Chess-A-Thon: Popular Nigerian Chess Master, Tunde Onakoya Breaks GWR, Hits 58-Hour Mark (VIDEO) | MarvelTvUpdates

Nigerian Chess master, Tunde Onakoya, who began his journey to break the Guinness World Record for the longest chess marathon, has hit his 58th-hour mark.

Onakoya made this known on his X account in the early hours of Saturday, April 20. 

Sharing a photo with the incrisption ‘record broken’ Onakoya wrote: “We have done it.

“We’re pushing to 60 hours, guys. We’re not stopping yet. Let’s keep going. 

“We have a fundraising goal to meet for the education of African children around the world. This is our why – the reason we are doing this.

“Let’s demonstrate to the world the incredible power of love. Together, we can make this happen.”

The previous Guinness World Record holder of 56-hour, 9-minute mark was set by Norwegian players Hallvard Haug Flatebø and Sjur Ferkingstad in 2018.

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