Jennifer Shahade & The ChessBard: A Blindfold Exhibition

On September 18th, 2015, two time U.S. Women’s Chess Champion Jennifer Shahade and I played a blindfold chess exhibition at Ryerson University’s Student Learning Center; both of our moves were translated in poems in real time. You can find a full recap by Joshua Arthur Peter White-Crummey at the Ryersonian, complete with additional pictures plus video (included below here) of the event and interviews with the participants at

Visit the page at chesspoetry to find further pictures of the event!

As well, I’ll be reading at the Art Bar Series in Toronto on Sept. 29th at 7:00. The address can be found at the series’ website: