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‘Chuckmate’ – Elon Musk corners Twitter

12 July 2022

9:00 AM

12 July 2022

9:00 AM

Chuckmate? No, it’s not a typo – it’s a meme war.

It was tweeted by Elon Musk beneath an image of Chuck Norris playing chess. While not explicitly mentioned, it is a message widely assumed to be directed at the Twitter Board after he walked on the $44 billion price tag.

Failing to complete the deal could result in a $1 billion breakup fee – or he might be forced to make good on the original deal to marry it at $54.20

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