• From king to rook: Chess champ caught cheating during French tournament

    3 monthes ago - By NY Daily News

    A chess grandmaster could face a permanent checkmate from the sport after admitting to cheating. Strasbourg Open competitor Igors Rausis was suspended after being “caught red-handed using his phone during a game,” stated the International Chess Federation on Friday. Rausis, 58, who won title of...
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  • A star chess player admitted to cheating with his phone on the toilet at a tournament

    A star chess player admitted to cheating with his phone on the toilet at a tournament

    3 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    A star chess player was allegedly "caught red-handed" cheating by using a phone in the bathroom during a tournament.
    A phone was reportedly found in a toilet that had just been used by grandmaster player Igors Rausis, who later admitted it belonged to him.
    A chess official posted a statement online that didn't mention Rausis by name, but said a player who had shot to success was raising red flags.
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    A star chess player admitted that he was cheating by using a phone in the bathroom during a tournament after he was allegedly "caught red-handed."
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