LONDON CHESSBOXING

Whether you are taking part or spectating, chessboxing is a highly enjoyable and rewarding experience. LCB has earned a deserved reputation hosting the most exciting nights out in Europe, a truly awe-inspiring mix of sporting thrills, glamour and razzmatazz.

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NEXT EVENT DECEMBER 13 Season Climax 2014

NEXT EVENT DECEMBER 13 Season Climax 2014

It’s the traditional climax to the chessboxing season and a Christmas party to rock the rafters.  We’ll bring you the greatest chessboxers on the planet, new faces old favourites and the return the ring of veteran undefeated World Champion Terry Marsh in an extra-special master’s bout.   Commentary from the incomparable IM Malcolm Pein and...
Former world champ Terry Marsh victorious in chessboxing comeback

Former world champ Terry Marsh victorious in chessboxing comeback

Former World Boxing Champion Terry Marsh made a historic comeback last Saturday during ‘The Italian Job’ at the Scala. Taking on Chris Powell in the main event, Marsh put his undefeated record on the line to brave the boxing ring once again.
October 11 - International Chessboxing 'Crazy Horses'!

October 11 – International Chessboxing ‘Crazy Horses’!

International Chessboxing ‘Crazy Horses’! HOT FOOD AVAILABLE IN THE FOYER Saturday, October 11th 2014 at Scala, King’s Cross THREE TITLE BOUTS WCBA European Title : Sergio Leveque (Ita) V Darius Rolkis (Lit) WCBA Women’s UK Title : Zena “The Technician” (UK) V Maya “The Magician” Hayes (UK) WCBA Middleweight Title : Dymer Agasaryan (Arm) V Kalidas...
New fight announced - World Boxing Champ Terry Marsh!

New fight announced – World Boxing Champ Terry Marsh!

The Champion is back! SPECIAL FIGHT ANNOUNCED – Former undefeated World Champion and former Junior Chess Champion Terry Marsh will make a sensational return to the ring for chessboxing on Saturday June 14th at the Scala, King’s Cross. Terry Marsh was the first European boxer ever to retire as an undefeated World Champion. He is...
May 22 Oracle Chessboxing Gala - the results

May 22 Oracle Chessboxing Gala – the results

On Thursday May 22 the very first Chessboxing Gala took place in the City of London. The black-tie dinner show was hosted by Oracle Cancer Trust to raise money for head and neck cancer research. Highlight of the night was of course the entertainment, provided by our team of first class chessboxers that all put...
June 14 - 'The Italian Job' International Chessboxing Spectacle

June 14 – ‘The Italian Job’ International Chessboxing Spectacle

New fight announced! Terry Marsh    vs   Chris Powell Click here to find out more! We’re back at the Scala nightclub with a special night of entertainment featuring the ultimate England V Italy showdown, chessboxing followed by a late night live screening of England’s opening game of the World Cup Finals against Italy in Brazil. Demonstrate...
May 16 Yellobric Fundraiser - the results

May 16 Yellobric Fundraiser – the results

Last Friday’s Yellobric chessboxing fundraiser was a grand success. In the magnificent Victorian ball room, the Chelsea Old Town Hall, we saw some impressive athletes display their chessboxing talent. Thanks to all the generous donations Yellobric also surpassed the fundraising goal and all the guests got a sensational evening in return. The first bout was...
Come join us tonight for the sensational Yellobric fundraiser!

Come join us tonight for the sensational Yellobric fundraiser!

Want a night out you’ll never forget? Come join London Chessboxing and Yellobric TONIGHT for a sensational evening of entertainment, chessboxing and more! Tickets will be available at the door (cash only) and there will be food and drink all night. The event will be held at the magnificent Chelsea Old Town Hall on King’s...
Haunts and hit movies at Chelsea Old Town Hall

Haunts and hit movies at Chelsea Old Town Hall

While pictures say more than a thousand words, photographs come nowhere near to telling the whole story of the magnificent Chelsea Old Town Hall. The beautiful Victorian hall, built in 1885, didn’t go unnoticed by some famous filmmakers. With its splendid original oil paintings, elegant marble columns magnificent chandeliers, the Chelsea Old Town Hall was...
Interview with chessboxing talent Gavin Paterson of Yellobric

Interview with chessboxing talent Gavin Paterson of Yellobric

With our upcoming Yellobric fundraiser on Friday May 16th, London Chessboxing decided to get to know the people behind the charity a little more. We interviewed Gavin Paterson – a recent addition to the chessboxing ranks and also the co-founder and managing director of Yellobric . 
Chessboxing Season Opener April 12 – Report

Chessboxing Season Opener April 12 – Report

  Matt “Crazy Arms” Read vs Gavin “Grievous Bodily Farmer” Paterson  Kicking off the event was a fight between debutant Gavin “Grievous Bodily Farmer” Paterson and veteran Matt “Crazy Arms” Read. Starting on the board, Paterson made a highly unorthodox Catalan opening with his g-pawn, seemingly putting Read off his stride immediately and the opening was...
December 13 - Chessboxing Season Finale

December 13 – Chessboxing Season Finale

Chessboxing Season Finale Saturday December 13th 2014 at Scala, King’s Cross More details to follow soon!
Report: International Chessboxing - Season's Climax December 14

Report: International Chessboxing – Season’s Climax December 14

By Myriam Dijck After having one of the most exciting years in chessboxing so far, 2013 was concluded with a worthy season climax chessboxing spectacle. The crowd was as keen as ever to see some of their favourite fighters enter the ring and take on the chessboxing challenge. Here are all the highlights of the...
The Wild Bulls, October 2013 - Report

The Wild Bulls, October 2013 – Report

by Naqib Qazi A night of drama unfolded on Saturday night as International Chessboxing took centre stage at the Scala in London’s Kings Cross. A boisterous crowd was treated to an evening of cabaret, pomp and sheer chessboxing excitement.  The event saw top-class talent from across the globe, pit their might and wit against each...
Chessboxing Film Closes On Kickstarter Target

Chessboxing Film Closes On Kickstarter Target

“The King’s Discipline”  is the working title of the chessboxing documentary shot over three years by French Canadian film-maker David Bitton. Bitton has invested his life-savings travelling tens of thousands of miles, shooting over 300 hours of footage and interviewing chessboxers from all corners of the world to bring his project to the edit room...
Kings Of The Ring, June 2013 - Results

Kings Of The Ring, June 2013 – Results

Scala, King’s Cross – 8 June 2013   WCBA World Heavyweight Title Eliminator Sergio Leveque (Ita) vs Mark Pilkington (Eng) Winner: Leveque (checkmate) WCBA Middleweight Title Elimininator Mike Botteley (Eng) vs Andre Glenzer (Ger) Winner: Glenzer (checkmate) Undercard George Crespo vs Chris Powell Winner: Powell (time penalty) Matt Read vs Nick Cornish Winner: Cornish (TKO)...
Interview with Andy 'The Rock' Costello

Interview with Andy ‘The Rock’ Costello

Andy Costello is arguably the UK’s most conditioned chessboxer. As a pro MMA fighter Andy knows how to work a ring and rarely leaves the crowd disappointed even drawing blood in his last match. How did you get into chess boxing? I got into chess boxing when I heard about it through a friend who’d...
Grand Prix: Brain vs. Pain - Report

Grand Prix: Brain vs. Pain – Report

Scala, King’s Cross – 23 March 2013 Full report and photos HEADLINE BOUT   TIM ‘CSI’ BENDFELDT (GER) v. BRYAN WOON (SIN) The climax of the evening featured a middleweight clash between the banker from Singapore, Bryan “Slinger” Woon and Germany’s Tim “CSI” Bendfeldt, the criminal prosecutor from Kiel in Germany. This was something of...
Steve 'Demon' Philip

Steve ‘Demon’ Philip

AGE – 29
HEIGHT – 174CM
WEIGHT – 75KG
REACH – 174CM
ELO – 1500
BORN – Barnstable
RESIDING – Taunton
OCCUPATION – Park Ranger

George Crespo

George Crespo

AGE – 20
HEIGHT – 187CM
WEIGHT – 80KG
REACH – 188CM
ELO – 1500 (est)
BORN – Duran, Ecuador
RESIDING – London
OCCUPATION – Project manager

Chris 'The General' Levy

Chris ‘The General’ Levy

AGE –30
HEIGHT – 187CM
WEIGHT – 82KG
REACH – 188CM
ELO – 1900
BORN – Bristol
RESIDING – London
OCCUPATION – Statistician

Matt 'Crazy Arms' Read

Matt ‘Crazy Arms’ Read

AGE – 34
HEIGHT – 200CM
WEIGHTKG
REACH – 194CM
ELO – 1810
BORN – Luton, Bedfordshire
RESIDING – London
OCCUPATION – Manager of Chess & Bridge

Mike 'The Bedfordshire Bull' Botteley

Mike ‘The Bedfordshire Bull’ Botteley

AGE – 31
HEIGHT – 178CM
WEIGHT – 73KG
REACH – 177CM
ELO – 2108
BORN – Bedford
RESIDING – London
OCCUPATION – Mental Health Nurse

Bryan 'Singapore Slinger' Woon

Bryan ‘Singapore Slinger’ Woon

AGE – 27
HEIGHT – 178CM
WEIGHT – 73KG
REACH – 179CM
ELO – 1500 (est)
BORN – SINGAPORE
RESIDING – LONDON
OCCUPATION –  CAPITAL MARKETS ASSOCIATE

Tim 'CSI' Bendfeldt

Tim ‘CSI’ Bendfeldt

AGE – 28
HEIGHT – 179CM
WEIGHT – 76KG
REACH – 179CM
ELO – 2111
BORN – Kiel
RESIDING – Hamburg
OCCUPATION – Lawyer

Nick 'Showstopper' Cornish

Nick ‘Showstopper’ Cornish

AGE – 38
HEIGHT – 186 CM
WEIGHT – 84 KG
ELO – 1735 (est)
HOME TOWN- Welwyn Garden City
RESIDING – London
OCCUPATION – Warehouse manager
CHESSBOXING RECORD- 3 wins, 2 losses

'Slick' Ricky Brown

‘Slick’ Ricky Brown

AGE – 41
HEIGHT – 179 CM
WEIGHT – 75 KG
ELO – 1200 (est)
HOME TOWN – Yorkshire
RESIDING – London
OCCUPATION – Mature student
CHESSBOXING RECORD – 2 wins, 1 draw

Sean 'The Machine' Mooney

Sean ‘The Machine’ Mooney

AGE – 27
HEIGHT – 176CM
WEIGHT – 73KG
REACH – 176CM
ELO – 1500 (est)
BORN – Winnipeg, Canada
RESIDING – London
OCCUPATION – Commodities broker

Eduard 'The Eagle' Lleshi

Eduard ‘The Eagle’ Lleshi

AGE – 32 HEIGHT – 168 CM WEIGHT – 65 KG ELO – 1200 (est) BORN – Durres, Albania RESIDING – London OCCUPATION – Electrical engineer CHESSBOXING RECORD – 2 losses

Anatol 'Chico' Przytulski

Anatol ‘Chico’ Przytulski

AGE – n/a HEIGHT – 180 CM WEIGHT – 75 CM ELO – 1500 (est) HOME TOWN – Bochum, Germany RESIDING – Germany

Richard 'The Razor' Frazer

Richard ‘The Razor’ Frazer

AGE – 37 HEIGHT – 179 CM WEIGHT – 72 KG ELO – 1300 (est) BORN – London RESIDING – London OCCUPATION – Visual Effects Artist CHESSBOXING RECORD – 2 wins, 2 losses

Toby 'Slowby' White

Toby ‘Slowby’ White

AGE – 28 HEIGHT – 187 CM WEIGHT – 94 KG ELO – 1200 HOME TOWN – Priddy RESIDING – London OCCUPATION – Software engineer CHESSBOXING RECORD – 1 loss

Gavin 'Grievous Bodily Farmer' Paterson

Gavin ‘Grievous Bodily Farmer’ Paterson

AGE – 32 HEIGHT – 179 CM WEIGHT – 63 KG ELO – 1230 HOME TOWN – Norwich RESIDING – London OCCUPATION – Managing director at Yellobric & Agriculturalist CHESSBOXING RECORD – 1 loss