Check Mate With A Right Hook

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At the Dome, Tufnell Park, just up the road from me, Chess Boxing nights have really taken off. It’s exactly what it sounds like, and for the best report see the Guardian’s (sadly embed-protected) video piece…
INTERVIEWER; ‘Do chess and boxing have any compatible elements?’
PUNTER: (Thinking) ‘No.’
I’m looking forward to Ludo-Tightrope nights and of course, Poker-Speed Sculpture.

2 comments on “Check Mate With A Right Hook”

  1. Mary says:

    Just when a little grey had been hovering over my head…you made me laugh loudly. Thanks

  2. Helen Martin says:

    I keep looking at this and giggling, but there’s a little mutter that says that retaining concentration even when under physical stress is a real challenge.

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