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Delmarva Today 5-17-24 An African American Grandmaster on Chess & Life Lessons

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Maurice Ashley is the first and only African American to become a Chess Grandmaster. Host Don Rush talks with him about his new book "Move by Move: Life Lessons On and Off the Chessboard" about its lessons and learning the game in the tough neighborhoods of Brooklyn.

Don Rush is the News Director and Senior Producer of News and Public Affairs at Delmarva Public Media. An award-winning journalist, Don reports major local issues of the day, from sea level rise, to urban development, to the changing demographics of Delmarva.