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The Lighthouses of Chess
On 23 January the next chess tour of Michael Negele was due, this time to Wijk aan Zee which once again was completely under the spell of the royal game. Only the last part of the trip was very intricate due to some road construction near Beverwijk ...
Let’s first attend to the editorial meeting with Tony Gillam and Michael Negele at the home of Winifred and Bob van de Velde in Amsterdam. The biography of Paul Felix Schmidt will probably go to press in coming June and will be released in August, so the project is now approaching the final stretch.
The kind and patient hosts - Winifred and Bob van de Velde
Editorial meeting of the two authors. On screen Jack Collins,
on the table Tony’s Mannheim 1914 as well as the elaborations of the authors.
Title: Paul Felix Schmidt, A Chemist who Played Chess
Authors: Anthony J Gillam and Michael Negele, with a contribution by Eva Regina Magacs, née Schmidt
Presumably 350 pp., with dust jacket, format 24x17cm (just as Tony’s Mannheim 1914)
Price: ca. 35 GBP; ca. 48 €; ca. 53 US$
KWA members will get a 20% discount if ordered directly from Tony Gillam, but postage has to be added. The book will weigh less than 1 kg, so the postal charges will be moderate.
Tony Gillam at his best
On this occasion two more or less new chess books should be mentioned: Our new US member David Nudelman has kindly sent a copy of his book to Bert Corneth, it is a bibliography of publications on chess and draughts/checkers which have been written in braille and in Russian, and it was already published in 2010 by poezia.us; see the images below, we still link the title page and the imprint.
Schachmaty i schaschki
by David Mendelevič Nudel'man
A new book from the pen of Harrie Grondijs has the title Chess Craze Bad, it deals with W.H. Russ aka W.R. Henry and was published 2015 in a small edition of 35 signed and numbered copies only:
Colophon and title page
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