Walter Shawn Browne and his “Romantic Interlude”   Recently updated !

By Sam Sloan The chess world has been in shock since the news came yesterday morning that Grandmaster Walter Browne died early yesterday morning. For the last 49 years, I have been holding a small secret which I felt should best not be revealed as long as Browne was alive. I […]

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CHESSFLASH WORLD NEWS/June 24, 2015   Recently updated !

6 TIME US CHESS CHAMPION GRANDMASTER WALTER S. BROWNE DIES WITHOUT WARNING IN HIS SLEEP IN LAS VEGAS, NEVADA (AFTER SUCCESSFUL PLUS SCORE NINTH PLACE TIE AT THE LAS VEGAS INTERNATIONAL CHESS FESTIVAL / CHESS CAMP LECTURES /SUCCESSFUL 25 BOARD SIMULTANEOUS CHESS EXHIBITION) AT THE HOME OF VETERAN CHESS MASTER […]

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CHESSFLASH WORLD NEWS/Friday, May 29, 2015

MONSTER BREAK OF A LIFETIME FOR NEW ORLEANS 2015 PAUL MORPHY MEMORIAL CHESS TOURNEY PLAYER/”CHESSFEST” INVENTOR/AUTHOR/HISTORIAN MICHAEL TISSERAND OF NEW ORLEANS … HITS THE NEW YORK TIMES FRONT PAGE TODAY WITH A FULL PAGE “ON THE TRAIL OF A CREOLE MUSIC PIONEER, STILL ALIVE IN SONG” … the fantastic saga of […]


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White’s Advantage

From iO9: One thing that hasn’t changed over the years is White’s advantage. In fact, as a 2013 study by an international team of researchers pointed out, White’s advantage has steadily increased over time. The reason for this, say the researchers, is that players are consistently finding better ways of […]


CHESSFLASH WORLD NEWS/May 26, 2015   Recently updated !

TWO AMERICANS IN WORLD TOP 4 CHESS GRANDMASTER 2800 ELO RATED CLUB … St.Louis, Mo. Official confirmation of daily world chess “live” elo rating here shows there are two American grandmasters in the four player only ”2800 elo club” as of today: 1. Carlsen (Norway) world champion and highest elo […]

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CHESSFLASH WORLD NEWS/May 25, 2015   Recently updated !

ACERS TO PLAY IN ITALY TWICE 2015-2017 AS WORLD SENIOR TITLE 11 GAME FIDE TOURNEY ANNOUNCED TODAY –VENICE, NOVEMBER 6, 2017 … New Orleans, Louisiana .. it’s tough being a professional chess master living in New Orleans but my goodness gracious somebody has to do it! Chesslab’s very own monster […]


CHESSFLASH WORLD NEWS/May 11, 2015

WORLD # 3 CHESS GRANDMASTER F.CARUANA (ITALY) MAKES STUNNING MOVE TO US CHESS TEAM … JOINS W. SO AND H. NAKAMURA TO GIVE U.S. FIRST EVER TRIO OF WORLD TOP TEN FIDE RATED CHESS GRANDMASTERS FOR WORLD CHESS OLYMPIAD PLAY … this just in courtesy of REX SINQUEFIELD/ST.LOUIS CHESS SCHOLASTIC […]

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CHESSFLASH WORLD NEWS/April 28, 2015

CHINA WORLD CHESS TEAM CHAMPIONS … Tsaghkadzor, Armenia … this just in from Mark Crowther (The WEEK IN CHESS) … Powered by tremendous world #11 ranked grandmaster DING LIREN and with massive support by chessboard shooting star WEI LI (7-2) the sleeping giant CHINA WINS world chess team gold. Ukraine […]

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CHESSFLASH WORLD NEWS/April 25, 2015   Recently updated !

$300,000 ST LOUIS SINQUEFIELD CHESS CUP SET FOR AUG 21-SEPTEMBER 3, 2015 … $1,050,000 total prizes go on the line at three international “Grand Tour” chess events: St.Louis, Norway and London … $300,000 will be paid out in St.Louis during the fabulous SINQUEFIELD CHESS CUP AUG 21-SEPT 3,2015 … confirmed […]


CHESSFLASH WORLD NEWS/April 26, 2015 [Updated] 1   Recently updated !

THE KD VIDEO PROMOTIONAL  PROTEGE NEW ORLEANS SINGER  LYNN DRURY  GETS  MONSTER  BREAK … GAMBIT MAGAZINE .. .  GAMBIT BEST NEW ORLEANS MUSIC AWARDS NOMINATION WITH PHOTO FEATURE AS BEST  LOUISIANA FEMALE SINGER NOMINEE IN JUST OUT GAMBIT PUBLICATION. WITH DYNAMITE  DRURY  ALBUM PHOTO COVER PORTRAIT FEATURED OF COURSE IN THE RED HOT JAZZ FEST ISSUE […]

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CHESSFLASH WORLD NEWS/April 25, 2015   Recently updated !

NORWAY’S WORLD CHESS CHAMPION M. CARLSEN NOTCHES 5TH WIN (4 draws) TO WIN 2015 VUGAR GASHIMOV MEMORIAL 10 GRANDMASTER SUPER CHESS TOURNEY TODAY … Shamkir, AZ … the cash just keeps rolling in as the golden boy of chess MAGNUS CARLSEN (24 YEAR OLD -HIGHEST ELO RATED CHESS GRANDMASTER EVER) […]