Press Interviews & Media Coverage




Chess Grandmaster to speak for Summit
Chess grandmaster brings message of determination to WECHS students
American Chess Duo to visit Ghana
The Chess Drum chats with GM Maurice Ashley (Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire)
The Chess Journey of Maurice Ashley 



How to start playing chess. With Maurice Ashley (interview)
Maurice Ashley – Reveling in the Ultimate Thinker’s Game as a Chess Grandmaster | The Daily Show
Maurice Ashley & WMAR-2 News
On Chess: The view from a commentator’s chair
How to make chess more popular? – Interview with Maurice Ashley




Maurice Ashley, first black chess grandmaster, continues to give back to the game – The Undefeated, April 12, 2017
Maurice Ashley, Brooklyn Grandmaster – CBS, March 11, 2017
Chess in Africa – Chessbase, January 25, 2017

The Chronicles of Grandmaster Maurice Ashley – The Chronicles of a Hip Hop Legend, November 11, 2016
Brooklyn Chess Grandmaster Passing His Wisdom On To Kids – CBS, November 3 , 2016
Brooklyn district attorney’s office announces chess program for at-risk youth – Amsterdam News, Nov 3 , 2016
Maurice Ashley on 2016 Millionaire Chess – The Chess Drum, October 21, 2016
Millionaire Chess: interview with Maurice Ashley – Chessbase, October 9, 2016
Maurice Ashley helps propel Kenyan chess forward! – The Chess Drum, June 16, 2016

GM Maurice Ashley tells students, “Chess is Fun”–  Brooklyn Daily Eagle, February 9, 2015
Radio Interview – Interview with Maurice Ashley – February 8, 2015





CBC Radio Interview with Maurice Ashley – As it Happens with Carol Off & Jeff, November 2014
Chessbase interview with Maurice Ashley – Chessbase, October 27, 2014
Australia Radio interview with Maurice – Australia Radio, Oct. 14, 2014
TalkSPORT radio interview with Maurice Ashley – TalkSPORT, September 4, 2014
Chess Brain Training – AskMen, June 28, 2014
Tour Planet Hollywood with GM Maurice Ashley – US Chess Group for USCF, June 26th, 2014
Grandmaster Maurice Ashley Interview on Chess PDX. – Chess PDX Blog


Maurice Ashley Mini Interview About Millionaire Chess – OneArrow’s Blog on, December 28, 2013
Millionaire Chess Open launched by GM Maurice Ashley: Las Vegas Oct 2014 – Chess Magazine Black & White, December 19, 2013
GM Maurice Ashley Profile – The Chess Drum