• Short Summary

    THE 42ND INTERNATIONAL CHESS CONGRESS STARTED IN THE ENGLISH TOWN OF HASTINGS TODAY.

    THERE ARE 230?

  • Description

    1.
    LV SEA FRONT AT HASTINGS
    0.06

    2.
    MLV FALAISE HALL
    0.08

    3.
    MCV FIXTURE BOARD
    0.12

    4.
    GV PLAYERS
    0.15

    5.
    MV MIKHAIL BOTVINNIK (USSR)
    0.18

    6.
    CU DITTO
    0.20

    7.
    CU MOVE ON CHESSBOARD
    0.23

    8.
    MCV YURI BALASHOV (USSR)
    0.25

    9.
    CU MOVE ON CHESSBOARD
    0.27

    10.
    MV MOSHE CZERNIAK (ISRAEL) PLAYING HENRIQUE MECKING (BRAZIL)
    0.31

    11.
    CV CZERNIAK
    0.34

    12.
    CV MECKING
    0.39

    13.
    MV ONLOOKERS
    0.42

    14.
    MCU WOLFGANG UHLMANN (E. GERMANY)
    0.50

    15.
    CU BOJAN KURAJICA (YUGOSLAVIA)
    0.54

    16.
    GV PLAYERS
    0.56



    Initials GEM/V/BHH/SGM


    SPORT: CHESS

    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: THE 42ND INTERNATIONAL CHESS CONGRESS STARTED IN THE ENGLISH TOWN OF HASTINGS TODAY.

    THERE ARE 230 COMPETITORS TAKING PART IN THE 24 SECTIONS OF THIS YEAR'S COMPETITION, AND THEY REPRESENT 21 COUNTRIES.

    THERE HAS BEEN A CHRISTMAS CHESS CONGRESS AT HASTINGS EVERY YEAR SINCE 1920, WITH A BREAK ONLY DURING THE LAST WAR.

    ON FIVE OCCASIONS THE PREMIER SECTION HAS BEEN WON BY A WORLD CHAMPION. THE EXPERTS ARE PREDICTING A WIN THIS YEAR FOR A FORMER WORLD CHAMPION, MIKHAIL BOTVINNIK OF THE SOVIET UNION. ANOTHER RUSSIAN IN THE PREMIER SECTION IS YURI BALASHOV.

    OUR FILM ALSO SHOWS MOSHE CZERNIAK OF ISRAEL IN COMPETITION AGAINST HENRIQUE MECKING, THE FOURTEEN-YEAR-OLD BRAZILIAN. WOLFGANG UHLMANN FROM EAST GERMANY AND BOJAN KURAJICA FROM YUGOSLAVIA ARE ALSO AT HASTINGS FOR THE CONGRESS.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA1CDHP9KW083DLBL1WB6JWSZC8
    Media URN:
    VLVA1CDHP9KW083DLBL1WB6JWSZC8
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    28/12/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:56:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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