9 Queens: Empowerment through Chess

9 Queens is dedicated to empowering individuals and communities through chess by making the game fun, exciting, and accessible.

Player Spotlight


Alexandra Kosteniuk

12th Women’s World Chess Champion

“I make an effort to support organizations like 9 Queens and share their commitment to popularizing chess. Chess Fest will be the second 9 Queens event I have supported and attended. ”



9 Queens & Bookman’s Friday Family Fun Knight September 19, 2014

6:00pm - 8:00pm | 6230 E Speedway Blvd, Tucson, 85712

Friday Family Fun Night at Bookmans!


9 Queens Pima County Public Library Series!

10:00am - 3:00pm | 8959 E Tanque Verde, Tucson, AZ, 85749

It’s time! Are you ready? 9 Queens 2014-2015 Pima County Public Library Series is here! Come join our free, non-rated tournaments. Challenge your skills by joining one of three sections: rookie, intermediate and open.  All players receive a free slice of pizza and a water. See you soon!