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Chess cheats

Two players were nabbed - at least the circumstantial evidence is convincing (and interesting) - at the World Open in Philadelphia last month. One had an earpiece designed for wireless communication. The other had his winning run against top-ranked players examined, and it was found that his moves perfectly matched those from a popular computer program. When challenged, he spent most of an hour in a bathroom stall. Doing what I wonder? Whatever he did, it was enough to end his tournament run.

So we can add chess to the list of games stained by accusations of cheating. At least there's still golf ... oops, I forgot about Michelle Wie, et al.