ABC Evening News for Friday, Feb 15, 1985
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Peter Jennings
(Moscow, USSR ) Controversy over halt to marathon World Chess Championship between Anatoly Karpov and Gary Kasparov examined; background to situation reviewed. Films shown. [International chess OFFICIAL - announces end of tournament.] Indications that match was canceled due to possibility of Kasparov, a Rumanian Jew, winning and Karpov's apparent psychological fatigue considered. [KARPOV - (thru translator) disputes decision to cancel match.] [KASPAROV - (thru translator) accuses officials of depriving him of victory.] Match reported resuming in September
REPORTER: Walter Rodgers
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