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Kenneth W. Regan

Associate Professor of Computer Science and Engineering
University at Buffalo School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

Cheating in chess

When the chess world suspects someone of having cheated in a tournament, Ken Regan is the expert who gets the call.

Using a database of tens of thousands of top-level games, Kenneth Regan, himself an international chess master, has devised a program that can help determine whether a player is playing like a human or like a computer.

A member of the Anti-Cheating Committee of the World Chess Federation from 2013-14, he helped write and edit guidelines to prevent cheating in professional chess. He continues to serve as a consultant to the committee and previously served as an expert witness for the French Chess Federation, the Bulgarian Chess Federation and other governing bodies of chess.

CONTACT:

Kenneth Regan, PhD
Associate Professor of Computer Science and Engineering
University at Buffalo School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

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