Unpublished Files: Acers v. Marker

From our collection of Jude’s games, combinations, select endgames and unpublished manuscripts – can you spot the win?

Jude’s chess table was set up at one time on Jackson Square before his permanent move to Decatur street. The position was the conclusion of a ‘fee’ game played against a Mr. Marker, New Orleans, March, 1980. Jude’s handwritten manuscript was simply entitled “Combo.”

“Combo – Middlegame By Jude Acers


White: Acers Black: Marker

White to move and win.

1.e5! (Also 1.Qb3 is decisive)…dxe5 2.Nce4 mate!”

Acers - Marker

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