Throwback Thursday

Originally published May 30, 2018. Worldwide new FIRST EVER photo of Jude Acers WORLD CHESS TABLE JUDE ACERS WITH HIS FELINNI 8 1/2 SERIOUS BUSINESS WORLD INTERNATIONAL CHESS TOURNEY SUNGLASSES … MOMENTS AFTER BEING HELD TO A DRAW BY “NO LOSING CHANCES” VERSUS THE ONE THE ONLY ANNABELLE MACNEAL/CINEMA PRO […]


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, […]


Throwback Thursday: Kane Webb’s ‘The Great Jude Acers’

The Great Jude Acers by Kane Webb/Arkansas Democrat-Gazette September 2, 2007 LITTLE ROCK — NEW ORLEANS “Still five dollars a game?” I ask the man in the red beret, his nose buried in the New York Times. “Have a seat!” says Jude Acers, stuffing the Times under his folding table […]


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. […]