Robot chess player breaks finger of 7-year-old boy during tournament in Russia: video

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According to the Moscow Chess Federation, a seven-year-old boy who participated in a Russian chess tournament had his finger broken by a robot opponent.

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Tournament officials said the child was partly to blame for the July 19 incident and continued his participation in the event after his finger was put in a cast.

Sergei Lazarev, President of the Moscow Chess Federation, This was reported by the Russian state media TASS. the boy didn’t give the robot enough time to react to his move, then the robot grabbed him as he reached for one of the pieces.

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video The incident, reported by Russian media, quickly went viral. It shows the boy making his move on the board before the robot presses his index finger to the ground after a short answer. Several tournament officials and adults rushed to help the child free himself from the robot.

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A robot chess player broke a boy's finger during a match in Russia on July 19, 2022, the president of the Moscow Chess Federation told state news agency TASS.

— Sergey Smagin, vice-president of the Moscow Chess Federation, added in an interview. with RIA Novosti that there are no plans to ban the robot, but security measures will be evaluated.

According to Russian edition Bazathe boy is among the 30 best chess players in Moscow under the age of nine.


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