Questions tagged [spectating]

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Can spectating while playing in a tournament be considered cheating? [duplicate]

This is only an imaginary scenario. A player forgot the correct "book move" in a tournament. He/She looked at another game played by strong players in the same tournament and happen to find ...
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What are the biggest events in chess by viewership?

I realise chess viewerships have skyrocketed due to organic growth in popularity, and especially due to more people being stuck indoors in the last year. Are there statistics on how many viewers each ...
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How do I politely ask a spectator to stop watching my game?

I was playing a chess game with a highly rated person in a tournament, and his dad was watching over the game. Obviously, it didn't affect the game, but I would have felt better if he was not watching ...