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Chess boxing

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The challenging new sport - which has even been played by professionals like James De Gale - sees competitors face off in the ultimate clash of brains and brawn.

Chessboxing. Matt Read, left, fighting Chris Levy in London in March 2013 Photograph by James Bartosik

True to its name, this combines the cerebral, contemplative machinations of a centuries-old board game with the timeless spectacle of two dudes beating each other silly. Now celebrating its 10th anniversary as the only spectator sport to be based on a comic book and presaged by the Wu-Tang Clan, chessboxing is facing its greatest challenge: getting you to take it seriously.


Chess, the great game of simulated warfare, has existed for 1500 years and, according to science fiction, will command humanity's intellectual attraction for at least hundreds more. Standard chess is plenty of fun, but why not mix it up? Here are twelve variations of the game that you might not know about. 1. 3RD Millennium Chess is played on a single board, but one that's been wrapped into a cylinder. To make it even more complex, knights can move in tandem. Players can move both knights…

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Blowing a breath of fresh air into the appearance of the pieces while retaining their classic nuances, requires careful consideration in the process of combining materials and shaping the structure. product. The highlight of the chess piece is a composite material mixed between Resin and Concrete. This material satisfies aesthetic requirements thanks to the rough surface of cement, and at the same time inherits resin's high impact resistance and water resistance. The sturdy brass chess piece…


Chim (David Seymour 1911-1956), [Chess game in the library room, Huleh Valley, Israel], 1951 (691.1986) Alexander Liberman (1912-1999), Marcel Duchamp, New York City, 1959 (174.1990) Alexander Libe…

What’s the Deal with Chess Boxing?

Pitched as the “ultimate sport”, chess boxing is – depending on who you ask – either a seamless blend of the cerebral and the physical or a joke that got kinda out of hand… Formally invented in the early 2000s, chess boxing is the brainchild of a Dutch artist Iepe Rubingh who has since recognised the appeal of chess boxing [...]