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+ - Checkmate for Bluetooth-Enabled Chess Sensation

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theodp
theodp writes "Young Umakant Sharma was an Indian chess sensation who possessed a seemingly uncanny ability to give trouble to all his higher rated opponents. But Sharma was banned Tuesday from competition for 10 years after being caught using a Bluetooth headset sewn into a cap to get help from accomplices who relayed computer chess program moves to him via the headset."

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