CHESSFLASH WORLD NEWS/Nov 23, 2013

WORLD CHESS CHAMPION CARLSEN OF NORWAY RETAINS TITLE TODAY WITH FEROCIOUS “SMALL BALL” ENDGAME SOCHI, RUSSIA November 23, 2014 … FINAL SCORE OF THREE GAMES TO ONE … TIME RAN OUT TODAY IN THE 12 GAME WORLD TITLE REMATCH WITH V. ANAND OF INDIA … WORLD CHESS CHAMPION NORWEGIAN WONDER KID MAGNUS CARLSEN WON A FABULOUS […]

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CHESSFLASH WORLD NEWS/Nov 19, 2014

New Orleans, Louisiana LEGENDARY WORLD CHESS CHAMPION PAUL MORPHY’S HOUSE GETS $20 MILLION DOLLAR FACELIFT … REOPENS WITH MORPHY MOMENTO MEMORIAL CHESS SET AND TABLE ROOM IN BRENNAN’S RESTAURANT NOVEMBER 25,2014 … Brennan’s is already serving people daily with construction merrily progressing non stop … Paul Morphy (1837-1884) …  the Rolling Stones, Beatles and U2 […]


CHESSFLASH WORLD NEWS/Nov 16, 2014

World Chess Champion Gets Miracle save after blundering …Goes one game up with 6 to go … Sochi, Russia It all coming together for the chess golden boy — the Norwegian chess champion of the world, MAGNUS CARLSEN, notched a miraculous, precious one game lead with 6 world chess championship title games remaining versus India’s […]

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CHESSFLASH NEWS/Nov 15, 2014

ONE MILLION DOLLARS UNCONDITIONALLY GUARANTEED OCTOBER 2015 TOURNEY … AGAIN GUARANTEED BY AMY LEE Vancouver, British Columbia … feisty chess financier, Amy Lee, the banking force behind the fully paid $1,000,000 guaranteed “Millionaire Open” in Las Vegas today guaranteed via her worldwide newsletter that another is coming, also in October 2015. “Others talked about doing […]


Lusher Simul

Photos by K & D Photo + Video from the simul fundraiser at Lusher Elementary School in New Orleans today …

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CHESSFLASH WORLD NEWS/Nov 13, 2014

ABC TV/CHANNEL 26 WGNO New Orleans 42ND Paul Morphy Memorial monster “BIG KAHUNA” CHESS TOURNEY TYLER WING ‘WINGIN IT” television COVERAGE POSTED WORLDWIDE BY K&D Photo + Video (DEREK BRIDGES AND THE KAITLIN HANRAHAN)… MONSTER CHESS PROMO EVENT WAS BROADCAST FIVE TIMES TWO WEEKS AGO … New Orleans, Louisiana Chesslab readers all over the globe […]


Tyler Wing, A Big Kahuna

You have seen Tyler Wing’s report about the 2014 Paul Morphy Memorial Chess Tournament on WGNO-TV, haven’t you?

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New Orleans Chess Fest in the News

ChessKids.com: The first-ever New Orleans Chess Fest teamed up with ChessKid.com in October. A full day of simuls, blindfold chess, “living” chess, and even an appearance from Paul Morphy capped a full day of chess. Nola.com: Mike Klein, content manager for chess.com and chesskid.com and the headliner for Chess Fest, said important lessons can be learned […]


Update Re: Saturday Simul Fundraiser

A coupe updates from Michael Tisserand about Jude’s Saturday simul fundraiser: First, because of the great generosity of many, the Zervigons report that they have received the financial help to get back on their feet, so they are requesting that people help out the Broadmoor people who experienced the tragic fire this past week, and […]

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Man v. Machine

Thanks, Boing Boing: Police investigating screams emerging from an apartment raided it only to find a chess player anguished at the failure of his inept strategies.


Jude Acers Simul Fundraiser for Zervigon/Patterson

JUDE ACERS CHESS SIMUL ON SAT., NOV. 15 TO ASSIST ZERVIGON/PATTERSON FAMILY As many of you know, Lusher chess player Ana Zervigon’s family recently experienced a tragic fire. Chess legend Jude Acers has generously offered to play a simultaneous chess game (“simul”) against as many as fifty opponents, to help assist the Zervigon/Patterson family. There […]

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2014 WSCC: Pelias v. Hoose [Updated]

A note from Jude Acers: MARILYN SHOCKS WITH FEROCIOUS  CLEVER UNEXPECTED TRANSPOSITION FROM FRENCH DEFENSE TO SMITH MORA MATULOVIC GAMBIT AND WORKS IT OUT AT THE BOARD … SCORES THIRD WORLD CHESS FEDERATION POINT ON THE WALL BOARD.   An absolute must to feature worldwide …THS IS HOW A GREAT PLAYER DEVELOPS. Update: Jude asked that we add […]

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The Marilyn v. Ankudinova 1

Though Jude Acers is unable to compete in the 2014 World Senior Chess Championship, he is coaching from afar as New Orleans’ own Marilyn Pelias begins play this morning in Katerini, Greece against the reigning world senior champion Yelena Ankudinova of Kazakhstan. To follow the game live (in progress at 8 a.m. CST), go here.


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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 […]