Chess, Not Just For Skinny Asthmatics Anymore

by | July 14, 2008


According to Time, "chess-boxing" is hitting it big all over the world. The combination of chess and boxing is meant to teach conflict-resolution to kids, though in Europe "a bloodier version is flourishing." I totally support this blending of sport and board game, and think we should do more: paintball-Risk, NASCAR-Life, capture-the-flag-Stratego, hide-and-go-seek-Clue...

--Sacha Zimmerman

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