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May 2015

El Ajedrez del Virrey

Our Spanish member José A. Garzón has published a new book, stating that it is his most personal work.

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Obituary of Roger Klittich

The unexpected death of Roger Klittich has deeply touched all those who had known him. Michael Negele has provided an extensive obituary accompanied by a lot of photographs.

A German version of Michael Negele's text (slightly modified) is available in this pdf file!

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Tribute to Roger Klittich

Michael Clapham has written a short tribute to the late Roger Klittich:

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RMS Lusitania

RMS Lusitania
RMS Lusitania

Our treasurer Michael Clapham remembers the sinking of the RMS Lusitania:

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Michael Negele's trip to the Netherlands

Once again Michael Negele went to the Netherlands for some days (18 to 23 April) to visit Amsterdam, Noordwijk and the Royal Library in The Hague. Enjoy his pictorial report:

[Updated 07-08-2015: addendum to Albrecht Buschke]

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In Memoriam Roger Klittich

Roger Klittich in Weimar (November 2014)
Roger Klittich in Weimar (November 2014)

In Memoriam
Roger Klittich

* 03-06-1936
† 01-05-2015

Yesterday we received very sad news from Braunschweig: Roger Klittich, senior partner of the auction house A. Klittich-Pfankuch, one of the initiators of the KWA and its honorary member, had passed away on 1st of May.

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In Memoriam Henryk Konaszczuk

Henryk Konaszczuk giving a lecture (Ostrów Wielkopolski, 2013)
Henryk Konaszczuk giving a lecture (Ostrów Wielkopolski, 2013)

In Memoriam
Henryk Konaszczuk

* 20 March 1955
† 24 March 2015 (Zabrze)

Recently Tomasz Lissowski informed us that his friend Henryk Konaszczuk had passed away, having died of lung cancer just a few days after his 60th birthday. He was buried in Ruda Śląska (near Zabrze) on 28/03/2015.

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