Blockchain Set to Stamp Out Cheating in World Chess Competition

Cointelegraph | Mar 27, 2020 at 3:46 AM
  • 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.
  • It can take many forms  — from taking strategic bathroom breaks, to creating fictitious records of games that never happened, or relying on the help of computer chess engines when playing online.
  • The 2020 Candidates Tournament will convene at a later date once the situation becomes less volatile.