Germany, 1968: Emanuel Lasker stamp

Jon Edwards

German issued this stamp in 1968 in honor of the 100th anniversary of Lasker's birth.

Here, a photo of Lasker aged 70 at the Manhatten Chess club in New York City.

In November, 1968, a large international tournament was hel in Berlin in Lasker's honor. Bronstein (USSR) and Uhlman (Germany) won the event. Note the special postmark.