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Robot crushes 7-year-old Chess player's hand! 

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A chess robot grabbed and fractured his seven-year-old opponent’s finger during a match.

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This sad yet astonishing incident took place during the Moscow Open in Russia, when a young Chess player's was inadvertently injured

Where did it happen?

The robot was unsettled by the quick responses of his opponent, according to several Russian media outlets. The incident happened on July 19 at the Moscow Open.

When did it happen?

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At the Moscow Chess Open, a chess-playing robot callously grabbed and broke a 7-year-old boy’s finger and fractured it during a match.

What actually happened?

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According to a report by the Baza Telegram channel, the 7-year-old boy is named as Christopher and he is among the 30 best chess players in Moscow in the under-nines category.

Who is the victim?

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In the above video, you can see how the poor chess player had to suffer a lot after being   

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Moscow Chess Federation president Sergey Lazarev said "The robot has played several matches earlier without being perturbed. But the child’s finger broke. This is of course bad,” 

The President's take

The vice-president of the Russian Chess Federation, Sergey Smagin, blamed the child, "The robot appeared to pounce after it took one of the boy’s pieces. Rather than waiting for the machine to complete its move, the boy opted for a quick riposte

VP blames the kid!

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