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A Nigerian chess champion plays the royal game for 60 hours — a new global chess record

Apr. 20, 2024 14:57 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A Nigerian chess champion and child education advocate played chess nonstop for 60 hours in New York City’s Times Square to break the Guinness World Record for the longest chess marathon. Tunde Onakoya, 29, hopes to raise $1 million for children's education across...