Jude made it to Lynn Drury’s FQF performance, afterwards presenting her with a Southern Candymakers special box of goodies. Sunday he reserved a special chair for “the princess,” New Orleans writer Dedra Johnson; he treated her to a couple fine drinks from the Gazebo Cafe [follow link to an Instagram video of drink procurement and delivery] […]
World Champion Carlsen plays the Vugar Gashimov Memorial 6 grandmaster tourney / Azerbaijan April 20-30,2014 … it is going to be a memorial to remember all right … the 27 year old Gashimov (who died of a brain tumor) personally knew all the world class young players going at it for 10 games/2 hours for […]
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MONSTER COMEBACK BY INDIA’S ANAND GUARANTEES EPIC ONE MILLION DOLLAR WORLD TITLE CARLSEN REMATCH PAYDAY Nov 5-25, 2014 …… KHANTY-MANSIYSK, RUSSIA With a monstrous 1.5 point lead former world chess champion, V.ANAND today won the million dollar plus world title MAGNUS CARLSEN FIDE (WORLD CHESS FEDERATION) official rematch November 5-25, 2014…spare change for Mr.Anand was also 130,000 […]
For the third straight year, Susan Polgar visited New Orleans to promote the Susan Polgar Open for Girls & Boys (with more than $100,000 in chess scholarships and prizes). Be sure to read Polgar’s blog for the latest chess news.
DUBLIN POLICE CONFIRM HORRIFYING CHESS MURDER FOLLOWING CHESS MOVE RULES DISPUTE (ALL DETAILS RESEARCHED BY MSN NEWS FLASH) … Dublin, Ireland Police on March 13, 2014 charged an Italian chess player who admitted to the gruesome chess game rules dispute-murder of his Irish landlord. Police stated that Mr. Salverio Bellante, a pharmaceutical representative, called them […]
WASHINGTON, D.C. … this just in from International grandmaster/critic L. KAVALEK … the greatest book ever published on the epic Russian world chess champion, Mikhail Botvinnik: The Life and Games of a World Chess Champion (McFarland Press), has hit the market … the man who wrote it was of course New York Post chess columnist ANDREW SOLTIS, certainly the […]