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Stories with subject: Chess
  • Correction: Black Chessmaster story story has photos
    Updated: Apr-18-16 8:57 pm

    NEW YORK - In some versions of a story April 18 about Maurice Ashley, The Associated Press reported that Ashley was the first African-American to become a chess grandmaster and the first African-American in the U.S. Chess Hall of Fame. The story should have made clear that Ashley was the first black person from any nation to hold the rank of grandmaster and the first black person in the hall of fame.

  • Citywide chess tournament being held in Washington 
    Updated: Apr-16-16 4:20 am

    WASHINGTON - A citywide chess tournament is being held in Washington.