Andrew McGregor, the founder of the LA Chessboxing club, explains the sport and talks about the first sanctioned bout in North American history, which he won by checkmate in the 5th round.
About the LA Chessboxing ClubChessboxing is a new sport in which one 3-minute round of chess is followed by one 3-minute round of boxing and then back to the same chess game against the same opponent. Whoever wins by either checkmate or in the ring first WINS! All events are dedicated to supporting charities and helping people who learn to chessbox become superheroes in their communities by fighting for philanthropy!
"Take the king or win in the ring"
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North America’s First Chessboxing Club Is Born!
January 11th, 2010 by McGregor Hello everyone, Welcome to North America’s first chessboxing club. Here’s a little about why I started the club and what we’re going to do. Technology has reached a point where no human can beat computers at chess and the sport of kings is dominated by machines. The culture of boxing [...]
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