Maurice Ashley – The first African-American International grandmaster in chess

In 1999, the New York resident Maurice Ashley became the first African-American International grandmaster. In 2002, he once again made history, by becoming the first African-American to qualify for the U.S. Championships in more than 150 years. In 2003, the U.S. Chess Federation named Maurice Ashley “Grand Master of the Year”.

Ever since the late 1990s, Maurice Ashley has been a tutor as well as a player. In 1999, he established the Harlem Chess Center in New York, where he coached young chess players. In 2005, he published the book “Chess for Success” where the explains how chess can be a vehicle for improving overall student achievement. Maurice Ashley is also the main force behind the Generation Chess Competition, as well as the app “Learn Chess with Maurice Ashley”.


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