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10:30 am
Mon March 26, 2012

Cheating in chess? Local professor takes aim

Cataloging chess moves and scenarios allows University at Buffalo professor Kenneth Regan to determine the likelihood of cheating in chess.
Daniel Robison WBFO

In recent years, there have been more accusations of cheating in chess, due in part to the proliferation of smart phones. Now, a professor in Buffalo claims he’s found a way root it out.

But Kenneth Regan's methods aren’t accepted by everyone.

"Toiletgate"

Every chess player has his or her own style. Russian Vladimir Kramnik likes to take bathroom breaks during matches. That got him in some trouble five years ago.

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