In Conversation with Grandmaster Maurice Ashley!

Maurice Ashley has always been one to make history. Whether it was becoming the first African-American Grandmaster or organizing a chess tournament with the largest prize fund ever, Ashley has consistently been a trailblazer. We had the opportunity to speak with Mr. Ashley about his latest business venture called the Millionaire Chess Open, his experiences […]

Chess Program at the Solon Public Library: Week 3 and 4 Recap

Week 3: Our third session had an excellent turnout! Similar to the last few weeks, the more seasoned players were able to play a myriad of games against one another and subsequently analyze them; the beginning players reviewed the basics of a few openings, including the main lines of the Ruy Lopez and French Defense […]

Mayor Frank G. Jackson’s 8th Annual Youth Summit: Recap

The Mayor of Cleveland holds a Youth Summit every year to help families in Cleveland prepare to send their children back to school, promote the benefits of an education, and provide many resources that help foster a love of learning. Last Saturday we were able to promote chess at our booth by interacting with students […]

Introducing the Invest in Chess Blog!

Hello everyone! Welcome to the official Invest in Chess blog! The purpose of this blog will be to post updates and information about what we are doing to promote chess and to write about relevant news, topics, and much more. Chess is a fascinating, captivating, and immensely beneficial game, and we hope to show that […]