Shihan Montu Das elected as President of WCBO (World Chess Boxing Organisation/ Chess Boxing Ameture) and the headquarter is Berlin ,Germany. .His tenure starts from June 1st, 2020. He is also the Founder and President of CHESS BOXING ORGANISATION OF INDIA (CBOI) founded under the leadership of renewed martial artist of India sole Shihan Montu Das.
About Chess Boxing
Chessboxing is to combine the # 1 thinking sport and the # 1 fighting sport into a hybrid that demands the most of its competitions-both mentally and physically.
In a Chessboxing fight two opponents play in alternating rounds of chess and boxing. The contest starts with a round of chess, followed by a boxing round, followed by another round of chess and so on.
a contest consists of 11 rounds, 6 rounds of chess and 5 round of boxing. A round of chess takes 4 minutes. Each competitor has 12 minutes on the chess timer.
A round of boxing takes 3 minutes between the rounds there is a 1 minute pause, during which competitors change their gear. The contest is decided by: checkmate (chess round), exceeding the time limit (chess round), retirement of an opponent
(chess or boxing round), KO (boxing round), or referee decision (boxing round).If the chess game ends in a settlement, the opponent with the higher score in boxing wins. If there is an equal score the opponent with the black pieces wins.
About Mr.Montu Das- WCBO (World Chess Boxing Organisation/Chess Boxing Ameture)
The First Chessboxing club of India and Training begins at Kolkata in the year of 2011, the founder of chess Boxing Club of Kolkata, Mr. Montu Das was contacted to first time to WCBO about chessboxing for India through chess Boxing Club of Kolkata and later to all of your State/UT/Units through WCBO Affiliation.
Mr. Das known as one of the renounced martial artist in his city since last 30 years in Kickboxing,Karate & Wushu-Kung-Fu and he was also guided by his martial art coach to maintain concentration in martial art you must do practice or play chess for the betterment of mental development after fight or heavy practice.
when Mr. Das saw that Chessboxing is a game with one combination with heavy physical stress with full of mental concentration he was took interest in this sport and start Chessboxing training from his own Gym (Das Fitness Gym) or as chess Boxing Club of Kolkata & training begins for India as the sole representative of WCBO from city of Kolkata.