In an exclusive interview for ChessBase, the rising chess star and American Fide Master Alice Lee talks to chess journalist Tatiana Flores about her ambitions in chess as well as in her private life, gives some insights into her training routine and answers the big questions about her future in chess.
“Born in the United States in 2009, Fide Master Alice Lee has already attracted considerable attention with her impressive achievements in chess. Coming out of the difficult pandemic stronger than before, she shone at the American Women’s Cup 2022 and 2023, the latter of which saw her win a game against tournament favourite GM Irina Crush. Lee has also proved her online chess prowess to the world, defeating GMs such as Matthias Blübaum and Bogdan-Daniel Deac in the recent 2023 Pro Chess League.
As well as being a three-time World Youth Champion, one of the highest rated players in her age group and improving at a dizzying rate, Lee enjoys going to school and focusing on her current successes with her family.”