• Short Summary

    World Chess Champion tigran Petrosian of the Soviet Union has suffered his first defeat since he won the international title a month ago.

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    LS Interior where tournament being held
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    Sign "Piatigorsky Cup Chess Tournament"
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    MLS Mrs. Piatigorsky and Mr. Petrosian talking Cup in foreground
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    CU Faces of above
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    CU Camera pans from bottom to top of cup
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    LS Man standing before chess display board
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    Ms Man writing on pad - camera pan to face
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    MS Sign "Tigran Petrosian-U.S.S.R." pan to vacant side wit name of Gligoric of Yugoslavia
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    MS Group and audience waiting for match to begin
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    MS Gligoric arrives
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    CU Chess board pan to face of Russian
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    CU Gligoric's face
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    Gligoric makes move
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    CU Pan across chess board
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    Russian makes move - Yugoslavian writes on pad
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    Sponsors of tournament and the Piatigorsky Cup, general scenes of the tournament at the Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles, scenes of the Petrosian-Gligoric match (Petrosian is on the right).




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    SPORT: CHESS

    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: World Chess Champion tigran Petrosian of the Soviet Union has suffered his first defeat since he won the international title a month ago.

    Petrosian lost to Svetozar Gligoric of Yugoslavia in the second round of the first Piatigorsky Cup Tournament at Los Angles California (American West Coast), on 3 July 1963.

    Three hundred fans viewed the match, which ended with 12 moves made in the last five minutes.Gligoric scored a full point with the victory.He now is tied for the lead in the chess tourney with Miguel Najdorf of Argentina.

    In other matches, Pal Benko of the United States and Paul Keres of the Soviet Union adjourned after 40 moves.Oscar R.Panno of Argentina and Samuel Reshevsky of the United States also adjourned.

    Playoffs in both matches will be held on Friday (5 July).

    Fredrik Olafsson of Iceland and Jandorf ended in a draw after 16 moves, giving each a half point.

    The third round in the month-long tournament will be held on 7 July.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA8Y0L1ENNN8GJNAHLF6N03TIBI
    Media URN:
    VLVA8Y0L1ENNN8GJNAHLF6N03TIBI
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    04/07/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MP4
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:08:00
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    Canister:
    N/A

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