Indian Chess Player Plays With Deep Blue...Tooth

from the shoulda-got-the-implant dept

We've had stories for years about kids using mobile phones to cheat on exams, but a guy in India has taken that to the next level, by using a mobile phone to cheat his way up the chess rankings. Over the last 18 months, he apparently bounded up the charts, as some noted that his odd style included always wearing a cloth cap that covered his ears. Turns out that there was a nice little Bluetooth earpiece stitched into the cloth, and there were accomplices using a computer relaying moves to him via a mobile phone. And, he would have gotten away with it too, if only he'd had the Bluetooth device implanted in his brain...


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    Anonymous Coward, Dec 27th, 2006 @ 11:20am

    "Indian Chess Player Plays With Deep..."

    .BLUETOOTH

     

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    TurbinTurbine, Dec 27th, 2006 @ 11:23am

    With .NET and .MONO out...

    "Indian Chess Player Plays With Deep..."

    .BLUETOOTH

     

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    College Matt, Dec 27th, 2006 @ 11:31am

    WTF are you talking about? You are... an idiot.

     

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    Jdiddy, Dec 27th, 2006 @ 11:35am

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    what is that moron talking about??? i gues he doesnt know about Deep Blue the computer... moron...

     

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    zeroJJ, Dec 27th, 2006 @ 11:38am

    Yahoo chess

    thats why I quit playing on yahoo chess... too many folks putting my moves into chessmaster and playing their moves as the computer.

    I was just playing for fun and to get better, apparently thats not the goal of some.

     

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    TurbinTurbine, Dec 27th, 2006 @ 11:55am

    Techdirt retards

    "what is that moron talking about??? i gues he doesnt know about Deep Blue the computer... moron..."

    As in the dot on most Indian people's head.

    You people must score low on the analogy/logic part of IQ tests. I guess everything must be spelled out and spoon fed to kids these days... lol

     

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    PhysicsGuy, Dec 27th, 2006 @ 12:06pm

    Re: Techdirt retards

    You people must score low on the analogy/logic part of IQ tests. I guess everything must be spelled out and spoon fed to kids these days... lol

    not as low as you apparently... look at your original post and then look at an analogy or a logic question. see the difference?

     

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    57739-57734, Dec 27th, 2006 @ 12:09pm

    Re: Techdirt retards

    That's the worst attempt at humor on techdirt EVER.

    And speaking of retards, maybe you should do a little research on the dot before feebly attempting some humor.

     

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    Drextic, Dec 27th, 2006 @ 12:14pm

    Re: Re: Techdirt retards

    If you actually red his post he was commenting on TurbinTurbine's post not the article.

    Simple context clues and no reference mentioning the original article. Even I can see the what Turbine was talking about regarding the raging Neanderthal's reply, but then again I'm over the age of 21.

     

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    You, Dec 27th, 2006 @ 12:25pm

    As in the dot on most Indian people's head.

    WOW! Racist, much?

     

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    ElKroppo, Dec 27th, 2006 @ 12:57pm

    RE.. You

    How the hell is that racist? That is similar to saying that most goth kids wear black. The mark is used by Hindus for a variety of reasons. There are a lot of Hindu people in India. No more racist than saying "as in the shoes on most American people's feet."

     

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    Maverick, Dec 27th, 2006 @ 1:19pm

    fake smile

    Instead of
    [No more racist than saying "as in the shoes on most American people's feet."]
    the following would be more appropriate:
    [No more racist than saying "as in the fake smile on most American people's face."]

     

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    Witty Nickname, Dec 27th, 2006 @ 1:27pm

    OOHH!! I wanna play!

    Is it racist to say "The fat on an American's belly?"

    If it is racist, its OK, I am both American, and fat.

     

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    TheHoodWinked, Dec 27th, 2006 @ 2:33pm

    Too bad ...

    Its really too bad that the bluetooth jammers were OOTO for the holidays. I guess next time those judges will search the frequency waves for such scams. In the mean time lets just sit and listen for the super-sonic sounds that make up the moves needed to win this sort of thing. Mahahahahah!

     

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    SirViceroryFizzlebottom, Dec 28th, 2006 @ 10:02am

    Oh, The Gayness

    Instead of
    [No more racist than saying "as in the shoes on most American people's feet."]
    the following would be more appropriate:
    [No more racist than saying "as in the fake smile on most American people's face."]

    No...this is better,
    [No more racist than saying "as in the homosexual tendencies of the first few individuals posting to this thread."]
    I know THAT can't be racist...wait, are homos a race?

     

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    Neurojava, Dec 28th, 2006 @ 3:19pm

    Funny Funny

    Hee Hee. This comment thread is even more entertaining than the original article.

    You guys are fun.

    Disclaimer: I am an Indian male and definitely do NOT have a dot on my forehead:)

     

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    Daniel (profile), Jan 1st, 2007 @ 1:38am

    Chess vs. Racism

    I don't blame you guys about not talking directly about the article - it really doesn't have that much commentworthy. He cheated, he got caught, he got punished. If he had done it with notes passed to someone, it never would have made it here. The bluetooth angle just barely qualifies it for mention.

    As far as the "dot" goes - I'm pretty sure caste marks are reserved for WOMEN in India - and not all of them at that. The reference is pretty lame and shows the ignorance of the poster more than anything else.

     

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