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Mogul Chessboxing Championship – Trent vs Hambleton

American live streamer, YouTuber, esports commentator and competition Ludwig Anders Ahgren, known simply as Ludwig, announced the Mogul Chessboxing Championship, a hybrid event where participants play alternating rounds of chess and boxing until one side wins either by checkmate or knockout. 

The main event of the Championship features the chessboxing match between GM Aman Hambleton and IM Lawrence Trent, while the undercards and smahboxing undercards matches include popular influencers and streamers: Myth, Boy Boy, Disguised Toast, PointCrow, Abroad in Japan, Papaplatte, Stanz, boxbox, Sardoche, Toph, Fiction, Kalindi, Joshman and Spud.

The event will take place on 11 December in the Galen Center, Los Angeles, featuring 12 of the biggest Twitch and YouTube content creators who will fight in six matches along with two Smashboxing undercard matches.

THE BIGGEST EVENT OF MY CAREER“, posted Ludwig on his Twitter account announcing the Mogul Chessboxing Championship.

The complete list of the competitors and matches:

  • Smashboxing Undercard

    Fiction vs Kalindi
    Joshman vs Spud

  • Undercards

    Myth vs Boy Boy
    Disguised Toast vs PointCrow
    Abroad in Japan vs Papaplatte
    Stanz vs boxbox
    Sardoche vs Toph

  • Main event

    GM Aman Hambleton vs IM Lawrence Trent

Chessbrah manager GM Aman Hambleton announced lots of BTS training vlogs, while IM Lawrence Trent posted a video showing that he is already preparing for the event: “I am already at work, you better be soon“.

After winning the Julius Baer Generation Cup, World Chess Champion Magnus Carlsen revealed he might be a commentator of the Mogul Chessboxing Championship: “It is a great spectacle! I’ve been invited by my good friend Ludwig to commentate and I hope to be able to do it“. Magnus added “Obviously when it comes to Lawrence, I know he is taking this super seriously and Aman as well, so it is gonna be a great fight“. World Chess Champion did not want to reveal who would be his ideal chessboxing opponent, leaving the viewers and commentators of the Julius Baer Generation Cup to speculate.

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