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Gotland throws a Viking Chess party

Matt Rumsey visits the Swedish island of Gotland to discover more about a sporting event with a long history.

Last Modified: 07 Aug 2013 12:07
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Ever heard of Viking Chess?

The Kubb World Championships?

Well, it's a simple game - and one contested by over 1,000 people from 22 nations on the Swedish Island of Gotland.

Matt Rumsey reports from the sporting festival.

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