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. ”

Events / Outreach

9 Queens Comes To You


In addition to providing workshops, trainings,school academies and motivational talks, 9 Queens can also work with your organization to create an individualized program.

If you are interested in collaborating with us, please email our Executive Director Kendra Cass.