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Grand Master Maurice Ashley is the first and only African-American International Grand Master of chess. Originally born in Jamaica, Ashley and his family move to Brooklyn where at age 12, Ashley began to play chess. Ashley feels that it is his mission to open doors for minority children through chess. He has coached many Harlem student teams, several of them reaching national championship levels.

GM Maurice Ashley (1)


 

Author and motovational speaker Eugene Brown-Bey

 

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