|GM Maurice Ashley to Appear at National High School and Elementary|
|April 6, 2011|
2011 National High School Championship in Nashville on April 30th. He will also play a simul at the National Elementary in Dallas on May 6, 2011.
The first African-American Grandmaster in history, Maurice Ashley will give a lecture at the|
The lecture is for coaches, parents, and available participants. It will be held on Saturday morning at 9:30 am, April 30, 2011 in the Heritage E meeting room during the 2011 National High School Championship. There is no charge for the Lecture.
Participants of the 2011 National Elementary can sign up for his May 6 simultaneous exhibition online. A fee of just $25.00 includes an autographed GM Maurice Ashley vinyl roll up board to keep as a souvenir of the simul.
Find out more about Maurice Ashley's chessbase DVD, The Secrets to Chess and his book, The Most Valuable Skills in Chess on USCF Sales.
Ashley is a renowned author and commentator. Just prior to the High School Nationals, Maurice will be commenting on the US Chess Championships in Saint Louis , Missouri, along with CLO editor Jennifer Shahade. You can find out more about Maurice on his official website, http://mauriceashley.com/. Also see complete details on the National Junior High School Championships, National High School Championships and National Elementary Champs.