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Common enough to merit this fascinating entry in Wikipedia for “Cheating in chess“: Cheating [in chess] can occur in many forms [citation omitted] and can take place before, during, or possibly even after a game. Commonly cited instances of cheating include: … Continue reading
In German: here. In English: here. We blogged about this possibility on 23 June. So, we need to update our priors … World Cup match-fixers?
Forty-eight matches will played during the first stage of the World Cup in the nation of Brasil. But how many, pray tell, of those “first 48” matches will be fixed or rigged in some form, e.g. by means of payoffs to … Continue reading
Alan Burdick, a writer for The New Yorker (one of our favorite English-language weekly magazines), summarizes some recent research in this area conducted by Chris Stride, a psychologist at the University of Sheffield: First, [Stride] had to define cheating. In soccer, all sorts of … Continue reading
The fraction or number of such games has to be greater than zero, but how much greater? By way of example, do you detect any suspicious patterns or red flags in this box score of the Huskies’s 63-53 Final Four upset victory over the Gators yesterday … Continue reading