Throwback Thursday: The Death of Capablanca   Recently updated !

From March 8, 2007: José Raúl Capablanca, World Chess Champion, 1921-27, died on this date in 1942. Wikipedia article: On 7 March 1942, he was happily kibitzing a skittles game at the Manhattan Chess Club in New York when he collapsed from a stroke. He was taken to Mount Sinai […]


Throwback Thursday: CHESSFLASH WORLD NEWS/April 5, 2017

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, ADDISON, […]


A Happy Visitor to the World Chess Table + BONUS

Bonus: “FANTASTIC CHESS themed MUSIC ‘OH CAPABLANCA‘ video WITH LYRICS BY INTERNATIONAL CHESS THEMED SINGER COMPOSER JUGA. MUST BE HEARD TO BE BELIEVED,” Jude Acers. “THANKS TO THE FABULOUS JENNIFER SHAHADE FOR THIS EARS UP.”


ChessFlash World News/Feb 23, 2019 2

This just in … GREAT AMERICAN CHESS LEGEND/problemist/chess author/San Francisco advertising executive chess master R. E. Burger dies at age 88 … defeated Fischer in 11 moves / April 13, 1964 Mr. Burger was in the  chess backstreets always with the epic 25 year running CALIFORNIA CHESS REPORTER MAGAZINE   (Guthrie […]


ChessFlash World News/Jan 20, 2019 1

New Orleans professional chess master/monster Chesslab.com road machine Jude Acers to give huge Houston, Texas area ABSOLUTELY FREE CHESS LECTURE /EXHIBITION. EIGHT SCHOOLS VERSUS ACERS “Mr.humble” !!! Worldwide live media coverage … set for Waller, Texas High School from 4-8 p.m., Tue., February 26, 2019 …. absolutely free ALL SPECTATORS/MEDIA […]


ChessFlash World News/Nov 28, 2018 1

London England … AS PERFECTLY PREDICTED LONG AGO HERE by JUDE ACERS/CHESSLAB IT HAS EXACTLY HAPPENED AS ACERS CALLED IT… MAGNUS CARLSEN IS THE WORLDS GREATEST CHESS GRANDMASTER HANDS D0WN IN SUDDEN DEATH SPEED PLAYOFFS … BUT… THANK HEAVENS THIS JOKE IS OVER … WITH THREE STRAIGHT BRILLIANT/KILLER RAPID WINS […]


The Next Bobby Fischer?

Via Slate: Nineteen days after the match, the Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Sun-Sentinel wrote that “everyone who isn’t running out these days to pick up a chess set and become the next Bobby Fischer is grabbing a racket and balls to emulate Billie Jean King and Rod Laver.” The next month, […]