World Chess Boxing Organisation
The World Chess Boxing Organisation (WCBO) is the governing body of the new sport chess boxing. The WCBO was founded in 2003 and has its headquarters in Berlin, Germany. Its current president is Iepe Rubingh, founder of the sport.
The principal tasks of the WCBO include: training people in the number one thinking sport and the number one fighting sport and the combination of both; building up a worldwide structure of chess boxing clubs and organisations; promoting chess boxing; and holding championship and promotional fights.
Currently, there are two organisations that are affiliated to the WBCO:
- the Chess Boxing Club Berlin (founded in August 2005)
- the Bulgarian Chess Boxing Organisation (founded in October 2005)
The WCBO's motto is: "Fighting is done in the ring and wars are waged on the board".