Explained: Can Grandmasters cheat in online chess and get away? – The Indian Express

Written by Nihal Koshie, Edited by Explained Desk | New Delhi | Updated: April 5, 2021 7:50:06 am Online chess has boomed during the pandemic and so has cheating by players who sit in remote locations. The latest scandal was at the international bodys (FIDE) online university tournament where the winner, a former Ukrainian womens champion, was disqualified and so were 19 others

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FIDE World University Championship Participants Disqualified Without ‘Proof Of Actual Cheating’ – Chess.com

A total of 20 participants of the women's rapid tournament of the FIDE World University Online Chess Championship were disqualified by the tournament's Fair Play Panel, although it stated that there was no proof of actual cheating. One player was stripped of her world titlea decision that has been questioned on social media and countered by a separate investigation.

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