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London Chessboxing Presents: Chessboxing Mayhem

♟️🥊 Chess it isn’t, boxing it ain’t.  But chessboxing it most definitely is.  Pugilism and cerebralism go glove in glove as London Chessboxing stages its latest show: Chessboxing Mayhem.  For ticket information see below. 

One round of chess, one round of boxing, repeat until checkmate or knockout.  Nerd-fighting or the ultimate sporting challenge of the 21st Century?  London chessboxing (full intro below) has been described as both but tonight you can decide for yourself at The Dome.  Whatever the verdict this sporting mash-up will make for an unforgettable night out.

After the success of ‘Oktoberfist’ – when a packed house witnessed Cameron ‘Hurt Locker’ Little claim the British heavyweight title against Toby ‘Slowby’ White in a duel for the ages – London Chessboxing returned for Christmas 2021 with ‘Season’s Beatings’ and now it’s showtime again in north London with tonight’s ‘Chessboxing Mayhem’ show.

Chessboxers from around the globe are due to descend on this celebrated venue in Tufnell Park to duke it out to be the brainest and brawniest.  Chessboxing Mayhem is guaranteed at this May sporting treat where you can raise a beer or wine in style to celebrate the weirdest, and arguably greatest, sporting biathlon of all time.

Full details on who is top of the bill and the fighters on the undercard will appear here as soon as announced.

Stand by for another night of high octane cerebral meets fistic action, otherwise know as the ultimate test of brain and brawn.  Tickets for a night of London Chessboxing are strictly limited and a sell-out is highly likely.  So jab now and book your place now for a night of sporting entertainment that quite simply has to be seen to be believed.

🗝️ Doors open: 6pm.

♟️🥊 First bout: 7.30pm tbc

🎟️ Tickets in advance are available via the ‘Get Tickets’ link. 

🚊 🚗 Travel tips: Heading to the venue via public transport is recommended.  The Dome is located opposite Tufnell Park tube station and just a five minute walk from Kentish Town tube and mainline station, while Gospel Oak station is a 10 minutes away.  If driving there is parking located in circumference of the venue and that is allowed on single yellow lines after 6:30pm in the week and after 1.30pm on Saturdays.  Parking bays are also located around the venue.  Lastly, there are two taxi ranks located within a block of the venue.

What is Chessboxing: Chessboxing adds the thrills and spills of speed chess to the strategic and tactical challenges of traditional boxing, creating a mind-bending hybrid sport that has to be seen to be fully appreciated.

The ultimate battle of brain and brawn.  Two opponents play a round of speed chess followed by a round of boxing, with one minute in between rounds.  They continue to alternate between the two with the chess game becoming ever more challenging as the physical battle takes its toll. The winner is decided by checkmate or knockout.

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