Sunday, July 10, 2016

Carissa Yip

4 Young Chess Masters Tackle a Persistent Puzzle: The Gender Gap

Carissa Yip is the top-rated 12-year-old girl in the U.S. Chess Federation. Credit Alex Wroblewski/The New York Times

Carissa Yip is one of 4 girls who are outstanding chess players featured in a recent New York Times article about gender differences in chess.


Editor's note:  I like to search for chess images online.  It is striking to me how many depictions from medieval and  renaissance Europe are men and women playing the game together.

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