• 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

    1.
    GV SEA-FRONT PAN TO SUN LOUNGE
    0.07

    2.
    SV SIGN "CHESS"
    0.13

    3.
    MV OWEN HINDLE RELAXING AFTER GAME
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    4.
    CU HINDLE
    0.24

    5.
    MV LAST GAME BEING PLAYED (UK) (2 SHOTS)
    0.32

    6.
    MV SEATED AT TABLE GEORGE V. SCHEVCHENKO & MAYOR OF HASTINGS
    0.37

    7.
    CU GOLD CHESS PIECE
    0.41

    8.
    MV MAYORESS PRESENTS AWARD TO PAUL KERES USSR (1ST)
    0.48

    9.
    CU KERES
    0.51

    10.
    MV FLORIN GEORGHIU (RUMAINA) (2ND)
    0.55

    11.
    GV AUDIENCE
    0.58

    12.
    MV SVETOZAR GLIGORIC (YUGOSLAVIA) (2ND)
    1.04



    Initials AA/V/CR/EEH


    EDITORS: SEE ALSO PROD 11714/64 SERVICED 29 DEC. OPENING DAY.
    DAY.
    SPORT: CHESS

    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: 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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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA162QQWQ3WYQU4QOCOKKQBBMVH
    Media URN:
    VLVA162QQWQ3WYQU4QOCOKKQBBMVH
    Group:
    Reuters - Including 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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