CHESSFLASH WORLD NEWS/Oct 9, 2014

New Orleans, Louisiana THE MARILYN VS. THE WING…. CHESS BATTLE OF THE CENTURY! FILMED FOR TELEVISION ABSOLUTELY FREE FOR ALL PLAYERS AND SPECTATORS … “CHESS BATTLE OF THE CENTURY”… 42ND 2014 PAUL MORPHY MEMORIAL CHESS TOURNAMENT CHALLENGE … 2 games … MATCHES DEFENDING ”BIG KAHUNA” CHESS CHAMPION ’THE MARILYN” OF NEW ORLEANS VERSUS JUST CONFIRMED CHALLENGER […]

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“Little Chess Monsters” Simul Sunday in New Orleans

What: “The Little Chess Monsters” Simul Exhibition featuring Jude Acers When: 1 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014 Where: The New Orleans Healing Center, 2372 St. Claude Ave., NOLA (504-324-0044) FREE CHILDRENS CHESS LECTURE AND EXHIBITION BY WORLD FAMOUS NEW ORLEANS PROFESSIONAL CHESS MASTER JUDE ACERS — “THE MAN IN THE RED BERET” … “THE LITTLE […]

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New Orleans Pop-Up Book

Please join us in supporting our friend Jamie Hayes’ Kickstarter campaign to help him produce and publish a New Orleans-themed pop up picture book. Check out this video for more information about the project and how you may help bring it to life:


CHESSFLASH WORLD NEWS/Sept. 16, 2014

STRONGEST EVER INTERNATIONAL MEN /WOMEN 2014 WORLD SENIOR CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP SET FOR KATERINI, GREECE OCT 23- NOV 5, 2014. INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZER NIKOS KALESIS TODAY CONFIRMED THE STUNNING NEWS: TWO FORMER WORLD TOP TEN CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP CANDIDATE GRANDMASTERS, L. PORTISCH OF HUNGARY & J.NUNN OF ENGLAND, WILL UNRETIRE FOR THE OCT 23 -NOV 5, 2014 WORLD SENIOR […]

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Calling all little chess monsters!

What: “The Little Chess Monsters” Simul Exhibition featuring Jude Acers When: 1 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014 Where: The New Orleans Healing Center, 2372 St. Claude Ave., NOLA (504-324-0044) FREE CHILDRENS CHESS LECTURE AND EXHIBITION BY WORLD FAMOUS NEW ORLEANS PROFESSIONAL CHESS MASTER JUDE ACERS — “THE MAN IN THE RED BERET” … “THE LITTLE […]


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CHESSFLASH WORLD NEWS/Sep 3, 2014 [Updated]

ST.LOUIS MISSOURI … $400,000 SINQUEFIELD CUP … ITALIAN CARUANA HEADED FOR MONSTER SEVENTH STRAIGHT WIN IN MOMENTS … RETAINS STAGGERING UNBELIEVABLE THREE POINT LEAD OVER SECOND PLACE WORLD TRIPLE CROWN CHAMPION MAGNUS CARLSEN IN HIGHEST RATED CHESS TOURNAMENT OF ALL TIME … WITH THREE GAMES REMAINING A SINGLE DRAW WILL WIN FABIANO CARUANA $100,000 TOMORROW. — […]


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 […]