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.
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 ChessCafe.com.
She was born and raised in the United States.
Like Magnus Carlsen, she was considered a chess prodigy due to her overwhelming success at an early age.