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Berlin Chess Cafés 1920–1933 by Alan McGowan - George Neave - 29-02-2020

https://en.chessbase.com/post/a-rich-chess-life-berlin-chess-cafs-1920-1933

A truly remarkable piece of work!


RE: Berlin Chess Cafés 1920–1933 by Alan McGowan - JonathanIMGrant - 02-03-2020

Thanks for publicising George as it would have passed me by. It is a fascinating article by Alan and I notice Ian Marks also gets a mention.

Playing in a café is enjoyable as I experienced last year when visiting Luxembourg for the Tim Upton memorial event.


Which clubs in Scotland have (or had) anything comparable?


RE: Berlin Chess Cafés 1920–1933 by Alan McGowan - Alan McGowan - 24-05-2020

(02-03-2020, 07:51 PM)JonathanIMGrant Wrote: Thanks for publicising George as it would have passed me by. It is a fascinating article by Alan and I notice Ian Marks also gets a mention.

Playing in a café is enjoyable as I experienced last year when visiting Luxembourg for the Tim Upton memorial event.


Which clubs in Scotland have (or had) anything comparable?
I am glad someone found the article, and glad that it was enjoyed.

Scotland's equivalent is the number of Glasgow clubs that used tea rooms and restaurants as their playing venues and I am planning to write something about this history-late 19th century and early 20th century. Alan