June 15, 2023
Angom Nongsha Singh Basumatary, hailing from Guwahati, Assam, has etched his name in the annals of sports history by achieving extraordinary success in the realm of chess boxing.
In a stunning display of skill and determination, Basumatary emerged victorious in two highly prestigious championships: the 1st Asian Chess Boxing Championship 2023 and the 2nd WCBO Indian Open Chess Boxing World Cup 2023.
These exhilarating tournaments took place at The Circle Club in Kolkata, captivating audiences from June 4 to June 7.
Chess boxing, commonly known as chessboxing or chess boxing, is an exceptional amalgamation of the enduring game of chess and the kinetic art of boxing. In this distinctive sport, two participants take turns engaging in rounds of rapid chess and boxing, engaging in a relentless battle until one emerges triumphant through either a checkmate on the chessboard or a knockout in the boxing ring.