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04.23.2012

CBS NEWS CORRESPONDENT MARK PHILLIPS REPORTS ON THE POPULAR EUROPEAN SPORT OF CHESS BOXING – TONIGHT ON THE “CBS EVENING NEWS WITH SCOTT PELLEY”

         CBS News Correspondent Mark Phillips reports the popular European sport of chess boxing. The report will be broadcast tonight, April 23, on the CBS EVENING NEWS WITH SCOTT PELLEY (6:30-7:00 PM) on the CBS Television Network.

         In tonight’s report, Phillips visits a title chess boxing match in London, where players compete in 11 alternating rounds of chess and boxing and win by either a knockout or a checkmate – whichever comes first. Phillips interviews two players: Andy “The Rock” Costello and Nikolai “The Siberian Express” Sazhin.

         Patricia Shevlin is the Executive Producer of the CBS EVENING NEWS WITH SCOTT PELLEY.

 

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Press Contact:  Lance Frank  212-975-5959  frankl@cbsnews.com

Press:

Lance Frank
212-975-5959
frankl@cbsnews.com