Rachel Ulrich comes from a chess-playing family; she and her three siblings all have played chess competitively starting at a young age. Rachel has competed on an international scale in the 2010 World Youth Championship, and nationally at the prestigious Susan Polgar Girls Invitational tournament later that same year. In 2015, she was invited to compete in the U.S. Junior Girls’ Invitational. She is currently the #6 female player under the age of 18 in the United States.