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Million Chess announces the tournament is officially a go! We're so excited and social media was the first to find out about the announcement. For media and anyone else interested in reading our press release, please find our "Million Dollar Chess Tournament Makes First Move" publication here. We encourage you to share it on your social media channels!

For Immediate Release:...

Millionaire Chess is excited to share with everyone a quote from Will Smith regarding the Millionaire Chess Open and Maurice Ashley!


“I commend Maurice for creating a venue that showcases chess to the world. The Millionaire Chess Open is a fantastic concept that will invigorate current players, and the next generation of Grandmasters.”
— Will Smith

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Amy Lee and Maurice Ashley put together this amazing promotional video where we parallel the Millionaire Chess Open Tournament with a very FAMOUS movie ;) Our question is serious though, which pawn will you take? The red one or the blue one? This is your last chance, after this, there's no turning back..... which move will you make?


Watch our brand Matrix Promotional Video...

Some of you have been asking us for ways you can help promote Millionaire Chess and spread the word about the tournament. We’ve created this video you can share with your friends, family, chess clubs, and networks to get even more people excited about the Millionaire Chess Open.


We can't wait to make chess history this October!

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A few days ago, I posted a simple comment and question on my Facebook page:
I heard an opinion from a fellow GM that amateurs should not win the kind of money that the Millionaire Chess Open is giving away in prizes. Do you agree?
 
I was surprised at the firestorm it set off, as it really seemed to touch a raw nerve in the chess community....

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