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August 2012

Zukertort Plaque Unveiled

His Excellency, the Ambassador of the Republic of Poland to the Court of St James, Mr Dariusz Łaska; Dr Marek Stella-Sawicki, Chairman of the Polish Heritage Society, and KWA treasurer Dr Michael Negele.

Our treasurer Michael Negele was present when at Simpson's-in-the-Strand a plaque in commemoration of Johannes Hermann Zukertort was unveiled. The ceremony took place on August 23rd...

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In memoriam Hans Engberts

In memoriam
Hans Engberts

* 28/01/1958 (Curaçao)
† 29/11/2011 (Utrecht)

Hans Engberts, our second member from Utrecht (after René van der Heijden), passed away much too early. He died at the age of 53 after a severe illness. Our thoughts are with him and his loved ones.

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Chess Summer in Brunswick and Potsdam

The rapid team tournament where several occupation groups competed.

The weekend of 23/24 June combined two consecutive chess highlights: The Klittich-Pfankuch auction and the unique "Spectacle of the Mind" in Potsdam.

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