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May 2018

A special event at the 74th Auction of the Antiquarian A. Klittich-Pfankuch

On Friday 22nd June the viewing for the 74th chess - auction will take place from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm in Brunswick, Theaterwall 17. All chessfriends are invited to have some snacks and refreshments after the official end of the viewing.

At 5:30 pm a special performance of IM & WGM Elisabeth Pähtz ( will start. Mrs. Pähtz will play a consultation game against a certain number of "CH&LS members". The time limit will be 75 minutes for each party involved.

Surely, our members will demonstrate the same legendary enthusiasm in playing chess as in collecting chess books and euphemera. IM Bernd Schneider will be the referee, Michael Negele will act as the announcer. After the game a short "press conference" will be organized.