Jennifer Shahade is a former U.S. Women’s Chess Champion, a FIDE-rated (2322) Woman Grand Master, the author of Chess Bitch, a Chess tournament commentator, an advocate for women in Chess, and also a Poker player. In fact, Shahade recently signed on as an ambassador for PokerStars, on behalf of whom she will be “commenting on poker/chess synergies, strategies and skills.”

Here she is at a recent TEDx event in Baltimore talking about intuition versus deliberate thought in Chess, Poker, and life:

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