Tunde Onakoya sets new world record for longest chess marathon

Tunde Onakoya recently achieved a remarkable feat by breaking the world record for the longest continuous chess marathon. He displayed an impressive level of skill and dedication, playing for 58 hours straight without experiencing a single defeat. His objective was to raise $1 million to make a significant difference in the lives of children in Nigeria.

Tunde Onakoya, a highly skilled chess player from Nigeria, has achieved an extraordinary feat by establishing a new world record for the longest uninterrupted chess marathon. He played tirelessly for an astonishing 58 hours. The event occurred in the bustling Times Square of New York City, where Onakoya surpassed the previous record set by Iranian chess player, Pouya Idani, who had played for 57 hours and 18 minutes.

Throughout the marathon, the skilled grandmaster, who has years of experience, played continuously without a single defeat and is now eager to push the record even further. Onakoya’s impressive accomplishment is even more remarkable considering his goal of raising $1 million through the world record attempt. The funds raised from this remarkable achievement will be utilized to create a significant change in the lives of numerous children in Nigeria.

Onakoya is well-known for his philanthropic work, specifically his dedication to giving underprivileged children the opportunity to learn and play chess. He has dedicated himself to promoting chess as a means of social change in Nigeria, and his remarkable achievement in breaking the world record has further amplified awareness of his cause.

Onakoya, a highly accomplished chess player, currently holds an impressive world ranking of 25,863 according to the International Chess Federation. His remarkable achievements in both chess and philanthropy serve as a source of inspiration for everyone. He announced the achievement of the new record on his social media platform with a post that said, “WE HAVE DONE IT, We’re pushing to 60 hours guys. We will continue moving forward. Let’s continue. We have a goal to meet for the education of African children around the world. This is our purpose – the driving force behind our actions.”

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