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The first international chess tournament took place in London in 1851. Down the road, just 16 years later, the Marquess of Queensbury put his imprimatur on the modern rules of boxing. Today, the two sports meet in an unlikely fashion. Only A Game’s Ron Schachter traveled to London and tried his hand at chess boxing.

This segment aired on October 9, 2010.

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