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May 2014

Swinemünde 1936

Tournament Swinemünde 1936: Our member Jan Kalendovský has compiled some games from different sources.

For this contribution visit our page Lectures & Articles (in the member section).

Mannheim 1914

Early in August, Tony Gillam will publish a new book on the tournament Mannheim 1914, particularly placing emphasis on the story of what happened after the tournament!

Read more in our column New Chess Literature!

Information by Tim Harding: GM Alexander Baburin hopes in July to break the Irish record for simultaneous blindfold games, see Zukertort played 12 in Dublin in 1879: Baburin probably intends to play 13.

Bretislav Modr

Břetislav Modr

* 15-04-1946 Praha   † 07-05-2014 Praha

We give a short note on his death.

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Iván Bottlik turns 80!

Iván Bottlik in Dresden, 2008
Iván Bottlik in Dresden, 2008

Today our Hungarian member Iván Bottlik turns 80!

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Meran 1924/26 tournament book

The long-awaited tournament book on Meran 1924 and 1926 by our Italian member Luca D’Ambrosio has been published now!

Read more in our column New Chess Literature.

[Updated 23-05-2014]

Belgian meeting

Our chairman Guy Van Habberney has written a short note on the visit of two Dutch KWF&A friends to Belgium:

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