CHESSFLASH WORLD NEWS/April 5, 2017 1

ARTHUR BISGUIER DIES AT 87 … THIS JUST IN FROM THE NEW YORK TIMES … America’s chess legend is gone. Chess grandmaster Arthur Bisquier, the last living witness to the entire 1950-2000 fabulous era United States grandmaster team of chess giants (RESHEVSKY, FINE, DENKER THE BYRNE BROTHERS, ROSSOLIMO, BENKO FISCHER, […]


Principle or $$?

Via WorldChess.com, here’s Jude Acers’ comment on the matter: Another Dylan Loeb McClain blowtorch- in- prose which stages the naked OVERNIGHT horrifying choice everyone faced in the Baku 2016 world Fide congress ..do we stage the Olympic contest in Berlin 1936 , win some gold with Jesse Owens, move everything […]


CHESSFLASH WORLD NEWS/Jan. 29, 2017

WIJK AAN ZEE, Holland — AMERICAN WESLEY SO AGAIN (9-4 UNDEFEATED) SHOCKS THE CHESS WORLD, WINS 14 player TATA STEEL INTERNATIONAL ONE FULL POINT AHEAD OF WORLD CHESS CHAMPION MAGNUS CARLSEN TODAY … Tremendous wild west games in the final round featured a murderous piece sacrifice, endgames that were sending […]


Jude Acers Remembers Bruce Springsteen

  I was living the life of an aspiring musician. A circumstantial bohemian – and as I have already mentioned I didn’t do any drugs or drink…one of my ex-roommates, a fellow guitarist would end it all with a gunshot to the head after a short life of ingesting too […]