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Maurice Ashley (born March 6, 1966) is a chess grandmaster; he is the only African-American grandmaster, and was born in Jamaica. As of December 2003, USCF has given Ashley a regular rating of 2522, and a quick rating of 2542. Ashley is associated with Chesswise .
- "African continent GMs do exist; but, according to the system of racial classification, I am the first Black GM in history...it matters, and doesn't matter, all at the same time."
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