HERZOGENAURACH, Germany - Thursday, 13. July 2023 AETOSWire Print
(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Global Sports company PUMA announces a collaboration between five-time World Chess Champion Magnus Carlsen and professional football player Christian Pulisic. Two sport icons came together on a football pitch to have a conversation about the differences and similarities between chess and football.
What can a football athlete and a chess player teach one another? The conversation between Magnus and Christian only shows that there are plenty of things that are relevant for both disciplines. “I am an attacking player who likes to be creative and to put defenders on their back foot. I like to be very aggressive and direct towards goals, so that's really my style,” said Pulisic. When playing football or chess, it is important to avoid critical errors, think strategically, and make decisions quickly. “In chess, I
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