The Unremarkable Beginning for U.S. Women’s Chess Champion Lisa Hickey

Or, How this Putnam County Woman went from the chess board to the cover of Sports Illustrated

Above, Lisa Hickey sits by her chess board at a home she and her husband share in western Kent. Below, Hickey’s notoriety was featured with a front page of Sports Illustrated. Photos by Eric Gross.

Lisa Hickey remembers as though it was yesterday....

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