Meeting in Berlin and visit to Kórnik - a short report in advance

On the afternoon of October 20th a group of ELG and KWA members met to visit the graves of Jean Dufresne, Berthold Lasker and Paul Lasker - son of Else Lasker-Schüler - in the Jewish Cemetery Berlin-Weißensee.

At the grave of Jean Dufresne: Andreas Saremba and Ralph Schiffmann, initiator and sponsor of the new commemorative plaque, before its uncovering.
At the grave of Jean Dufresne: Andreas Saremba and Ralph Schiffmann, initiator and sponsor of the new commemorative plaque, before its uncovering.

The plaque has been attached to the back of the tombstone.

The group of participants at Dufresne's grave (it is compulsory to wear a headgear in the cemetery).
The group of participants at Dufresne's grave (it is compulsory to wear a headgear in the cemetery).

Lasker evening on Leuschnerdamm 31:

Toni Preziuso and Tony Gillam as "Guests of the Evening" were questioned by Michael Negele and Andreas Saremba about their chess research and the current Lasker book project.
Toni Preziuso and Tony Gillam as "Guests of the Evening" were questioned by Michael Negele and Andreas Saremba about their chess research and the current Lasker book project.
The audience with Jurgen Stigter in a central position.
The audience with Jurgen Stigter in a central position.
Calle Erlandsson (middle) is a new member of the Lasker Society - here an exchange of ideas with Tony and Toni.
Calle Erlandsson (middle) is a new member of the Lasker Society - here an exchange of ideas with Tony and Toni.
8 visitors (of 10) in front of the Castle of Kórnik from left: Toni Preziuso, Andreas Saremba, Tony Gillam, Ralf Binnewirtz, bernd ellinghoven, Jurgen Stigter, Calle Erlandsson and Lena Jönsson
8 visitors (of 10) in front of the Castle of Kórnik from left: Toni Preziuso, Andreas Saremba, Tony Gillam, Ralf Binnewirtz, bernd ellinghoven, Jurgen Stigter, Calle Erlandsson and Lena Jönsson (Marie-Theres Saremba and photogragher Michael Negele are missing)
In the mild autumn sun of Sunday morning: Toni Preziuso, Tomasz Lissowski, bernd ellinghoven, Jurgen Stigter, Ralf Binnewirtz, Tony Gillam, Andreas and Marie-Theres Saremba
In the mild autumn sun of Sunday morning: Toni Preziuso, Tomasz Lissowski, bernd ellinghoven, Jurgen Stigter, Ralf Binnewirtz, Tony Gillam, Andreas and Marie-Theres Saremba
Tytus Działynski (1796-1861) - donator and collector "in bronze".
Tytus Działynski (1796-1861) - donator and collector "in bronze".

The statue is located in the castle forecourt.

From the arboretum a view of the Kórnik "symbol".
From the arboretum a view of the Kórnik "symbol".

The (here invisible) moat also contributes to the well-fortified and at the same time very picturesque impression.

You will find a detailed photo report at the member site of Michael Negele (> 6th expedition).

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