Amanda is an exceptional chess player, ranked among the 30 US female chess players and among the top 12 under the age of 21. She is a 2-time Arizona Representative of the prestigious Susan Polgar Girls Championship, and has played hundreds of USCF rated tournaments. Amanda is very serious yet personable chess player who likes to play logical chess, yet does not shy away from tactical play. She is currently studying at the University of Arizona, Tucson.