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October 2015

Preview: Visit to Kórnik

Michael Negele, Monika Małecka and Tomasz Lissowski in the reading room of the library
Michael Negele, Monika Małecka and Tomasz Lissowski in the reading room of the library

On 18-20 October, Herbert Bastian, president of the German Chess Federation, and Michael Negele, commissioner for the history and culture of chess, were on a visit to Kórnik Castle (and to the Biblioteka Kórnicka), were they also had the opportunity for an informal meeting with some representatives of the Polish Chess Federation. We give only a very short preview.

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Obituary of Kurt Landsberger

Kurt Landsberger

Kurt Landsberger is no longer with us. Our US member Martin Frère Hillyer has written an obituary.

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KWA meeting Kiel

This year’s general meeting of the KWA was held in Kiel. Our chairman has provided a short report of the event, and again we can offer a lot of photos.

(Updated 23-12-2015: Siegfried Schönle's résumé in KARL 4/2015)

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