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Discover how Maurice Ashley chased his “wild rabbit” through lessons of victory and defeat on his journey to become a Chess Grandmaster.
Hennessy tells the inspiring story of Maurice Ashley, who embodies Hennessy’s “Never Stop. Never Settle.” ethos by pushing the limits of his mind to become a Chess Grandmaster.
Maurice didn’t learn his craft in a secluded sanctuary, he honed his game on the stone tables of Brooklyn’s Prospect Park. He relentlessly chased the lessons of victory and defeat in the Black Bear School of Chess, where he learned from trap setters, speed players and trash talkers.
Maurice pushed the limits of his potential, unlocked the power of the human mind, and won his way to achieve the highest honor in chess.
Maurice Ashley's story
Unlocking His Potential
Hennessy takes you behind the scenes with this intimate look at Maurice Ashley, inviting you to step back to the golden era of 90’s Brooklyn, blitz chess and the Black Bear School. This documentary follows Maurice as he recounts the people, places and lessons that led him to become a Chess Grandmaster.
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