• Short Summary

    The Challenger for the World Chess Championship, Viktor Korchnoi -- who defected from the Soviet Union in 1976 -- has been visiting London to help prepare for the contest next July.

  • Description

    The Challenger for the World Chess Championship, Viktor Korchnoi -- who defected from the Soviet Union in 1976 -- has been visiting London to help prepare for the contest next July. He won the right to Challenge Anatoly Karpov of the Soviet Union by defeating Boris Spassky, also of the Soviet Union, last January. While in London, the 46 year old Grandmaster spoke to John Stapleton on the BBC's programme, `Nationwide', about his prospects against Karpov.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA80HEHONJKCGVH7UNUGGKIHCVH
    Media URN:
    VLVA80HEHONJKCGVH7UNUGGKIHCVH
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    11/05/1978
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:31:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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