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


Varga Luna

(playing for 4 years)

“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. ”

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.