Published Oct 2019
Leah Baxter is a genius.
She’s a few wins away from becoming a chess grandmaster and her life is on course to achieve everything her mom and coach want for her.
But Leah is at a stalemate, grieving for her father and feeling suffocated.
She’s ready to quit chess completely – but chess isn’t ready to quit her.
Leah is about to discover her new gambit: chessboxing, a fierce hybrid sport which will test her body and mind to their limits. Can the pawn become the queen?