Mario Ziegler

Our German member from Nohen (Rhineland-Palatinate) is a PhD historian and owner of the publishing house Chaturanga, and for many years he has focused on the history of chess.

Apart from some items on opening theory, a book on endgames and a lot of articles and reviews, his list of publications reads as follows:

  • Die große Schachparade. Band 1: Turniere, Taten und Talente (mit Reinhold Ripperger und Helmut Wieteck), St. Ingbert (ChessCoach) 2010
  • Säulen des Schachs. Band 1: Paris (mit Reinhold Ripperger und Helmut Wieteck), St. Ingbert (ChessCoach) 2012
  • Das Schachturnier London 1851, St. Ingbert (ChessCoach) 2013 − already presented on our page www.kwabc.org/...
  • Moreover he has contributed to the book Rainer Buland, Bernadette Edtmaier, Georg Schweiger (Hrsg.): Das Gästebuch der Schachweltmeisterschaft 1934 in Deutschland. Faksimile, Forschungsergebnisse, Geschichte und Umfeld, Wien, Berlin (LIT) 2014 (Ludographie − Spiel und Spiele, Band II)
  • And last but not least he is the publisher of different chess historical works (the last one by Prof. Hebeker: Vom Rhein nach São Paulo) − you may find all books on www.chaturanga.de/products-page/, as well as of the two Caissa issues − see www.caissa-journal.de.