Luca D'Ambrosio, Antonio Rosino,
Siegfried Schönle, Jurgen Stigter
Festschrift in honour of Alessandro Sanvito. Volume 1
Four members of the Ken Whyld Association as editors and numerous other
authors from several continents pay tribute to the chess historian Alessandro
Sanvito by an extensive commemorative publication (Festschrift) to mark
his 70th jubilee.
The Festschrift for Alessandro Sanvito, a member of the KWA as well, honours
a prominent, internationally accepted chess researcher of the presence
and his scholarly achievements. This first volume includes 26 contributions
to different topics. Nine works in German, eight in English and five in
Italian are completed by a few contributions in Dutch, Russian and Spanish
In addition to historical and bibliographical also literary and biographical
subjects have been incorporated, as well as problem chess and articles
about peripheral regions of chess. At the beginning the biography of the
"Jubilar" is offered in German and Italian.
The coexistence of special professional articles and other contributions
to chess which turn more to generally interested chess lovers gives the
book a special charm. This first volume contains predominantly the contributions
of authors whose last name belongs to the first half of the alphabet.
This commemorative publication is certainly an important book on modern
Italian chess research, at the same time it is an interesting collector's
of the "Jubilar" in this FESTSCHRIFT (commemorative publication)
was written by Alwis Wyroyce and can of course be read in A. Sanvito’s
native language as well (Biografia).
is given in three languages (Vorwort,
The international membership of the KWA is also reflected in the internationality
of the authors and their contributions (Inhalt,
A few will be highlighted.
From Italy Luca
D'Ambrosio contributes with a bilingual bibliography to the innumerous
works from the pen of the "Jubilar". Iván
Bottlik from Hungary describes four Hungarian chess masters and Peter
Monté from the Netherlands devotes in his work to the short novel
of the Austrian writer Stefan Zweig which has been translated into numerous
languages. A bibliography of the secondary literature on The Royal
Game was prepared by Egbert
After a lengthy joint cooperation
is happy to have finally the book in his hands and he sincerely thanks
all authors and contributors from all over the world!
The publisher and the editors hope very much to address with this FESTSCHRIFT
(commemorative publication) not only the reading interests of KWA members
but also to be able to interest further chess book collectors worldwide.
Luca D'Ambrosio, Antonio Rosino, Siegfried Schönle, Jurgen Stigter
Luca D’Ambrosio, Antonio Rosino, Siegfried Schönle, Jurgen
Stigter (Herausgeber, Editors, Editori).
zu Ehren Alessandro Sanvitos.
Internationale Beiträge zur Geschichte und Bibliografie des Schachspiels.
Vindobona [Wien]: Refordis Verlag, 2010. Erster Band, 701 Seiten.
Editionen zu je 32 nummerierten Exemplaren. Preis 279,40 € plus Versand.
in Honour of Alessandro Sanvito.
International Contributions to the History and Bibliography of Chess.
Vindobona [Vienna]: Refordis Verlag, 2010. First volume, 701 pages.
Each edition comprises copies numbered 1-32. Price 279,40 € plus
giubilare in onore di Alessandro Sanvito.
Contributi internazionali sulla storia e la bibliografia degli scacchi.
Vindobona [Wien]: Refordis Verlag, 2010. Primo volume, 701 pagine.
Edizioni di 32 copie numerate. 279,40 € più spedizione.
The editors, authors, co-workers and translators contributed their work
free of charge in honour of the jubilarian. This book is financially supported
by Refordis Verlag only.
Alle Herausgeber, Autoren, Mitarbeiter und Übersetzer haben ihre
Leistungen unbezahlt zu Ehren des Jubilars erbracht. Das Buch ist finanziell
nur vom Refordis Verlag gestützt.
There is a reduced price for the authors.
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