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    CC FIDE Master Lekko's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by MichaelBaron View Post
    I think may be a problem because many of the participants are usually juniors and given current tensions...it is unlikely parents will send their kids to such a venue...
    Perhaps another location should be considered as Guam may not exist in 2019 ...
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    Quote Originally Posted by Lekko View Post
    Perhaps another location should be considered as Guam may not exist in 2019 ...
    Even Kim understands - so many soft titles should be allowed!
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    All this conversation that another location should be considered because of some perceived threat is just ridiculous. If it was anywhere near based on logic, then the 2018 Winter Olympics would be not going ahead in their current location: https://www.olympic.org/pyeongchang-2018... which is South Korea

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    Let them deal with their sports events and us with ours. I don't feel safe travelling to Guam and I'm sure there are other players who share this sentiment.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Lekko View Post
    Let them deal with their sports events and us with ours. I don't feel safe travelling to Guam and I'm sure there are other players who share this sentiment.
    When all hell does break loose, Guam will be as safe as anywhere else. Seeking soft titles will be the least of our concerns.
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    It's amusing how hard people are defending Guam as a playing location here. There are much better funded, more convenient (and safer) locations, but people have to push a random location in the middle of nowhere for the sake of diversity and progressivism (Oh, we need to give the little guy a chance aye) Oh look how culturally tolerant and accepting we are, lets bring people to an Island in the middle of nowhere instead of going to a well organised and reputable chess club, yay us!
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