While celebrating the 175th anniversary
of the foundation of the "Hamburger SK von 1830" (see KARL
1/05) their members and patrons (first and foremost the couple Marianne
and Hans Krieger and the tireless Christian Zickelbein, supported by Barbara
and Hans Holländer as well as Thomas Thomsen) have once again achieved
something really incredible in this club’s tradition.
In the Museum
für Kunst und Gewerbe on
Steintorplatz more than 400 precious exhibits are being presented in five
spacious exhibition halls till August 28, 2005 under the title "Schachpartie
durch Zeiten und Welten" [A Game of Chess – A Journey through
Worlds and Epochs]. Surely the largest exhibition on the subject chess ever
members of the Ken Whyld Association – for the most part also members
of CCI International
and/or of the Emanuel
Lasker Society - got the chance to attend a guided tour of this exhibition
in the course of the CCI Germany meeting in Hamburg on May 20-22, 2005.
We would like to inform our members and friends about it by means of several
pictures and particularly to encourage them to visit the "Museum für
Kunst und Gewerbe".
on the exhibition
Marie-Theres and Andreas Saremba
at the entrance of the museum.
we recommend the wonderful catalogue on the exhibition which came
out in the Edition Braus in the Wachter Publishing House, Heidelberg.
Naturally this meeting gave plenty of occasion to conversation –
at the dinner the KWA / Lasker people (Jurgen Stigter, new member Norbert
Fieberg, Wolfgang Angerstein, Andreas Saremba, Michael Negele and Hans-Jürgen
Fresen) were still "by themselves"– Michael Mark kept
Jurgen Stigter, Norbert Fieberg, Wolfgang
Angerstein, Michael Mark,
Andreas Saremba, Michael Negele and (in the front) Hans-Jürgen
After a fantastic fireworks display - the so called "Kirschblüten-feuerwerk"
[fireworks of cherry blossoms] above the "Außenalster"
by the Japanese Community of Hamburg - there was still far into the night
a merry circle in the lobby of the hotel "Reichshof" where a
series of lectures of the CCI Germany started the next morning.