NY Times article and June 8th Gleason’s Bout!

June 08 - 2013

Please find an article about chessboxing with photos of our founder in the NY Times and then join us at Gleason’s Gym (77 Front St, Brooklyn, NY 11201) tonight (June 8th) at 7ish for chessboxing along with Gleason’s National Masters Amateur competition. http://www.nytimes.com/2013/06/08/sports/in-chessboxing-beware-of-left-hooks-jabs-and-en-passants.html

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Tickets Available for our ‘Beauty and the Beasts’ Chessboxing Night at Hollywood’s Fortune Gym!

May 20 - 2013

Please get your tickets here to our May 25th event: http://lachessboxing-efbevent.eventbrite.com/ Limited seating!

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LA Weekly Covers Our Event!

May 20 - 2013

LA Weekly covered our chessboxing for charity event in which fighters squared off to support The Tiziano Project or Kanere Refugee News Service. Read the article here: http://blogs.laweekly.com/arts/2013/02/chessboxing_tuxedo_tyrants_club_tiziano_project.php

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Women’s chessboxing and fighting for philanthropy on Jenn Sterger’s ‘The Daily’

April 27 - 2012

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Training for charity and our new custom-welded gym!

April 24 - 2012

We have a new custom-welded gym created by the sublimely talented Venice crew at http://ballerbuilt.blogspot.com/2012/04/speed-bag.html. Founder and champion Andrew ‘The Fightin’ Philanthropist’ McGregor will train you to chess and/or fight for a tax-deductible contribution to The Tiziano Project: http://tizianoproject.org/get-involved/. Contact info[at]lachessboxing.com for more information!

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LA Chessboxing Team Training Every Saturday at Noon!

July 25 - 2011

Hello,   We’re pleased to announce that every Saturday at noon our team will be training at Ten/Nine Fitness in Marina Del Rey.   Location: 4224 Glencoe Ave. Unit C Marina del Rey, CA 90292 (On the left side of the building with the green awning)   Please come out and give the sport a try!

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Chessboxing for Charity Night in Fast Company!

July 25 - 2011

We created a chessboxing for charity night with the Tuxedo Tyrants benefitting The Tiziano Project. The event was chronicled by Fast Company.   You may find the article here:   http://www.fastcompany.com/1749816/syyn-labs-hacks-saturday-night-fun   Thanks to the chessboxers and an amazing crowd!

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North America’s First Chessboxing Club Is Born!

May 03 - 2011

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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The official video of the Los Angeles Chessboxing Club

May 02 - 2011

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We gave a chessboxing demonstration live on LA’s KTLA morning news.

May 02 - 2011

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News and Upcoming Events

June 08 - 2013

NY Times article and June 8th Gleason's Bout!

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May 20 - 2013

Tickets Available for our 'Beauty and the Beasts' Chessboxing Night at Hollywood's Fortune Gym!

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May 20 - 2013

LA Weekly Covers Our Event!

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April 24 - 2012

Training for charity and our new custom-welded gym!

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July 25 - 2011

LA Chessboxing Team Training Every Saturday at Noon!

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July 25 - 2011

Chessboxing for Charity Night in Fast Company!

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May 02 - 2011

We gave a chessboxing demonstration live on LA's KTLA morning news.

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January 14 - 2011

Marvel vs. DC Chessboxing at The Downtown Independent Theatre Saturday, January 15th starting at 6PM.

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January 14 - 2011

LA Chessboxing Club founder Andrew McGregor featured in American Way Magazine (the in-flight magazine of American Airlines).

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October 15 - 2010

Chessboxing October 17th at The Downtown Independent Theatre in Los Angeles. Doors open at 6 bouts at 7ish. COME ONE COME ALL!!!

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April 06 - 2010

LA Chessboxing Club Founder featured as the cover story on the LA Times Brand X magazine.

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April 01 - 2010

We gave a live demonstration on KTLA's morning news broadcast.

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April 01 - 2010

We are having a Chessboxing 4 Charity event in Hollywood this June.

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March 17 - 2010

The first sanctioned bout in the history of North America was featured in the LA Times' Brand X. Thanks to everyone for coming out and your support.

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October 01 - 2009

We're building up our amateur boxing records in America while working on Chessboxing bouts in Europe.

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October 01 - 2009

Legendary boxing trainer Jesse Reid has started training our fighters

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Rules of LA Chessboxing:

Chessboxing should happen in unusual places.

Fights are to be done in front of friends.

You must fight for a charity.

 

Our Chess and Fighting Partners

» 10/9 Fitness
» Dynamix Martial Arts
» LA Chess Club

Charities We Fight For

» Kanere Refugee Media
» Kilimanjaro Centre for Orphans and Street Children
» RYOT Oklahoma Tornado Victims Fund
» The Tiziano Project