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At a Berlin Apartment for Rent: Boxing, Chess, Sleep

© Iepe Rubingh, Photo: Yves Sucksdorff The chessboxing apartment in Berlin. Berlin A decade ago, the Berlin-based Dutch artist Iepe Rubingh, inspired by a French comic strip, hit on an idea. Why not combine “the No. 1 thinking sport” (chess) and “the No. 1 fighting sport” (boxing)? Mr. Rubingh did just that, and a new [...]

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Chess boxing demands more than muscle

You could be forgiven for thinking, "only in Berlin." Chess and boxing are as unlikely a combination as you can imagine, but the two disciplines were married in 2003 and combatants and promoters are taking this strange game throughout Germany and beyond.   "It's the competition, it's the fact that you combine physical combat and [...]

By |November 13th, 2010|news|Comments Off on Chess boxing demands more than muscle