Chess History


Throwback Thursday: LEGENDARY AMERICAN CHESS SHADOW AND US CHESS CHAMPION JOHN GREFE DIES

Originally published Dec. 26, 2013 LEGENDARY AMERICAN CHESS SHADOW AND US CHESS CHAMPION JOHN GREFE DIES Dallas, Texas … this just in from Dallas … “The Chief” of Fat Katz International chess promotions … the here-there-and-everywhere shadow … international chess master and U.S. chess Co-Champion (with the great Kavalek) in […]


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/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, […]


CHESSFLASH WORLD NEWS/Mar 4, 2018 1

CHESSLAB MONSTER ROAD MACHINE JUDE ACERS OF NEW ORLEANS WILL PLAY 2018 FIDE WORLD SENIOR CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP (BLED, SLOVENIA/Nove 17-30, 2018) NEW ORLEANS PROFESSIONAL CHESS MASTER (CHESSLAB MONSTER ROAD MACHINE) JUDE ACERS TO PLAY IN THE 2018 WORLD FIDE WORLD SENIOR CHESS CHAMPIONSHIPS (Bled , Slovenia Nov 17-30, 2018) … […]


CHESSFLASH WORLD NEWS/Oct 14, 2017 

LOMBARDY DIES IN MARTINEZ CAIFORNIA AT AGE 79 San Francisco , California  — This just in from John Donaldson/ US world chess championship team Olympiad captain:  American chess immortal WILLIAM LOMBARDY (1957 WORLD JUNIOR CHESS CHAMPION WITH AN ASTOUNDING NEVER EQUALED 11-0 SCORE) … world  chess historical chess grandmaster figure (1972 Fischer world title […]


CHESSFLASH WORLD NEWS/Aug 11, 2017

St. Louis Missouri USA  FRENCHMAN MAXIME VACHIER-LAGRAVE (AGE 26) SHOCKS THE CHESS WORLD … WINS THE MONSTER 9 GAME $300,000 SINQUEFIELD CHESS CUP  TODAY …   Mr. Lagrave  (already long  known world wide as “MVL”) rode a fantastic come from behind victory against world chess champion Magnus Carlsen  … added  two other […]