Increasing Popularity of Chess in the Black Community

Oct 6, 2021

Maurice Ashley
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The U.S. and U.S. Women's Chess Championships are taking place in St. Louis this week. And, among those doing commentary is Maurice Ashley, the first African American Grandmaster of the game. Delmarva Public Media's Don Rush talked with him about what he sees as the growing interest in the game within the African American community.