Beating Tim Farron at chess on live TV; getting knocked out chessboxing
(http://www.wcbo.org/) is a fascinating sport where players fight in alternative rounds of chess and boxing, combining, as they say on the official website, brain and brawn.
Here's how chessboxing
works: Two fighters face off for n alternating three-minute rounds of boxing and chess, with the win going to whoever gets the first KO, checkmate, or judge's decision.
So when he discovered chessboxing he couldn't resist stepping into the ring.
"Chessboxing is a hybrid which alternates between a chess game and a boxing match," creative writing student Karl said.
That was a reference to 1979 kung fu flick Mystery of Chessboxing.
Tim is the founder of the World Chessboxing Association.
Tim, who also runs the London Chessboxing Association, was impressed by Karl.
Bloodied but not beaten, Karl Ouch during a chessboxing bout
A darts Grand Prix could become one of the great hybrid sports, replacing chessboxing
- yes, you guessed it, alternate rounds of chess and boxing - in the nation's affections.
A BULGARIAN bruiser has been crowned the first-ever European Heavyweight Chessboxing champ.
A spokesman for the World Chess Boxing Organisation said: "Chessboxing combines the No.