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Chess player from Georgia suspended for three years for phone calls

Шахматист из Грузии дисквалифицирован на три года за пользование телефоном

The athlete during the party retired to the bathroom, where he checked the moves with the app on your phone.

Chess player from Georgia, Gaioz Legalize disqualified for three years for violation of rules prohibiting to use during the party of an electronic device for analysis. The decision adopted by the Commission FIDE ethics.

The incident occurred at the tournament in Dubai, when Ligalize played with the Armenian chess player Tigran Petrosyan. Legalize during the party several times went to the toilet, and before important moves.

The enemy of Legalize drew this to the attention of tournament organizers and those by going to the bathroom, found the phone chess app that analysed the status of party to the enemy Georgian.

In addition to disqualification, Legalize deprived of the status of grandmaster. He retained the title of international master. In the case of a repeat offence he will face disqualification for 15 years.