wonder if Harrie Grondijs and Jurgen Stigter are involved in problems
of artistic chess?
and Calle having a red wine
- cheers then!
of the KWA board meeting attending mainly to the Lasker book project.
Tony Gillam (on the left) told about his research on Lasker’s
stay in England, small gaps in Lasker’s life (1902!) still require
further search and crosschecking different sources.
de Jong (above on the right) reported on "Lasker from the Dutch point
of view", he was able to present us amazing findings on Lasker’s
life in the Netherlands.
It is to be expected from the present promising results that in 2008 a Lasker
biography rewritten in large sections will come out!
talks on Lasker – (from the left) Bert Corneth, Michael Negele,
Ralf Binnewirtz and Jurgen Stigter. The latter has to face the difficult
subject "Lasker as a mathematician" while our webmaster
(RB) will soon tackle "Lasker as a problemist".
Stigter, Tony Gillam, Peter de Jong as well as Harrie Grondijs who
has already worked on "Lasker’s endgame studies" (in
Dirksen (standing) once again took care of the catering – as
a refreshment the participants were offered some cakes and drinks.
On this occasion again many thanks to our hostess!
4 pm a short board meeting
with a reduced team was held at the association's seat (house of Jurgen
Stigter), you will be informed about the essential results by Michael Negele's