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Bobby Fischer’s 1964 Visit to Baton Rouge & New Orleans

The Mind of a Grandmaster – Report of a visit; Robert James Fischer; Chess Death, Inc. Baton Rouge March 24-25: 1 a.m. 128 Graham Hall Louisiana State University. Memories. HE IS HERE. WALKING. TALKING. SMILING. LAUGHING. HE IS ALIVE. HE BREATHES. IT IS TRUE BUT TOO GOOD TO BE TRUE. […]


Throwback Thursday: 1961 Chess Review Letter to the Editor by 17-Year-Old Jude Acers

SOMEONE IS HIGHHATTING As a member of the restless, sure-to-be-served, younger generation of future chess masters, I see little in chess vignettes, various chess cartoons, etc., that are published in your extremely fine periodical. However, it is my pleasure to announce that CHESS REVIEW has produced a humorous vein in […]


Throwback Thursday: John Parsons Edition

JUDE ACERS REMEMBERS JOHN PARSONS THURSDAY JOHN PARSONS FLASHBACK … “What the world needs more of is…more bad girls. Yes, more bad girls.” (New Orleans, Louisiana, 1993). John Parsons/former Louisiana state chess champion … also Louisiana ranked tennis player. John Parsons_Bad Girls from K&D Photo + Video on Vimeo.


ChessFlash News/May 27, 2020/Throwback Thursday Update

NEW YORK CHESS GRANDMASTER IRINA KRUSH HIT REPEATEDLY WITH COVID-19 VIRUS/NARROWLY SURVIVES FOUR TRIPS TO EMERGENCY ROOMS … LEADS TEAM USA SUPER GM CHESS TEAM TO WORLD ONLINE NATIONS CUP FINALS TIE VERSUS CHINA MEDIA ALERT THREE  QUARTERS OF A PAGE NEW YORK TIMES ARTICLE WITH TWO PHOTOGRAPHS This just in from […]