Special books for the Chess Enthusiast

Play Like a Girl! Tactics by 9Queens

Author: Jennifer Shahade

Price:  $14.95 Hardcover

Contents: 100 pages

Release Date: February 2011

Book Description:  Play Like A Girl! is a collection of tactical positions from the world’s best women chessplayers. Chess lovers of all levels can enjoy the puzzles, as the difficulty goes all the way from one-move killer blows to deep, complex combinations. The crushing tactics in this book show that playing like a girl is something to aspire to! When you purchase Play Like a Girl!, you’re also helping charity. All author royalties go to the Tucson-based non-profit organization, 9Queens.

About the Author:

Jennifer Shahade is a two-time U.S. Women’s Champion and a Woman Grandmaster. Jennifer is the author of Chess Bitch: Women in the Ultimate Intellectual Sport, which profiles the lives of many of the players featured in this book; and co-author of Marcel Duchamp: The Art of Chess. In 2005, Shahade and Jean Hoffman co-founded 9 Queens (9queens.org), a non-profit organization that promotes chess in those who are most in need of its benefits.

Shahade is editor of the official website of the U.S. Chess Federation, uschess.org. A resident of Philadelphia, she also maintains a personal website at jennifershahade.com.

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