Andrea Botez Awarded TKO In Chessboxing, Two Winners

Following a controversial ruling on the Mogul Chessboxing Championship, which befell on Sunday, the organizer’s Twitter account “Mogul Strikes” introduced an up to date consequence on Tuesday concerning the match between WGM Dina Belenkaya and Andrea Botez. Whereas the previous gained the encounter on Sunday, the Canadian streamer-celebrity was awarded a TKO (Technical Knockout) and a belt, with out rescinding Belenkaya’s win. 

After Sunday’s battle, which Belenkaya gained by resignation on the chess board, followers expressed outrage on Twitter, posting screenshots and clips of the entire counts within the boxing match. Fighters are entitled to standing eight counts (eight seconds to catch their breath), which a referee could invoke to guard a boxer who receives heavy injury. A fourth in a match, nonetheless, leads to a TKO, a loss.

Botez, going through a compelled checkmate on the chess board, was in a must-win scenario within the second spherical of boxing. She dominated the battle within the ring, and it was not clear whether or not Belenkaya obtained 4 standing eight counts or not on the time.

After the choice on Tuesday to award Botez the win, her followers are responding positively on Twitter. Some, jokingly or not, name for a rematch.

Belenkaya, probably fueling the decision for a rematch, has additionally launched the next tweets.

You may watch the video of the total battle beneath.

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