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GM Caught Cheating in Tourn With Hidden Cellphone in Bathroom

Post by MikeGL » Mon Jul 15, 2019 10:55 am

It's not everyday where a chess news is published on a tech site.
Cheating caught with picture inside a bathroom.

https://idle.slashdot.org/story/19/07/1 ... n-bathroom

Serious problem for human-human chess.

Below is the video report by "chess to impress" at yourutbe:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9n2IzwzLpD0
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Re: GM Caught Cheating in Tourn With Hidden Cellphone in Bathroom

Post by mar » Mon Jul 15, 2019 11:07 am

A fellow countryman :D
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Re: GM Caught Cheating in Tourn With Hidden Cellphone in Bathroom

Post by mwyoung » Mon Jul 15, 2019 1:25 pm

MikeGL wrote:
Mon Jul 15, 2019 10:55 am
It's not everyday where a chess news is published on a tech site.
Cheating caught with picture inside a bathroom.

https://idle.slashdot.org/story/19/07/1 ... n-bathroom

Serious problem for human-human chess.

Below is the video report by "chess to impress" at yourutbe:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9n2IzwzLpD0
I love the comments to the article. There are only a couple of good chess engines. :lol:
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Re: GM Caught Cheating in Tourn With Hidden Cellphone in Bathroom

Post by Leo » Mon Jul 15, 2019 1:55 pm

A quote from the 2006 World Chess Championship:

"After each move Mr. Kramnik immediately heads to the rest room and from it directly to the bathroom. During every game he visited the relaxation room 25 times at the average and the bathroom more than 50 times - the bathroom is the only place without video surveillance."
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Re: GM Caught Cheating in Tourn With Hidden Cellphone in Bathroom

Post by Paloma » Mon Jul 15, 2019 1:58 pm

Did he ever comment on that?

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Re: GM Caught Cheating in Tourn With Hidden Cellphone in Bathroom

Post by MikeB » Mon Jul 15, 2019 2:52 pm

Paloma wrote:
Mon Jul 15, 2019 1:58 pm
Did he ever comment on that?
Start with Chapter 5 , he replied he drinks a lot water during a game and he liked to walk in the bathroom ....everyone can draw his own conclusions, but clearly, this is along the lines of "If it looks like a duck, swims like a duck, and quacks like a duck, then it probably is a duck..."

https://books.google.com/books?id=P5kLN ... om&f=false

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Re: GM Caught Cheating in Tourn With Hidden Cellphone in Bathroom

Post by S.Taylor » Mon Jul 15, 2019 4:38 pm

MikeGL wrote:
Mon Jul 15, 2019 10:55 am
It's not everyday where a chess news is published on a tech site.
Cheating caught with picture inside a bathroom.

https://idle.slashdot.org/story/19/07/1 ... n-bathroom

Serious problem for human-human chess.

There already existed a whole thread devoted to this story, in the human chess forum
viewtopic.php?f=11&t=71277#p804999

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Re: GM Caught Cheating in Tourn With Hidden Cellphone in Bathroom

Post by syzygy » Mon Jul 15, 2019 9:57 pm

MikeGL wrote:
Mon Jul 15, 2019 10:55 am
It's not everyday where a chess news is published on a tech site.
Cheating caught with picture inside a bathroom.
Caught with his pants still up...

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Re: GM Caught Cheating in Tourn With Hidden Cellphone in Bathroom

Post by Ovyron » Tue Jul 16, 2019 8:57 pm

Leo wrote:
Mon Jul 15, 2019 1:55 pm
the bathroom is the only place without video surveillance."
But then how was he caught?
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Re: GM Caught Cheating in Tourn With Hidden Cellphone in Bathroom

Post by Uri Blass » Tue Jul 16, 2019 9:17 pm

Ovyron wrote:
Tue Jul 16, 2019 8:57 pm
Leo wrote:
Mon Jul 15, 2019 1:55 pm
the bathroom is the only place without video surveillance."
But then how was he caught?
The quote is from 2006 World Chess Championship and Mr. Kramnik .

Kramnik is not the GM in the subject.

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