Archive for April 26th, 2015

“Millionaire Chess” entrepreneur Maurice Ashley is again on the promotion circuit extolling the virtues of chess in a short segment titled, “The Infectious Wisdom of Maurice Ashley”. The five-minute video shows Ashley telling his story… a story that he has told one million times, but no two times appear to be the quite the same. […]

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Kasparov-Short square off in 1993 match. The Kasparov-Short in 1993 was epic for a number of reasons. The match signaled the official break from FIDE by these two national heroes. FIDE then stages a separate match between Anatoly Karpov and Jan Timman. Kasparov beat Short 12½-7½ while Karpov vanquished Timman, 12½-8½. Decades later both players […]

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