Chess Marathon: Nigerian Tunde Onakoya Reaches 58-Hour Mark,Breaks World Record

Renowned chess master, Tunde Onakoya, who commenced his mission to surpass the Guinness World Record for the longest chess marathon, has reached the 58th-hour mark.

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

Sharing a photo with record broken inscribed on it, Onakoyo wrote, “We have done it.”

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

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