Russian AI Chess-playing robot ATTACKS, breaks 7-year-old’s finger

“A chess robot broke a 7-year-old boy’s finger during a match in Russia last week.

Video posted to social media of the incident shows the robot, which is playing three simultaneous matches against various opponents using a large mechanical arm, playing the young victim. The boy, reaches to move one of his pieces and the robot grabs his finger.

Several adults rushed in soon after the incident and freed the boy’s hand.

“The robot broke the child’s finger,” Sergey Lazarev, president of the Moscow Chess Federation, told the TASS news agency after the incident. “This is of course bad.”

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Sergey Smagin, vice-president of the Russian Chess Federation blamed the boy for the incident.”




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