Third regional KWA meeting
at the Spanish town of Valencia

The annual meeting of the Spanish KWA members constituting the so called Círculo Paluzíe was celebrated on October 3rd in Valencia; it is already known that this group is made up by José A. Garzón, Miquel Artigas and Josep Alió.

Visit of ADN

ADN press office
(from left to right) Miquel Artigas, José A. Garzon and Josep Alió

First we visited the office of the daily ADN (Group Planeta).
José A. Garzón is the press delegate in Valencia.

Collection García Forcada

Later on we had a look at the Collection of chess books "Domingo L. García Forcada"
acquired by the Biblioteca Valenciana (Valencia's Library) in 2002. In a very advanced phase of cataloguing the collection has more than 3000 volumes.

Biblioteca Valenciana, García Forcada's collection of chess books
(from left to right: Alió, Garzón, Artigas)

Let's remember that the Biblioteca Valenciana, situated in Valencia in the Monastery of San Miguel de los Reyes, edited the book of José A. Garzón "En pos del incunable perdido" (2001). This work is in included in the "Digital Biblioteca Valenciana"

San Miguel de los Reyes Monastery
(from left to right: Alió, Garzón, Artigas ... the "Círculo Paluzíe"!)

Monastery San Miguel de los Reyes

Las Arenas beach

Las Arenas beach, Valencia
(from left to right: Alió, Garzón, Artigas)


After eating a paella in Las Arenas beach, talking about chess books and
future projects, we visited the place where the America's Cup - the most famous and prestigious regatta in sailing - will be held.

32nd America's Cup Valencia 2007

32nd America's Cup at Valencia in 2007
(from left to right, Artigas, Garzón, Alió)


A great day of chess and friendship!

(Josep Alió)


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