Writer. Chess Player.
Why chess tournaments can be hostile for women and girls
When Tallulah Roberts – a British chess streamer who goes by the name lularobs – tweeted that she had been harassed by male players at a major chess tournament in Iceland, I didn't doubt her claims for one second.
JOURNEY TO INDIA
OF ALL THE TRIPS I'VE TAKEN AROUND THE WORLD, none of them compare to the month-long trip I took to India back in 2011. Half the trip was planned with visits to meet U.S. Fulbright Scholars and to observe a major chess tournament being held that year in Chennai. But the rest of the trip was totally spontaneous, and I found myself crisscrossing the country and ending up in some rather precarious and socially awkward situations. When all was said and done, I felt like I had learned quite a lot, but I also felt lucky to have left with my life.