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Chess Grandmaster Serving Ban For Toilet Cheating Caught Competing Under New Name

Igors Rausis, a Ukrainian-born ex-grandmaster who has competed for Latvia, Bangladesh, and the Czech Republic, has made history not only for becoming an elite player well into his 50s, but for receiving the harshest ban chess’s governing body has ever handed out. Not that it’s stopped him from continuing to play in other tournaments. Last […]

Disgraced chess grandmaster Igors Rausis plays against an opponent.
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