Chapter 8


Here are just a few of the lists you'll find in Chapter Eight...

Largest Metropolitan Areas without Major League Sports Teams of Their Own
For gamblers, it's a good thing #2 is on this list. It might be a bit harder to gamble on professional sports teams there otherwise.

Countries with the Most Master Chess Players per Million People
#1 isn't Russia, but yet one of the most famous chess matches in history occurred in the #1 country (Fischer vs. Spassky in 1972).

Ten Most Populous Countries Never To Win an Olympic Medal
The gold medal of geography goes to the person who can guess #1 correctly.

States with the Highest Number of Miniature Golf Courses per Million People
These must be most common where the weather is nicest? Right? Well, only if a -20 wind chill is "nice."

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