Maurice Ashley graces cover of Chess Life

Coming off the historic HB Global Chess Challenge, GM Maurice Ashley has raised the bar on international open tournaments.  In the August 2005 issue of Chess Life, Ashley wrote a captivating article of how the tournament was conceived.  It provided details not revealed in previous reports and articles. It also shows the behind-the-scenes dynamics of tournament organizationů not and exact art. However, after a year of negotiations and countless attention to detail, the HB Global Foundation announced a $500,000 prize fund! Ashley describes the event and analyzes several games in his article with his trademark enthusiasm. In addition, there was a very interesting interview with Brian Molohon, Executive Director of the foundation. Grab your copy today!

Chess Life (August 2005)

Posted by The Chess Drum: 18 August 2005