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World chess semifinals announced for March

The final World Chess Championship elimination match between Soviet grandmasters Vassily Smyslov and Gari Kasparov will start March 9 in Vilnius, in Soviet Lithuania, the World Chess Federation announced Tuesday. The winner will challenge Soviet World Champion Anatoly Karpov for the world title later this year.

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