MOSCOW (Dec. 1)
Soviet television featured today the finals of the world chess tourney in Tel Aviv with a telecast of the presentation of gold medal winners and Soviet grand masters.
Boris Rodinov, the head of the Soviet chess delegation, said in the television program that the tourney in Tel Aviv was the “most representative” of all the international chess competitions held until now. The Soviet players won ten gold medals.
Soviet press agency Novosti reported that Rodinov also told the Russian television audience that the Russian chess players visited a number of cities in Israel and that “wherever we went we received a friendly reception from the Israeli people.”