Team shortlist16 Aug 2016 AT 12:10 PM

VIDEO: Check out this Dubai promo video from 1986

A lot has changed
Team shortlist16 Aug 2016 AT 12:10 PM

This promotional video was created in 1986 for the 27th Chess Olympiad in Dubai. The video was produced by the UAE chess Federation to promote the event in the World Trade Centre.

Whether chess is your thing or not, it's an interesting look at Dubai in the 80s. In a constantly evolving city, a lot has changed since then. See if you can spot some buildings that are still around today, and places that have undergone a serious amount of construction in the last few decades.

For comparison, here's an amazing video of what Dubai now looks like, shot by Rob Whitworth for Dubai Film. 

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