Ashley’s “Retrograde Analysis”

GM Maurice Ashley speaks on retrograde analysis.

GM Maurice Ashley speaks on retrograde analysis.
Photo by TED-ED (Facebook).

GM Maurice Ashley has found his niche as a “chess educator” which is not the run-of-the-mill title for a chess trainer or coach. Ashley is talking chess pedagogy and epistemology these days. In a recent video he speaks on the methods of chess thought. In this five-minute talk, he discusses “retrograde analysis,” one of four methods he highlights to analyze a position. Take a look.

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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