Let’s be honest.
A preamble here is largely pointless, so I won’t bother.
Because chess boxing.
Here’s another one, from which the header pic for this post was taken:
I know what you’re thinking though. I say ‘almost exactly’ in the headline, because clearly there’s one way that this sport needs to be improved, in order to match the divine imagery conjured up by its name: There needs to be boxing after every move! None of this faffin about, waiting for the rounds to change. Just chess move, chess move -> punch, punch, chess move, chess move -> punch, punch. Now that’s chessboxing.
Oh, and—hang on. One second. I think I’ve found two faces, the combination of which sum up my exact reaction to this sport.
Yeah, that’s about right.
Header Image Source: YouTube