Events

Maurice Ashley attends 2017 Supernationals

May 3, 2017

Maurice Ashley will MC this year’s Supernationals, May 12-14.  This event currently occurs every four years; the previous two Supernational…

Maurice Receives The Cullman Award for Excellence

May 3, 2017

On Monday May 8th, Chess In the Schools 30th Anniversary Benefit “Honoring Champions of Chess in the Schools,”  Maurice received…

Chess Olympiad in Baku, Azerbaijan!

September 2, 2016

This Olympiad is amazing! Here are a few photos of one of the most amazing opening ceremonies ever! Baku knows how…

15th annual Queen City Classic Cincinnati – March 11

March 14, 2016

The annual Queen city classic was held this year at the Paul Brown Stadium in Cincinnati between March 11 and…

US Chess championship 2016

February 12, 2016

It’s that time of the year! The best players in the US are all set to fight each other in…

Millionaire Chess Open Tournament #3

February 1, 2016

Millionaire Chess Open, the brain-child of International Grandmaster Maurice Ashley, and his business partner Amy Lee, is a game changer…

London Chess Classic, 2015.

December 15, 2015

Grand Master Maurice Ashley was one of the key commentators of the London Chess Classic, 2015 team along with GM…

Showdown in St. Louis between Nakamura and Caruana, 2015

December 1, 2015

It was the height of chess tension, as America’s Chess super stars Hikaru Nakamura and Fabiano Caruana fought a duel…

July 15-17 – Director's Fellow Retreat for MIT Media Lab

July 20, 2015

Director’s Fellow retreat at the Media Lab on July 15-17 in Cambridge, Massachusetts. The Director’s Fellows program is creating a…

The Moth: Jul 9, 2015

July 10, 2015

Maurice Ashley details his unorthodox education and the private chess match that defines him in this Moth story telling episode…