The Bingham Cup programthe world championship of LGBT-inclusive men's and women's rugbywill take place in Amersterdam June 2-11.
The tournament, taking place June 8-10, will be the centerpiece of the program.
The Chicago Dragons is the only area team slated to compete. Dozens of other teams ( totaling more than 1,600 players ) will take part, and they are from such cities as Madrid, Nashville, Liverpool, Stockholm, Dallas and Toronto.
First held in 2002, the Bingham Cup is named in memory of 9/11 hero and rugby player Mark Bingham, who was instrumental in establishing two leading LGBT rugby clubs: the San Francisco Fog and the Gotham Knights.
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