Jennifer Shahade

Jennifer Shahade

Most chess books only sell a few thousand copies, and a book titled something like "Women in Chess" would sell even fewer. The idea with this title was to spread the book outside the competitive chess world. I'm interested in attracting readers who love chess but play only casually, and feminists interested in male dominated fields.More Jennifer Shahade quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Playing chess is more athletic than artistic. Champions are more concerned with victory than beauty: it's war with occasionally graceful kicks.More Jennifer Shahade quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I love chess, but it's the height of decadence.More Jennifer Shahade quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
If there were a 1:1 ratio of women and men in the chess world I would agree that all tournaments should be integrated. But a lot of women feel alienated at these mixed events, so it's positive to have occasional all women's events.More Jennifer Shahade quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Chess is not relaxing; it's stressful even if you win.More Jennifer Shahade quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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