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Blockchain Set To Stamp Out Cheating In World Chess Competition

22:59 Thursday , March 26th 2020
The 2020 Chess Candidates Tournament in Ekaterinburg, Russia has been postponed due to the coronavirus, but organizers are already looking to the future and how blockchain can give the sport a boost.
Ilya Merenzon, CEO of World Chess, believes that blockchain technology can help identify and prevent such unsportsmanlike behavior:
According to Merenzon, Algorand and World Chess have been working for the past few months on the project which “is expected to launch in a few weeks.”
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