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So called because it actually stretches outside the boundaries of London itself, and none-too-infrequently pops up above ground, the London Underground "tube" network is the basic board of the modern-day game of Mornington Crescent.
So-called because it actually stretches outside the boundaries of London itself, and none-too-infrequently pops up above ground, the London Underground 'tube' network is the basic board of the modern-day game of Mornington Crescent.

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(Of course, only amateurs will on principle confine themselves solely to the Underground: and many of the greatest games have taken place either completely - as they necessarily did before the Underground was built - or at least partially at street level. Nevertheless, the Underground is now accepted as the true home of the game.)
While a lot of amateurs confine themselves solely to the Underground as a matter of principle, many of the greatest games have taken place either completely or at least partly at street level. For instance, street level play would have been completely unavoidable before the Underground was built. Nevertheless, the Underground is now accepted as the true home of the game.

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So-called because it actually stretches outside the boundaries of London itself, and none-too-infrequently pops up above ground, the London Underground 'tube' network is the basic board of the modern-day game of Mornington Crescent.

While a lot of amateurs confine themselves solely to the Underground as a matter of principle, many of the greatest games have taken place either completely or at least partly at street level. For instance, street level play would have been completely unavoidable before the Underground was built. Nevertheless, the Underground is now accepted as the true home of the game.

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