Patterico's Pontifications

7/6/2008

Russian Wins Chess Boxing Title

Filed under: Miscellaneous,Sports — Justin Levine @ 11:41 pm

[posted by Justin Levine]

With all my excitement over Joey Chestnut’s win in the hot dog eating championship, I forgot to congratulate Nikolai Sazhin on winning the world chess boxing title.

His opponent said it all:  “I took a lot of body-blows in the fourth round and that affected my concentration. That’s why I made a big mistake in the fifth round: I did not see him coming for my king.”

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