Friday, March 25, 2011

French chess hit by Russia olympiad 'cheating' scandal

BBC News - French chess hit by Russia olympiad 'cheating' scandal:

Sebastien Feller implicated in cheating scandal.
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According to the French federation, while international grand master Sebastien Feller, 19, was involved in a game, Cyril Marzolo followed developments over the internet and used computer software to establish the best next move. The answer was then sent by means of a coded text message to the third member of the team, Arnaud Hauchard.

The third member would then sit himself at a particular table in the competition hall. Each table represented an agreed square on the chess board.
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