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London Bid for Worldcon in 2014 confirmed

Chicon 7 has announced the start of the process to select the host site for the 72nd Worldcon. London in 2014 is the sole bidder.  The bid, jointly chaired by Steve Cooper and Mike Scott, proposes to host the Worldcon in London, England, from August 14 to August 18, 2014.The London Worldcon in 2014 bid will be the only one listed on the ballot issued to voters at Chicon 7. Any other group wishing to bid must now organise a campaign for supporters to write in their bid on the ballot paper. Members of Chicon 7 can eligible to take part in the site selection process. Chicon 7, the 70th World Science Fiction Convention, will be held in Chicago, IL - August 30 to September 3, 2012. See for details.The official website of the London in 2014 bid can be found at