Jennifer Shahade is an author, chess champion, commentator and poker player. She is a two-time US Women's Chess Champion and was the first woman to win the US Junior Open. She is also the author of Play Like a Girl and Chess Bitch. Both books aim to inspire more girls and women to enter the male dominated chess world.
Jennifer is the Mind Sports Ambassador for PokerStars, editor of the US Chess Federation website, and a board member at the World Chess Hall of Fame.