Posted on: April 15, 2015
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Georgian Nigalidze caught cheating at Dubai Open chess

By Supriyo Das

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Georgian Nigalidze caught cheating at Dubai Open chess

Dubai, April 15 (IANS) Georgian Grandmaster Gaioz Nigalidze was kicked out of the 17th Dubai Open chess tournament after being caught cheating.

The 26-year-old was caught using a smartphone to consult his moves during toilet breaks in Tuesday's game against American Tigran Petrosian and now faces a three-year ban from the sport, reports Xinhua.

Nigalidze was the winner of the 2013 and 2014 Georgian Championships.

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