Chess: High-tech methods like smart glasses make cheating hard to detect

With technology today, it is getting harder and harder to detect cheating. PHOTO ILLUSTRATION: PEXELS
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SINGAPORE - From surreptitious meetings in the bathroom to bone conduction spectacles, the methods of cheating in the game of chess have evolved significantly over the decades.

The issue was thrust into the spotlight last week, after the world's top player Magnus Carlsen, 31, suffered a shock loss to 19-year-old newcomer Hans Niemann in the prestigious Sinquefield Cup.

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