Weirdest Sports You’ve Probably Never Heard of

Chess Boxing

Lepe Rubingh, a Dutch performance artist, was the inventor of this game. This is a simple game that is currently taking roots all over the world mostly in Russia, the United Kingdom, and Germany.


Karl Ouch (right) and Ion Citu play a round of chess during their bout at Scala, London

Players fight in alternating just like playing in the game of chess in rounds. The winner of the game is determined by the judges based on points acquired or when an opponent is knocked down.

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