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Founder, Amanda Ross – professional “shrill feminist” has been running a chess cafe offering free women’s chess lessons, aiming to bring more women into chess and fighting sexism in the chess world, for the past six years, in central London and online. She is available for television, radio or written interview or comment on anything related to chess, women in chess, feminism, sexism in chess, bringing women into chess, ‘The Queen’s Gambit’ Netflix show, etc. Snappy, controversial soundbites a speciality.

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/chess/11548840/Nigel-Short-Girls-just-dont-have-the-brains-to-play-chess.html

https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/bad-move-man-given-job-to-promote-women-s-chess-at-english-chess-federation-rd92nc266

https://www.glamourmagazine.co.uk/article/nigel-short-claims-men-are-better-at-chess-than-women

https://londonmultimedianews.com/2015/04/22/girls-just-dont-have-the-brains-to-play-chess-interview-with-amanda-ross/

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2018/07/01/english-chess-federation-turns-two-female-candidates-role-promoting/

https://nypost.com/2015/04/20/chess-grandmaster-who-lost-to-a-woman-says-men-have-bigger-brains/

https://en.chessbase.com/post/chess-gender-debate-in-the-international-press

https://metro.co.uk/2018/07/01/english-chess-federation-gave-job-of-promoting-the-game-to-women-to-a-man-7674762/

https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/bad-move-man-given-job-to-promote-women-s-chess-at-english-chess-federation-rd92nc266

https://www.researchgate.net/publication/227674544_Checkmate_The_role_of_gender_stereotypes_in_the_ultimate_intellectual_sport