Abby Marshall

Chess Player

Birthday June 11, 1991

Birth Sign Gemini

Birthplace United States

Age 32 years old

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Woman FIDE master chess player who became the 1st young woman to win the Denker Tournament of High School Champions in 2009. She had previously become the first female two-time winner of the Susan Polgar National Invitational for Girls tournament in 2005-06.

Before Fame

In 2008, she became the National 11th Grade Chess co-champion, which introduced her to a national audience.


She has authored articles for Chess Life Magazine's online edition. She has also written a weekly article titled "The Openings Explained" for

Family Life

She was born and raised in the United States.

Associated With

Like Magnus Carlsen, she was considered a chess prodigy due to her overwhelming success at an early age.