ABC Evening News for Friday, May 05, 1972
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(Studio) Bobby Fischer, United States chess champ, challenges world champ Boris Spassky in 24-game series. 12 games were to have been played in Belgrade, Yugoslavia, 12 in Reykjavik, Iceland. Int'l. Chess Federation wants site set.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner
(Liberty, New York) Chess champ trains for world champ match at mountain retreat. Chess interest has mushroomed, especially among youth, in US. [FISCHER - says interest due to publicity. Says he can beat Spassky.]
REPORTER: Glenn Troelstrup
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