• Short Summary

    TWENTY PLAYERS, TWELVE OF THEM GRAND MASTERS, GATHERED IN HAVANA LAST THURSDAY (24 AUGUST) FOR THE START OF THE FIFTH INTERNATIONAL CAPABLANCA IN MEMORIAM CHESS TOURNAMENT.

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    TWENTY PLAYERS, TWELVE OF THEM GRAND MASTERS, GATHERED IN HAVANA LAST THURSDAY (24 AUGUST) FOR THE START OF THE FIFTH INTERNATIONAL CAPABLANCA IN MEMORIAM CHESS TOURNAMENT.

    BY THE THIRD ROUND ON SUNDAY (27 AUGUST) THE SOVIET GRAND MASTER LEV POLUCAUEVSJI HEADED THE GENERAL CLASSIFICATION WITH TWO AND A HALF POINTS AFTER HE HAD TIED WITH THE DANISH GRAND MASTER BENT LARSEN. LARSEN WAS CLOSE BEHIND WITH TWO POINTS.

    BELGIUM'S ALBERIC OKELLY TIED WITH CZECHOSLOVAKIA'S LUDEK PACHMAN AND ARGENTINA'S HECTOR ROSSETTO TIED WITH THE SOVIET UNION'S VASILI SMISLOV.

    THE MATCH BETWEEN HOLLAND'S JOHANNESS DONNER AND HUNGARY'S BAROZA WAS ADJOURNED AS WAS THAT BETWEEN WEST GERMAN GRAND MASTER LOIHAR SCHMID AND SVETOZAR GLIGORIC OF YUGOSLAVIA.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAEMEO4VO9L7JJN8EQHVGPVK4A2
    Media URN:
    VLVAEMEO4VO9L7JJN8EQHVGPVK4A2
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    31/08/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:27:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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