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LA Chessboxing at Bringing Back Broadway January 28th from 4-7!

Wednesday, January 25th, 2017

HELLO!

Chessboxing returns to Downtown LA at the ring on 3rd and Broadway January 28th from 4-7 for a night of brain and brawn as opponents compete in three-minute tandem rounds of chess then boxing (or jiu jitsu) until one emerges victorious, either by checkmate or knockout!

All part of the all free all ages Bringing Broadway Back extravaganza in Downtown LA!

Fight card as follows and subject to change:

4:30 Bre Stikk vs. Adelita McGrath (chess jiujitsu)
5:15 Marcus Kowal vs. Mike Slebodnik (chessboxing)
6:00 Chris ‘Taco’ Pedilla vs. Michael Jackson (chess jiujitsu)
6:45 Dmitry Gerasimov vs. Jeff Martin (chessboxing)

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Sign Up For ‘Introduction To Chessboxing’ This July At Deuce Gym In Venice, California!

Thursday, June 25th, 2015

 

Hello!

 

We are enthralled to offer ‘Introduction to Chessboxing’ this July every Monday and Wednesday from 4-5PM at Deuce Gym in Venice, California.

 

Work your brain and body to rock the SoCal summer!

 

Contact info@lachessboxing.com for more information!

 

Get directions and learn more about the gym here:

 

http://www.deucegym.com/

 

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LA Chessboxing Segment On Italian and Albanian TV!

Thursday, June 25th, 2015

Please enjoy this FANTASTIC segment by documentarian Vanessa Crocini to learn more about us and what we do:

 

https://vimeo.com/vanessacrocini/lachessboxing

Join Us At The Tower Theater As Part Of ‘Bringing Broadway Back’ on 1/31

Thursday, January 29th, 2015

Join Us At The Tower Theater As Part Of ‘Bringing Broadway Back’ on 1/31 from 5-10 PM!

 

This event supports the Landmine Relief Fund and Casa 0101!

 

Hope to see you there!

 

Cheers to chessboxing and charity!

 

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CHESS. BOXING. JIU JITSU. Oh my!

Friday, January 9th, 2015

 

Please join us on January 17th from 7-10 PM at Systems Training Center in Hawthorne for a night of chessboxing culminating in the creation of the new sport of chess jiu jitsu!

 

This event benefits the Mana Sports Children’s Foundation

 

Come see history as we make it!

 

Tickets are available here:

 

http://www.eventbrite.com/e/chess-boxing-and-jiu-jitsu-oh-my-tickets-15165803326

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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JULY 3rd CHESSBOXING EVENT!

Wednesday, June 25th, 2014

Come to the Think Tank Gallery at 939 Maple Avenue, LA 90015 and start your 4th of July Weekend off RIGHT! Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Philanthropy!

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/chessboxing-for-charity-life-liberty-and-the-pursuit-of-philanthropy-tickets-12010667229

Systems Training Center in Hawthorne Now Offers Chessboxing Classes!

Wednesday, May 14th, 2014

If you are interested in training please contact the gym and ask for Marcus Kowal!

http://systemstrainingcenter.com/

Our Founder Was Named In LA Weekly’s ‘Best of LA People’ for 2014!

Wednesday, May 14th, 2014

GO TEAM!!!

http://www.laweekly.com/informer/2014/05/14/andrew-mcgregor-from-journalism-to-chessboxing

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

Saturday, June 8th, 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

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

Monday, May 20th, 2013

Please get your tickets here to our May 25th event:

http://lachessboxing-efbevent.eventbrite.com/

Limited seating!

News and Upcoming Events

January 25 - 2017

LA Chessboxing at Bringing Back Broadway January 28th from 4-7!

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June 25 - 2015

Sign Up For 'Introduction To Chessboxing' This July At Deuce Gym In Venice, California!

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June 25 - 2015

LA Chessboxing Segment On Italian and Albanian TV!

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January 29 - 2015

Join Us At The Tower Theater As Part Of 'Bringing Broadway Back' on 1/31

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January 09 - 2015

CHESS. BOXING. JIU JITSU. Oh my!

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June 25 - 2014

JULY 3rd CHESSBOXING EVENT!

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May 14 - 2014

Systems Training Center in Hawthorne Now Offers Chessboxing Classes!

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May 14 - 2014

Our Founder Was Named In LA Weekly's 'Best of LA People' for 2014!

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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