CHESSFLASH WORLD NEWS/Aug. 23 & 30, 2014

August 23.2014 CHESS IRON MAN IS IN 55TH STRAIGHT FRENCH NATIONAL OPEN TOURNEY Nemes, France.. HE IS A CHESSPLAYER ALL RIGHT! It is happening again … the world chess iron man, MR.ROGER FERRY, is presently pleasantly playing in his astounding 55th straight French national open..the 700 player chess tourney. We know of no record that even […]

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"There'll be no need for me to cry," Part 1

CHESSFLASH WORLD NEWS/Aug 14, 2014

TROMSO,NORWAY… SEYCHELLES CHESSMASTER DIES AT WORLD CHESS TEAM OLYMPIAD CHESSBOARD DURING THE FINAL ROUND … THIS JUST IN FROM NORWAY NEWS IN ENGLISH … despite two ambulances and immediate medical attention, a chess master on the Seychelles international five player chess Olympiad team collapsed and died at the final round chessboard with few games remaining […]


CHESSFLASH WORLD NEWS/Aug 14, 2014

CHINA WORLD TEAM OLYMPIAD CHAMPIONS Tromso, Norway — With 31.5 points from 40 games possible against the world’s best, the mighty sleeping chess giant China won the world team Olympiad today. China’s All Universe board three Yanghyi Yu had a monster Olympiad (2912 elo performance rating) …. also supplied the killer golden point today versus […]

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CHESSFLASH WORLD NEWS/Aug 13, 2014

JUDITH POLGAR, GREATEST WOMAN PLAYER OF ALL TIME, RETIRES AT 38 … DEFEATED KASPAROV, SPASSKY AND CARLSEN … TROMSO, NORWAY  …  The London Times [behind pay-wall] exclusively reported today that it is all over … JUDITH POLGAR, EASILY THE GREATEST WOMAN PLAYER EVER, IS TO RETIRE FOLLOWING TOMORROW’S FINAL ROUND WORLD TEAM OLYMPIAD GAME.  Polgar defeated hundreds of grandmasters in her professional chess career, including world chess […]


CHESSFLASH WORLD NEWS/July 20, 2014

WORLD TRIPLE CROWN CHESS CHAMPION M. CARLSEN AND 5 OPPONENTS NAMED FOR $400,OOO SINQUEFIELD CUP STARTING AUGUST 28 IN ST.LOUIS, MISSOURI … PLAYING TEN GAMES EACH ARE: NAKAMURA, VACHIER-LAGRAVE, KARJAKIN, ARONIAN, CARUANA AND THE WORLD BLITZ/RAPID/CLASSICAL CHESS CHAMPION MAGNUS CARLSEN OF NORWAY. Apparently several recent ridiculous grandmaster draws and mickey mouse prearranged games by American […]

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A Happy Visitor Writes About His Happy Visit to the World Chess Table

Check out Jamal Abdul-Alim’s new article at the USCF website which features a visit to the World Chess Table in New Orleans: Moving onto a taste of France in America: If you should ever find yourself in the French Quarter, be sure to visit the “World Chess Table” on Decatur St.   That’s what I […]