CHESSFLASH WORLD NEWS/April 23, 2014

LAST MEMORIAL FILM CLIP 0F V. GASHIMOV (and that one million volt smile!) GOES ONLINE Hamburg, Germany … As the 6 super grandmaster 2014 VUGAR GASHIMOV memorial chess tournament rages dail y… the memory of the 27 year old world top 10 chess grandmaster who died of a brain tumor is beautifully framed in a […]

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Jude & the French Quarter Festival [Updated]

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] […]


CHESSFLASH WORLD NEWS/April 14, 2014

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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CHESSFLASH WORLD NEWS/Mar 29, 2014

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 […]

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Jude Presents Susan Polgar with Roses

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.