Russian chess robot broke a child’s finger during a match in Moscow

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A chess robot broke a finger of a 7-year-old boy during a match on Moscow Open Chess Championship last week

The footage of the incident shows how a robot with a large mechanical arm plays simultaneously in three matches with different opponents. One opponent, a boy, reaches out to move one of his pieces, and the robot grabs his finger. However, the robot did not appear to make any major twists or other movements after grabbing the finger.

Shortly after the incident, several adults rushed forward and freed the boy’s hand.

“The robot broke the child’s finger” Moscow Chess Federation This was stated by President Sergei Lazarev to Russian news agencies. – This, of course, is bad.

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FILE - Sergei Karjakin of Russia makes a move during a match with Magnus Carlsen of Norway during the fifth round of the 2016 World Chess Championship in New York, November.  September 17, 2016 (REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton)

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“The robot was rented by us, exhibited in many places, for a long time, with specialists. Apparently, the operators overlooked it. The child made a move, and after that you need to give time for the robot to answer, but the boy hurried up, the robot grabbed him. We have nothing to do with the robot,” Lazarev said.

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it is not clear who made a robotand the boy’s identity has not been released.