A photo of Tunde Onakoya speaking at the Digital Life Design (DLD) innovation conference in Munich on January 11, 2024.

Tunde Onakoya, Nigerian professional chess player, speaks at the Digital Life Design (DLD) innovation conference. DLD is a conference on internet trends and developments in digitalization.

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Tunde Onakoya is Attempting a 58-Hour Chess Marathon: ‘We’re Doing Great Things From a Small Place’

The Nigerian chess master and convener of Chess in Slums Africa, takes on one of his greatest challenges yet: attempting to break the Guinness world record for the longest chess marathon, without losing a game, in Times Square, New York.