ABC Evening News for Friday, Mar 18, 2005
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) The story of last week's Person of the Week, Rachael Scdoris, who took part in Alaska's Iditarod Sled Dog Race despite being legally blind, updated; scenes shown from the race.
(Studio: Peter Jennings) Chess great Garry Kapasrov, who is suddenly retiring from professional competition at age 41, profiled; scenes shown from chess matches, including those against the IBM computer Deep Blue; details given about his background as a young player & world champion. [KASPAROV - talks about chess as warfare, the game's attraction, being nervous during a match, his computer match, what chess can teach kids & his act of putting his watch back on during a match; states he is making a transition to Russian politics.]
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