• Short Summary

    THERE WAS A QUADRUPLE TIE FOR FIRST PLACE IN THE PREMIER TOURNAMENT OF THE HASTINGS INTERNATIONAL CHESS CONGRESS, AT HASTINGS IN ENGLAND YESTERDAY.

  • Description

    1.
    LV EXT..CONGRESS BUILDING
    0.05

    2.
    GV NOTICE BOARD
    0.08

    3.
    CV NOTICE (LIST OF PLAYERS)
    0.14

    4.
    SV MAN SPEAKING FROM PLATFORM
    0.19

    5.
    SV AUDIENCE APPLAUD
    0.21

    6.
    SV MAYORESS PRESENTS AWARD TO HORT
    0.38

    7.
    SV AUDIENCE APPLAUDS
    0.43

    8.
    SV LEFT TO RIGHT..SUETIN, GHEORGHIU, STEIN AND HORT POSE FOR PHOTOS
    0.48

    9.
    CV PAN..DITTO
    0.59

    10.
    CU HORT HOLDS AWARD
    1.04



    Initials GEM/V/AS/ES



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: THERE WAS A QUADRUPLE TIE FOR FIRST PLACE IN THE PREMIER TOURNAMENT OF THE HASTINGS INTERNATIONAL CHESS CONGRESS, AT HASTINGS IN ENGLAND YESTERDAY. THE FOUR WINNERS WERE FLORIN GHEORGHIU OF RUMANIA, VLASTIMIL HORT OF CZECHOSLOVAKIA, AND LEONID STEIN AND ALEXEI SUETIN, BOTH OF THE SOVIET UNION.

    WHEN THE NINTH ROUND STARTED GHEORGHIU, SUETIN AND STEIN WERE LEADING WITH FIVE-AND-A-HALF POINTS. GHEORGIU SUETIN HAD A QUICK DRAW, AND STEIN AGREED TO A DRAW WITH WHITELY, A BRITISH PLAYER. HORT CAME TO EQUAL FIRST BY BEATING HARSTSON, ALSO BRITISH.

    IT WAS HORT WHO RECEIVED THE GOLD AWARD FROM THE MAYORESS OF HASTINGS ON BEHALF OF THE FOUR.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA4KDSXZBJ0P17KNE1Z9U1IM9H2
    Media URN:
    VLVA4KDSXZBJ0P17KNE1Z9U1IM9H2
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    06/01/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MP4
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:04:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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