* 1937-02-02 † 2006-09-02
A bitter loss ...
Our chess friend Rudolf Reinhardt is no longer with us. After he had seemingly felt much better he completely unexpectedly passed away in his family circle in Berlin on Saturday, September 2, 2006. I think I spoke last to him on the phone in July 2006, after two light strokes in spring he had sounded quite optimistic. Just last week he had delivered a contribution to the coming Nimzowitsch issue of the cultural chess magazine KARL, so his creativity seemed to be restored as well. A fatal false estimation ...
his today's mail:
We are pleased to welcome The Kórnik Library of the Polish Academy of Sciences (Biblioteka Kórnicka Polskiej Akademii Nauk) as a new (free) member of the Ken Whyld Association.
Short preview of the visit to Ströbeck
Annual general meeting of the Ken Whyld Association in the Swiss Museum of Games and impressions of the Chess Olympiad at Turin
Photo report by Michael Negele