Chess phone cheat caught

Chess phone cheat caught

SonofPearl
SonofPearl
Apr 17, 2008, 11:27 AM |
13 | Misc

An Iranian player at the Dubai open has been caught cheating by receiving moves on his phone.  Mr.Sadatnajafi, rated 2288, was thrown out of the tournament in disgrace.

It is believed that his accomplices followed his games as they were broadcast live on the interent and sent computer assisted suggestions to him via text messages on his phone.  He was discovered receiving messages in round 5 of the event.  In the previous round he had defeated a Grandmaster.  All his results have now been annulled. 

 

 


 


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