WIM Dr. Carolina Blanco talks to Jennifer Shahade on Ladies Knight about her incredible work with the “Girls Club Room” at National Events, where girls socialize, learn from top players and participate in organized events. Right after the interview, Jen and Carolina gave a tandem chess simul at the Girls Club Room to 20 girls from Kindergarten to sixth grade.
Carolina also gave a learn chess & Spanish lesson at the event, and she reveals some of her favorite Spanish chess words.
Dr. Blanco is an orthodontist and gave Jennifer some insight into her work in dentistry and how she balances it with chess, and explained her trademark “chess smile” braces.
This is the first live podcast edition of Ladies Knight, recorded at the Elementary Chess Championships in Nashville, TN.