Text by Luca D’Ambrosio; pictures by Michael Negele unless otherwise
On Friday morning, 20th of May the presentations were given at the Mehrzwecksaal
of the Premstallerhof where the chess club ARCI Bozen (www.arciscacchi.it)
is based and where the 6th international Open tournament was planned for
the afternoon. For this day also Tamás Erdélyi and Michael
Ehn had arrived from Budapest and Vienna respectively. The following lectures
were held in the morning:
• Antonio Rosino: The golden age of chess in Venice:
• Michael Negele: My finds on Antonius van der
• Toni Preziuso: "Odysseus" meets Alekhine.
The encounter between a (still)
unknown journalist and Alekhine at Lisbon 1946. Presentation
questions about a find from the Schweizerische Allgemeine
The lecture of Antonio Rosino, right in the picture Tamás
Michael Negele gives his presentation
(photo archives Siegfried Schönle, Kassel).
Michael Negele has provided his quite extensive presentation slides:
- original powerpoint
(pptx) file (ca. 40 MB)
- as pdf
file (ca. 4.4 MB) - both in the member section.
Toni Preziuso in front of the screen.
On Toni Preziuso's contribution we can offer a pdf
file as well (>> member section).
Sanvito (in the background), Michael Ehn, Toni Preziuso,
Friedrich-Karl Hebeker and Guy Van Habberney.
After the lectures our group visited the library of the chess club ARCI-Bozen
which is based in the building - in all likelihood it is the biggest collection
of chess books of a club from the Brenner to Verona. The book list is
online at www.arciscacchi.it/....
In 2009 a commemorative publication appeared about the still very young
Commemorative publication on the occasion of the
25th anniversary of the chess club ARCI Bozen.
shouldn't miss here: this day (20th of May)
Calle Erlandsson could celebrate his "69th" - Congratulations!
With a short speech
Guy Van Habberney thanked the organizer of the Bolzano KWA meeting, handed
him a book present (Bogoljubow, Moskau 1925) and opened the book market.
book market has opened ...
the book market
Michael Ehn announced his joining the KWA
which was appreciated by those present with an applause (photo by