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Membership and Members

There are different kinds of membership:

  • Normal members: admission fee of 45 € (45 US$), annual fee of 35 € (35 US$) starting from the 2nd year of membership and if paid in the first quarter of the year; in general 45 € (45 US$) become due if payments are made later (2nd to 4th quarter).
  • Senior members (starting from the 75th birthday): new senior members (joining the CH&LS) pay a non-recurring fee of 45 € (or US$) and are then freed of membership fees. Voluntary payments will be booked as donations.
  • Honorary members (appointed by the board and the regional representatives): no membership fee; voluntary payments will be booked as donations as well.
  • Sponsored membership (the membership fee of a member is completely paid by another member): The membership fee is 35 €/year, no admission fee. The status of this membership is limited to 5 years.
  • Institutional members: no membership fee and no admission fee.

Payments can be made by bank transfer to our account, for the latter see our page Imprint.

If you prefer paying by PayPal, please use the following email address of our treasurer Michael Clapham: kenwhyld@outlook.com - in this case please add €2 or $2 to cover the PayPal fees.

Membership application

For information about and application for a membership you can contact the Membership Secretary Claes Løfgren or you go directly to the page Membership application.

Honorary Members

Last name First name City Country
(†) Klittich Roger - [de] Germany
Negele Michael Wuppertal [de] Germany
Van Habberney Guy Boechout [be] Belgium
Stigter Jurgen Olivier Amsterdam [nl] Netherlands

Senior Members

Last name First name City Country
Jones Robert Exmouth [gb] United Kingdom
Drajić Dušan Belgrade [rs] Serbia
Saidy Anthony Los Angeles [us] United States
van de Velde Robert (Bob) Amsterdam [nl] Netherlands
Persson Stellan Vaerlose [dk] Denmark
Fisher Eric Hull [gb] United Kingdom
Ólafsson Fridrik Reykjavik [is] Iceland
Stoffelen Edward Brasschaat [be] Belgium
Gijssen Geurt Nijmegen [nl] Netherlands
Mädler Manfred Dresden [de] Germany
Cafferty Bernard Hastings [gb] United Kingdom
Bottlik Iván Budapest [hu] Hungary
Ivkov Borislav Serbia [rs] Serbia
Brandreth Dale Yorklyn [us] United States
Pálsson Jón Adólf Kópavogur [is] Iceland
Skinner Leonard M. Cowbridge [gb] United Kingdom
Reitstein Leonard Cape Town [za] South Africa
Averbakh Yuri Moskau [ru] Russia
Komer Wayne Toronto (ON) [ca] Canada
Kadletz Karl Leobendorf [at] Austria
Gillam Tony Nottingham [gb] United Kingdom
Erlandsson Calle Lund [se] Sweden
Felkers Joost Rijswijk [nl] Netherlands
Rosino Antonio Venezia [it] Italy
Cadden Gordon Newport Gwent [gb] United Kingdom
Nudelman David Hamden [us] United States
Hindle Owen Cromer [gb] United Kingdom
Murkisch Godehard Göttingen [de] Germany
Ellinger Hans Tübingen [de] Germany
Romeo Pérez Maria Carmen Madrid [es] Spain
Sheehan Mike BerrylandsSurbiton [gb] United Kingdom
Sanvito Alessandro Bresso-Milano [it] Italy
Filipowicz Andrzej Zygmunt Warszawa-Stegny [pl] Poland

Institutional Members

Institution City Country Last name First name
Koninklijke Bibliotheek Den Haag [nl] Netherlands van Beest Peter
State Library Victoria Melbourne [au] Australia Cowley Des
Biblioteka Kórnicka PAN Kórnik [pl] Poland Potocka Malgorzata
Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis Saint Louis [us] United States Rich Tony
Cleveland Public Library Cleveland [us] United States Rozman Ray
Tresoar Leeuwarden [nl] Netherlands Kist Martha
University of Amsterdam Amsterdam [nl] Netherlands - -
Schleswig-Holsteinische Landesbibliothek Kiel [de] Germany Möhle Christine
Mechanic' Institute San Franscico [us] United States Donaldson John W.
Musée Suisse du Jeu La Tour-de-Peilz [ch] Switzerland Schädler Ulrich

Members

Last name First name City Country
Asturiano Molina-Niñirola Francisco Javier Murcia [es] Spain
Bauzá Mercére Eduardo New York [us] United States
Hebeker Friedrich-Karl Düsseldorf [de] Germany
Hillyer Martin Frère Painesville [us] United States
List Larry New York [us] United States
Post Hans-Dieter Oberursel [de] Germany
Restrepo Castro Camilo Luis Medellín [co] Colombia
Sibbing Eddy Amsterdam [nl] Netherlands
Sprishen Len Princeton Junction [us] United States
Schubert Frank Dresden [de] Germany
Spina Santo Daniele Valverde (CT) [it] Italy
Alpern Daniel Marcelo Buenos Aires [ar] Argentina
Spaans Rob Heerhugowaard [nl] Netherlands
Schneider Bernd Solingen [de] Germany
Collett Peter Stockholm [se] Sweden
Hoppe Frank Berlin [de] Germany
Zavatarelli Fabrizio Milano [it] Italy
Borkhardt Arndt Neuss [de] Germany
Garzón José Antonio Valencia [es] Spain
Niessen Thomas Aachen [de] Germany
Hovestadt Leo Veenendaal [nl] Netherlands
Chiappino Giovanni Merate (Lecco) [it] Italy
Gurgui Dan-Constantin Mun. Suceava [ro] Romania
Klittich Karl Braunschweig [de] Germany
Teyssou Denis Saint-Germain-en-Laye [fr] France
Hutter Otto Ausgburg [de] Germany
Drønen Ole Ålesund [no] Norway
Winants Luc Boirs [be] Belgium
Bohn Thomas Koblenz [de] Germany
Tischbierek Raj Berlin [de] Germany
Manley Jonathan Oxford [gb] United Kingdom
Sanz Menéndez Juan Carlos Madrid [es] Spain
Clementsson Jan Södra Sandby [se] Sweden
Ruch Eric Bretigny-sur-Orge [fr] France
de Jong Peter De Meern [nl] Netherlands
Alió Josep Tarragona [es] Spain
Välkesalmi Kimmo Helsinki [fi] Finland
Verschueren Peter Kudelstaart [nl] Netherlands
Ansel Andrew M. Laurel Hollow [us] United States
Van der Heijden Harold Deventer [nl] Netherlands
Pos Nico Nieuw Vennep [nl] Netherlands
Ehn Michael Wien [at] Austria
Zwisler Lars Virum [dk] Denmark
Michiels Luc Wetteren [be] Belgium
Zusmanovich Yakov Pleasanton [us] United States
Fiala Vlastimil Olomouc [cz] Czech Republic
Peterson Tony Littlehampton [gb] United Kingdom
Krämer Detlef Köln [de] Germany
Secelle Johannes Schelderode [be] Belgium
Fayard Alain Brussels [be] Belgium
Jansen Joop Oostrum [nl] Netherlands
Preziuso Toni (Antonio) Dübendorf [ch] Switzerland
Mokry Karel Prostejov [cz] Czech Republic
Crumiller Jonathan Princeton [us] United States
Stere Marian Bukarest [ro] Romania
Biénabe Alain Bordeaux [fr] France
Skjoldager Per Frederica [dk] Denmark
Coffman Robert St. Paul [us] United States
Kempen van Susanne Leverkusen [de] Germany
Frischherz Urs Lauerz [ch] Switzerland
Angerstein Wolfgang Erkrath [de] Germany
Geissler Norbert München [de] Germany
Sadeghi Hassan Roger Lausanne [ch] Switzerland
Rupp Werner Kriens [ch] Switzerland
Zutter François Founex [ch] Switzerland
ten Geuzendam Dirk Jan The Hague [nl] Netherlands
Arabito Giuseppe Manziana (Roma) [it] Italy
Fields Paul Tampa [us] United States
Ramirez Eduardo Chicago [us] United States
Bleeker Ron Morschen-Binsförth [de] Germany
Ward James Spiddal Co. Galway [ie] Ireland
Brekke Øystein Åmot [no] Norway
Hadulla Henryk Stuttgart (Kaltental) [de] Germany
McCready Philip Vashon [us] United States
Rust Lary Cleveland [us] United States
Knudsen Jes Fredriksværk [dk] Denmark
Lilleøren Morten Oslo [no] Norway
Saremba Andreas Brieselang [de] Germany
Dondelinger Jean-Pierre Vichte [be] Belgium
Holmgren Peter Stockholm [se] Sweden
McGowan Alan Waterloo (ON) [ca] Canada
Løfgren Claes Fur [dk] Denmark
Campioli Marco Sassuolo (MO) [it] Italy
Hori Calvin Wellesley [us] United States
Artigas Miquel Sabadell [es] Spain
Ramsauer Martin Marbach [de] Germany
Krebbers Wilfried Bedburg-Hau [de] Germany
Stamer Martin Königswinter [de] Germany
Ellinghoven Bernd Aachen [de] Germany
Remin Wolfgang Lautertal [de] Germany
Domsgen Bernd Burg [de] Germany
Lissowski Tomasz Warszawa [pl] Poland
Fresen Hans-Jürgen Bochum [de] Germany
Plećaš Darko V. Belgrade [rs] Serbia
Ziger Silvestar (Silvio) Praha 2 [cz] Czech Republic
Bastian Herbert Riegelsberg [de] Germany
Eisenbeiser Karlheinz Buchen [de] Germany
Voss Pierre Gennep [nl] Netherlands
Pähtz Wolfgang Jena [de] Germany
Wong Philip Wilmette [us] United States
Lacrosse Bernard Uccle [be] Belgium
Clapham Michael Ipswich [gb] United Kingdom
Savage Allan Kensington [us] United States
Bertola Georges Bussigny [ch] Switzerland
Reich Richard M. Fitchburg [us] United States
Dietmann Franz Josef Veringenstadt [de] Germany
Lawless Kerry Fremont [us] United States
Mittelbach Manfred Cape Town [za] South Africa
Jolowicz Matias Salzgitter [de] Germany
Schweiger Georg Baldham [de] Germany
Hindle, née Patterson Kathleen Josephine Cromer [gb] United Kingdom
Suwe Hanspeter Winsen i. H. [de] Germany
Serruys Henri Antwerpen [be] Belgium
Harding Timothy Knocklyon [ie] Ireland
Tannenbaum Jeffrey A. New York [us] United States
D´Ambrosio Luca Bozen [it] Italy
Kalendovský Jan Brno [cz] Czech Republic
de Vreede Ton (A.P.J.) Capelle a/d IJssel [nl] Netherlands
Vukovic Dusan Belgrade [rs] Serbia
Büsing Günter München [de] Germany
Westerveld Govert Blanca Murcia [es] Spain
Dunn Paul Macquarie [au] Australia
Tripp Glenn Fenton [us] United States
Adams Jimmy (James Bernard) Hoddesdon [gb] United Kingdom
Morgado Juan Sebastian Buenos Aires [ar] Argentina
van Reem Eric Dietzenbach [de] Germany
Carter Maurice H. Fairborn [us] United States
Schönle Siegfried Kassel [de] Germany
Cannon Raymond Charles Northold MIDX [gb] United Kingdom
Dombrowsky Michael Hamburg [de] Germany
Grondijs Harrie Maastricht [nl] Netherlands
Heite Remco (Henrik Reint) Wolvega [nl] Netherlands
Schippan Bernd Castrop-Rauxel [de] Germany
Segebarth Bernd Pingelshagen [de] Germany
Zulian Stefano Borso del Grappa [it] Italy
Utt Michael Fort Worth [us] United States
Berra Davide Abbiategrasso (MI) [it] Italy
Monson Bruce Colorado Springs [us] United States
Baburin Alexander Dublin [ie] Ireland
Ziegler Mario Nohen [de] Germany
Anderson Joshua Milton Exton [us] United States
Forster Richard Zürich [ch] Switzerland
Kosaraju Eswara San Diego [us] United States
de Gijsel Tom Amsterdam [nl] Netherlands
Limberg Matthias Oberhausen [de] Germany
Sööt Margus Tallinn [ee] Estonia
Dautović Dženan Travnik [ba] Bosnia and Herzegovina
Totaro Lawrence Las Vegas [us] United States
Tichenor Andrew Springfield [us] United States
Dudziński Paweł Ostrów Wlkp. [pl] Poland
Samsin Myron Ottawa [ca] Canada
Schick Jonathan Antwerp [be] Belgium
López-Benito Manuel Vigo [es] Spain
Wukits René Lanzenkirchen [at] Austria
Amannazarov Murad Moscow [ru] Russia
Seoane Sepúlveda Jesús Miguel MóstolesMadrid [es] Spain
Malm Lindberg Henrik Uppsala [se] Sweden

Deceased Members

Last name First name Date of birth Date of death Country
(†) Glenk Rudolf 1937-12-12 2017-01-03 [de] Germany
(†) Reinhardt Rudolf 1937-02-02 2006-09-02 [de] Germany
(†) Klittich Roger 1936-06-03 2015-05-01 [de] Germany
(†) Van Craenenbroeck-Moris Pierre 1936-02-14 2015-11-24 [be] Belgium
(†) Durst Uwe 1934-11-25 2011-08-30 [de] Germany
(†) Pagni Carlo Alberto 1931-02-13 2009-03-02 [it] Italy
(†) Schmid Lothar 1928-05-10 2013-05-18 [de] Germany
(†) Littorin Rolf 1923-01-03 2015-09-03 [se] Sweden
(†) Landsberger Kurt 1920-12-28 2014-12-19 [us] United States
(†) Linder Isaak M. 1920-11-20 2015-10-31 [ru] Russia
(†) Crisovan Alex 1919-10-02 2012-11-28 [ch] Switzerland
(†) Levene Benjamin (Billy) 1918-02-16 2015-11-04 [us] United States
(†) Mennerat Jean 1917-08-11 2007-09-21 [fr] France
(†) Petermann Hubert 1959-04-07 2005-07-07 [de] Germany
(†) Engberts Hans 1958-01-28 2011-11-29 [nl] Netherlands
(†) Erdélyi Tamás 1953-03-07 2017-04-25 [hu] Hungary
(†) van der Heijden René 1951-08-29 2007-04-06 [nl] Netherlands
(†) Lysdal Knud 1950-04-06 2013-04-12 [dk] Denmark
(†) Łuczak Maria 1949-12-25 2011-02-03 [pl] Poland
(†) Nielsen Jørn Erik 1948-05-12 2018-08-03 [dk] Denmark
(†) van Reek Jan 1945-07-10 2015-08-08 [nl] Netherlands
(†) Frank Albert 1943-09-28 2013-05-02 [be] Belgium
(†) Bellucci Romano 1940-07-09 2017-09-15 [it] Italy
(†) Monté Peter J. 1939-09-13 2018-06-07 [nl] Netherlands