True to its name, this combines the cerebral, contemplative machinations of a centuries-old board game with the timeless spectacle of two dudes beating each other silly. Now celebrating its 10th anniversary as the only spectator sport to be based on a comic book and presaged by the Wu-Tang Clan, chessboxing is facing its greatest challenge: getting you to take it seriously.
It’s like the X Factor, but instead of a Christmas single from a boyband you get Alex Salmond singing ‘Flower of Scotland’. You decide!
But they’re not in agreement. Here’s what both sides are thinking, and what they’re going to talk about.
Not content with confusing him for a department store, people are now crediting him with the civil rights movement. He’s taking it with good humor.
Man makes triumphant return to Twitter after six year absence! To deal with disgruntled customers misdirecting their ire.
There are no words. But no, they won’t be hanged, if found.
If you do any of these things, rest assured there is a place in a watery hell reserved just for you.
Egged by opponents, rather than egging on supporters, Ed Miliband has an election problem. For every one person who thinks he’s an asset, three people don’t.
This stuff is getting important now, so you ought to know this. The history of the disputed rock. Featuring cute monkeys.