Chessboxing

Chessboxing (Photo Credit: Francois Guillot/AFP/Getty Images)

Germany’s former world champion Frank Stoldt (L) competes against Belarus’ light-heavyweight world champion Leonid Chernobaev (YY) during France’s first official chessboxing match on February 1, 2013 at Artcurial auction house in Paris. Chess boxing is a hybrid sport that combines chess with boxing in alternating rounds. The sport was invented by French artist and filmmaker Enki Bilal in one of his comic book in 1992.

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