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Sunday, April 17, 2016
Maurice Ashley: Chess' 1st African-American Grandmaster Enters Hall of Fame
Maurice Ashley started playing chess at the age of 14, and by 33, he became the first African-American to achieve the title of Grandmaster. And now – he is the first African -American to be inducted into the U.S. Chess Hall of Fame.