ChessFlash World News/June 9, 2019

New York — $28 million “Chess in the Schools” sponsor LEWIS B. CULLMAN “the desk calendar king” dies at 100 in Stamford, Connecticut … this just in from Robert D. McFadden of the New York Times (full page New York Times obituary June 8 ). The man who gave one […]


ChessFlash World News/June 9, 2019

This just breaking in Oslo, Norway … Norwegian Chess Federation /home of the world chess champion MAGNUS CARLSEN has its privileges … confirms 5 million dollars plus sponsorship offer with no questions asked from Kindred Online Gambling group. CHESSLAB TOLD YOU FIRST THAT CHESS WAS, WITH SOCCER … indeed … […]


CHESSFLASH WORLD NEWS/May 15, 2019

World chess federation ends “fraud by draw agreement” to move 40/declares 2 hours flat/40 move time control /NEVER ANY TIME ADDED … ALSO declares knockout ELIMINATION in all world candidate/final world title match This just in from the brand new Lausanne, Switzerland World Chess Federation (FIDE) headquarters: “Fraud by draw […]


Morphy Chess & Cultural Center Opens in New Orleans

Via Chess Life Online: The Morphy Chess & Cultural Center (“Morphy”) celebrated its grand opening in New Orleans on Friday, April 5 with a ceremonial ribbon cutting, tandem simuls and one heckuva party! The opening was the start to a weekend of chess where Louisiana would be running multiple events […]