Chess Life Cover Stories with Grandmaster Maurice Ashley [PODCAST]

The January 2019 edition of “Cover Stories with Chess Life” is now available! This monthly podcast, hosted by Senior Director of Strategic Communication Daniel Lucas, goes in depth and behind the scenes with the author of each month’s cover story. You can find the January issue here.

This month, we talk to GM Maurice Ashley about his feature on the 2018 Olympiad which covers the Open Team’s Silver Medal and the Women Team’s strong efforts. US Chess Hall of Fame member Ashley is well known from his duties as on-air analyst for the Saint Louis Chess Club’s “Today in Chess” broadcast, his organization of the Millionaire Chess Opens, and his recent appearance on Comedy Central’s “The Daily Show.”

During our monthly feature, “Checking in with Jen,”  Senior Digital Editor Jennifer Shahade discusses what is new and upcoming on CLO at as well as our social media networks, including YouTube, where you can find the video of Timur Gareyev “chess-diving.”

This month, Jennifer discusses the recent Sports Illustrated article about women in chess and her brand new, soon to be revealed, podcast “Ladies Knight” which will be focused on women in the chess world.

And don’t miss your chance at winning a $50 gift certificate to! Send in your question to [email protected], and if your question is selected as the Best Question, you will win the gift certificate. Next month we will be discussing the Magnus Carlsen/Fabiano Caruana World Championship match, so send in your questions about this or anything about Chess Life that strikes your fancy.

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