Women’s Chess Champion, CLO editor and vocal advocate for women in chess, has debuted a new monthly podcast, “Ladies Knight,” featuring conversations with prominent female members of our community. Listen to the first episode by clicking here or subscribe on Itunes here and on Android here.  Going forward, Ladies Knight will be available on the third Tuesday of each month.

In this initial episode, Jennifer Shahade interviews popular streamer and five-time Canadian Girls Champion Alexandra Botez. Alexandra is also the CEO of Fame Game and a commentator for the PRO Chess League. Jen and Alexandra talk about bullet chess, building a successful twitch channel, and how to tackle trolls. Follow Alexandra on https://www.twitch.tv/alexandrabotez and https://www.instagram.com/missbotez/.
The podcast features music by the artist Juga, who went viral when her song, “Oh Capablanca,” dropped in the Fall of 2018. You can find more about Juga onhttps://www.jugamusica.com/
The podcast name was originally inspired by the 2015 show Ladies’ Knight: A Female Perspective on Chess at the World Chess Hall of Fame. 
Find a full index of US Chess podcasts here, including “Cover Stories with Chess Life,” which goes deeper behind each month’s cover story (first Tuesday of each month), and “One Move at a Time,” which looks at people who are advancing the US Chess mission statement (second Tuesday of each month). To support the podcast, consider making a donation to advance our Women’s Initiative at https://new.uschess.org/give/donate-online-women/ or make a donation to US Chess here:https://new.uschess.org/give/donate-online/.

Art enclosed:
Podcast theme art designed by Frankie Butler based on a photo by David Llada.


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