Maurice Ashley
1st African American 
 Chess Earth
Welcome to Our Corner of the Earth
Chess Earth is a premier organization based in Cincinnati, Ohio that is dedicated to all things chess.  


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Next Chess Tournament 
Cincy Tornado
"emotional Chess"
June 27th, 2015.  
Last Saturday of the Month. 

  1st Place Winners 
at last Cincy Tornado
"Pawn Gambit"

Bob Challan 1st Under 1600  &   John Miller clear 1st Open Section 

Ramer, Barnakov, Sedlar and Blake.

 Sunday Blitz
Chess At Cancun's

Weekly Blitz Tournament
  • 4:00pm for Sunday Blitz Tournament 
  • Chess At Cancun's provides the community a Sunday chess outlet. Play casual games or watch chess matches. 
  • for more details click here

 2015   Cincy Tornado Tournament Schedule 

                             Last Saturday of the Month - 1st Round 10am

May 30    Cancelled for GEM CITY at Dayton Chess Club

June 27   
"Emotional Chess 2nd Year"
July 25    "Fluid Moves" 
Aug. 29   "Unorthodox Chess"

Sept. 26 “Positional By Nature”

Oct. 24 “As Chess As in Life” Last Saturday of month is Halloween so tournament moved to Oct. 24.

Nov. 28 “Thanksgiving Chess"

Dec. 19 “Six Days Til Christmas” Last Saturday of month is day after Christmas so tournament moved to Dec. 19.

Register online for $30 Entry Fee Register at the site for $35 Entry Fee

Pay with any Credit Card or Paypal: Click Here: to Register and Pay and compete in the next Cincy Tornado Chess Tournament.

Noah Keating-Adams winning the "Master Bounty Prize" $50 for beating  the highest rated master in the tournament: Carl Boor 2366 

Artwork hanging at Cincy Tornado.

 Mystery Question. When and Where was this picture taken? Email answer/response to  First to give correct answer will receive a prize. A nice mystery prize. 
Bobby Fischer (left). Fidel Castro (seated with hat on). Standing behind Castro is Tigran Petrosian. 

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White to Mate in 3 Moves