Events

Interview with the great Neil DeGrasse Tyson on StarTalk

August 22, 2016

An astrophysicist and a chess grandmaster meet up at a bar…make that the Hayden freakin’ Planetarium!! It was an awesome…

Empowering the kids of Ferguson: #YourMoveChess

February 12, 2016

Your Move Chess, an after-school chess program created by Ascension and the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis…

Chess Grandmaster Teaches Game to Henrico County Students

July 31, 2015

WTVR News –  HENRICO COUNTY, Va. — One of the best chess players in the world spent Tuesday teaching the…

Two Million Dollar Announcement!

June 29, 2015

For Immediate Release: June 29, 2015                            …

Sohn Conference in NYC

May 5, 2015

GM Maurice Ashley commentating at the Sohn Conference in NYC for Magnus Carlsen Blind & Timed Chess Simul.

On Chess: Millionaires And Missed Connections

August 8, 2014

This is the busy season of chess, with lots going on in the scene. Scattered thoughts, like pawns, need attending: Maurice…

Maurice Ashley and Huffington Post

July 15, 2014

How a Chess Grandmaster Is Breaking Barriers to Expand the Audience for His Game Maurice Ashley has a lot riding…

Chess Brain Training: Maurice Ashley and Ask Men

July 3, 2014

This morning, Maurice Ashley has come to the Automotive High School in Greenpoint, Brooklyn, to teach his students how to…

Millionaire Chess Open Tour

June 26, 2014

GM Maurice Ashley gives a tour of the very first Millionaire Chess Open.

Philly.com: "Chess grand master Maurice Ashley gives students tips for life"

June 9, 2014

Maurice Ashley, the first African American international chess grand master, captivated a crowd of young chess players and coaches Friday…