ABC Evening News for Thursday, Aug 31, 1972
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(Studio) In Reykjavik, Iceland, American Bobby Fischer, Soviet Boris Spassky open 21st game; adjourn after 40 moves. Victory would give Fischer championship.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner
(Reykjavik, Iceland) Reykjavik chosen as compromise site because chess is passion in Iceland. City said fishing village. Harbor shown. Iceland characterized as contemplative, proud of Viking forebears, respectful of genius. Spassky, Fischer contrasted. Enthusiasm for games noted.
REPORTER: Gregory Jackson
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