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Sorry about the source link. Funny there's no HYS on this story.....

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-42484987

So the World Chess authorities gave the current world championships to one of the most regressive countries in the world (a decision that is coming back now to bite them on the ass, although not nearly as much as it should). Anyone care to guess why this place was chosen?

Isnt there going to be a footie tournament in this bit of the world soon? I wonder how that's going to pan out, too, and why they chose such an unsuitable place?

 

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