Joshua Colas is an International Chess Master (elect) from White Plains, New York.

As of 2019, Josh attends Webster University in St. Louis on a full chess scholarship.  The Webster University Chess Team is the #1 ranked collegiate Chess Team in the United States.

On December 16, 2010, Joshua Colas earned the title of Chess Master making him the youngest African-American Chess Master in history (at age 12).

Joshua has represented Team USA in World Youth Chess Championships from Greece to Brazil.  He won the coveted New York City High School Chess Championships.  Along with winning 6 national championships, Joshua has been named to the All-American Scholastic Chess Team every year since 2009.