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Maurice Ashley

How This Chess Grandmaster Uses The Game To Transform Young Lives

The Huffington Post | Lilly Workneh | Posted 04.13.2016 | Black Voices

Maurice Ashley is a man who has expertly mastered the game of chess. He is a three-time national chess championship coach, a two-time author and an o...

Wesley So Wins the Millionaire Chess Open in Las Vegas

Lubomir Kavalek | Posted 12.13.2014 | Sports
Lubomir Kavalek

The Philippine grandmaster Wesley So, 21, won the Millionaire Chess Open in Las Vegas and the first prize of $100,000, the largest in the history of open tournaments.

Check Mate: Three Black Teens Take The Chess World By Storm

nytimes.com | Posted 11.18.2011 | Black Voices

It rarely comes as a surprise for an African American to be the latest rising sports star, whether he's slam dunking on the court or scoring touchdown...