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

Senior Members

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

Institutional Members

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

Members

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

Deceased Members

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