Take Me Home: Ashley in Jamaica

GM Maurice Ashley in Jamaica.

Jamaica Nice for GM Ashley

Reggae star King Yellowman did a song called “Jamaica Nice” in which he was telling a story about immigrants reminiscing about the beauty of Jamaica. The singer crooned the lyrics, “Take me home… country road… to the place… I belong… in Jamaica… that’s where I’m from… take me home… country road.”

GM Maurice Ashley has been visiting Jamaica on a regular basis and once again stepped onto his homeland as part of his six-nation Caribbean tour. ChessBase ran Ashley’s narrative on his visit home.

Link: https://www.chessbase.com/newsdetail.asp?newsid=7794

Daaim Shabazz

Daaim Shabazz is the founder of The Chess Drum, while serving as a tenured faculty member of Global Business & Marketing at Florida A&M University in Tallahassee, Florida, USA. He holds a B.S. Computer Science from Chicago State University, an MBA in Marketing and a Ph.D. in International Affairs & Development, both from Clark Atlanta University. He has served the journalist community for more than 30 years and still competes in tournaments occasionally.


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