In Memoriam

Again we have to mourn a sad loss in Utrecht: Our Dutch friend Hans Engberts has left us much too early. An obituary by Michael Negele.

End of August, 2011 our member Uwe Johannes Durst passed away after a severe illness: An obituary
by Michael Negele and Ralf Binnewirtz.

The early passing of Maria Łuczak in February 2011 has deeply affected us. A tribute to the deceased by Michael Negele and Ralf Binnewirtz.

In March 2009 we received the bad news from Italy, Prof. Carlo Alberto Pagni had unexpectedly departed this earth. An obituary by Ralf Binnewirtz et al. (2009-03-08).

Well advanced in years the French doyen of our association, Dr Jean Mennerat passed away in October 2007. An obituary by Ralf Binnewirtz (2007-11-24).

We lost our Dutch friend René van der Heijden much too early.
An Obituary by Hans Engberts and the card announcing his death (in Dutch).

The sad news about the loss of our Berlin member Rudolf Reinhardt met us completely unexpectedly. An obituary by Michael Negele (2006-09-07).

Our deceased member Hubert Petermann was only 46 years. An obituary (in German) by Michael Negele (July 2005).

Our chess friend Horst Lüders (*February 13, 1927  † September 21, 2003) passed away after a short, severe illness. We remember the deceased: Horst Lüders Memorial Page.

The passing of Ken Whyld (* March 6, 1926 † July 11, 2003) has moved the chess world. We have established a memorial page dedicated to this great chess historian at our web site:
Ken Whyld Memorial Page

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