Cafferty dealt with
"130 Years of British Chess Magazine"
Gillam with his favourite subject:
"Lost chess books"
Skjoldager presented the recently founded Lund
where Calle Erlandsson is involved as well. See for that also
Steve Giddins' Blog
entry as well as the above linked
report by Tim Harding.
Saremba has resumed the work on our BoC,
at first a database of chess personalities
("New Gaige") will be tackled.
Here the presentation on the project
for Bibliographers' and Librarians' Open Networking (PDF/0.5 MB; in
the member section)
of the general meeting, compiled by Michael Negele
- Guy Van Habberney's Report
on the member assembly
There was also voted on the Zukertort donation, some didn't agree and
abstained from voting.
Afterwards the book market, mainly "equipped" by Mike Sheehan,
Tony Peterson and Michael Clapham. I didn't buy much, only a quite high-priced
Murray on Board games other than Chess.
the book market: Harrie Grondijs, Mike Sheehan,
Calle Erlandsson and Tony Gillam
Giddins with the big Lasker monograph.
Steve was the first who posted a note on our
meeting in his blog: Oasis
3 offers 21 additional photographs from the meeting (including the
chess exhibit and the book market).
A fine dinner in the George Hotel followed, in a good mood and with a
clearly better price-performance ratio. I had a great conversation with
Jimmy Adams about his Breyer book project, I am very curious.
evening meal in the George Hotel
The menu card
signed by the attendees
Adams, Kathleen and Owen Hindle
Jimmy Adams and Michael Negele