• Short Summary

    THE HASTINGS INTERNATIONAL CHESS CONGRESS ENDED TODAY (WEDNESDAY) WITH A THIRD WIN FOR THE SOVIET GRAND MASTER, PAUL KERES, IN THE PREMIER TOURNAMENT.

  • Description

    THE HASTINGS INTERNATIONAL CHESS CONGRESS ENDED TODAY (WEDNESDAY) WITH A THIRD WIN FOR THE SOVIET GRAND MASTER, PAUL KERES, IN THE PREMIER TOURNAMENT. KERES WAS FAVOURITE FOR THE COMPETITION AND STARTED BY BEING VOTED THE BEST-DRESSED PLAYER.

    IN THE FINAL ROUND KERES, BEAT THE 20-YEAR-OLD WEST GERMAN, HELMUT PFLEGER, IN 46 MOVES. THE MATCH LASTED FIVE AND A HALF HOURS.

    KERES, WHO IS 48 YEARS-OLD AND A SPORTSWRITER, PREVIOUSLY WON THE COMPETITION IN 1957 AND WAS A JOINT WINNER ON 1955.

    HE FINISHED WITH EIGHT POINTS FROM NINE GAMES. FLORIN GHEORGHIU OF RUMANIA, AND SVETOZAR GLIGORIC OF YUGOSLAVIA, FINISHED EQUAL SECOND WITH SIX AND A HALF POINTS EACH.

    THE ENGLISH INTERNATIONAL, OWEN HINDLE, PROVIDED A CHECK RESULT WHEN HE BEAT GLIGORIC, SECOND FAVOURITE, IN 31 MOVES.

    204 COMPETITORS FROM 15 COUNTRIES TOOK PART IN THE CHESS CONGRESS WHICH IS HELD ANNUALLY.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA162QQWQ3WYQU4QOCOKKQBBMVH
    Media URN:
    VLVA162QQWQ3WYQU4QOCOKKQBBMVH
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    06/01/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:04:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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