9 Queens is dedicated to empowering individuals and communities through chess by making the game fun, exciting, and accessible.
“I became interested in chess when I was about four. I like chess bc you get to have fun and learn some things. You get to be more patient. You get to focus and concentrate. ”
Saturday, April 30th, 2016, 2PM-6PM, at Hotel Congress, 311 E. Congress St., featuring 9 Queens Player of the Year and Women’s Master Candidate Claudia Muñoz. Claudia is the 3rd Highest Rated 18-year-old female in US Chess. This FREE family chess festival is featuring Beginner Chess Lessons – Passport Tables – Pickup Games – Arts & Crafts […]
Congratulations to 9 Queens Co-Founder Jean Hoffman on her new position as Executive Director of USCF! The US Chess Scoop goes to Parsippany for the 2014 US Amateur Team East, also known as the World Amateur team. Among the interviewees were new Executive Director Jean Hoffman, young SM Joshua Colas & Elizabeth Spiegel of […]
Jennifer’s TedX 2014 Talk can be viewed here:
Do you have a child who won’t sit still? A boy who can’t focus or a girl, who’s easily distracted? Well it turns out an ancient board game can help.
There’s a unique organization right here in Tucson promoting the game of chess.
For beginners, chess is a game that centers around preserving a decidedly female piece.
Annual event puts spotlight on the game and it’s many benefits
“It was good enough for Marcel, so perhaps it was good for me,”
Sean Phillips of NPR discusses the gender divide in Chess.
“I’m seeing more girls playing chess than 10 years ago….”
Say “checkmate” to chess royalty this Cinco de Mayo at the fifth annual Chess Fest.
Chess Player RZA sits down with Paste Magazine
RZA believes chess is key in helping youth learn how to think before acting.
In fact, in Tucson, it seemed an opposite slogan was in the air, “Everyone Loves Chess.”
Tucsonan’s goal: Make children better thinkers through chess