A construction worker hailing from Orange County, New York. Bill was a student of Mathematics and Philosophy at Binghamton University. He currently resides in Mar Vista, California.
Mat Heitel is an industrial and architectural designer, who’s skill set includes welding and carpentry as well as general construction, design build, and metal fabrication. He has worked with a variety of art spaces and underground collectives around the country in positions ranging from project designer and construction coordinator to deco crew and general labor. Mat brings these skills and experiences to Chessboxing to help make the party happen. Hard.
Born near the seams of the iron curtain in a family of rebels and revolutionaries, Lora Ivanova has learned from an early age that some causes are worth fighting for… literally. Lora is an artist and entrepreneur living in Los Angeles and a managing partner of the LA Chessboxing Club.