CHESSLAB TOLD YOU FIRST … Pro author/ELECTRIFYING journalist and monster chess promoter/”CHESSFEST” INVENTOR MICHAEL TISSERAND of NEW ORLEANS GOES GLOBAL NEW YORK TIMES /MAY 9, 2017 — New Orleans, Louisiana MICHAEL TISSERAND, the man known everywhere in Louisiana as the inventor of THE MAMMOTH post-Hurricane Katrina LIBRARY CHESS PROGRAM “Chessfest,” […]
Music and video by Scotty Hill. Jude says: He tries to hide but now is the time to really show legendary New Orleans musician SCOTT C. HILL.
New Orleans writer and journalist Michael Tisserand, who wrote about how Jude made out following Hurricane Katrina (as well as Bobby Fischer’s 1964 chess tour that brought him to Baton Rouge and New Orleans), has just published a new book to much acclaim about comics legend and New Orleans native George Herriman, […]
From “50 Things Every New Orleanian Should Do” @ NewOrleans.com:
From Michael Tisserand in the Advocate: Fifty-one years later, Jude Acers can still hear the champion’s footsteps approaching him. It was late on a Thursday night — March 24, 1964 — at the Young Women’s Christian Association on Gravier Street. The YWCA’s old floor creaked when you walked on it, […]