NPR interview: Maurice Ashley: Chessmen At Work

April 6, 2013

Maurice Ashley may be a professional chess player, but he approaches the game like a spy. By carefully studying his competitiors’ habits — from their previously played games to their favorite moves – he has taken down enough chess champions to earn the title of International Grandmaster, the first African-American player in history to do so. He’s also a three-time national championship chess coach, the author of two books, and the designer of the app “Learn Chess! with Maurice Ashley.” … READ the original blog here

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