Regium Chess — Most likely an elaborate SCAM!!

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Ovyron
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Re: Regium Chess — Most likely an elaborate SCAM!!

Post by Ovyron » Tue Feb 25, 2020 7:10 pm

And about how much spare money you have. The luxury of buying a board that moves chess pieces itself a bit faster than the one you already have.

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Re: Regium Chess — Most likely an elaborate SCAM!!

Post by Nay Lin Tun » Mon Mar 02, 2020 11:50 pm

The project was cancelled.

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/so ... -e-board-0

It is good for kickstarter to maintain their reputation. There are people who collected details to present media.

They push the kickstarter to stop the scam or spread the news via dailymail etc.

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Re: Regium Chess — Most likely an elaborate SCAM!!

Post by Nay Lin Tun » Tue Mar 03, 2020 4:38 am

Summary of the project in a short video!!

https://www.captiongenerator.com/168742 ... ess-boards

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Re: Regium Chess — Most likely an elaborate SCAM!!

Post by Steve Maughan » Tue Mar 17, 2020 2:48 pm

The scam continues. Here's an email I received:
Following our successful campaign in Japan, we open our crowdfunding campaign to the rest of the world.

Do not miss the opportunity to get your REGIUM e-Board at the best price!! 
https://crowdfunding.regiumchess.com/regium

They have created their own crowdfunding site.

Steve
http://www.chessprogramming.net - Maverick Chess Engine

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Re: Regium Chess — Most likely an elaborate SCAM!!

Post by BrendanJNorman » Tue Mar 17, 2020 4:31 pm

Steve Maughan wrote:
Tue Mar 17, 2020 2:48 pm

They have created their own crowdfunding site.
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Verrrrrry impressive. :lol:

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Re: Regium Chess — Most likely an elaborate SCAM!!

Post by Ovyron » Tue Mar 17, 2020 6:35 pm

BrendanJNorman wrote:
Tue Mar 17, 2020 4:31 pm
Image

Verrrrrry impressive. :lol:
What is this red circle about?

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Re: Regium Chess — Most likely an elaborate SCAM!!

Post by Tibono » Tue Mar 17, 2020 6:40 pm

Ovyron wrote:
Tue Mar 17, 2020 6:35 pm
What is this red circle about?
About basic chess knowledge, I guess... :?

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Re: Regium Chess — Most likely an elaborate SCAM!!

Post by BrendanJNorman » Tue Mar 17, 2020 6:51 pm

Tibono wrote:
Tue Mar 17, 2020 6:40 pm
Ovyron wrote:
Tue Mar 17, 2020 6:35 pm
What is this red circle about?
About basic chess knowledge, I guess... :?
I guess. :wink:

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Re: Regium Chess — Most likely an elaborate SCAM!!

Post by Ovyron » Tue Mar 17, 2020 7:14 pm

Ha, and I did my best to figure out what was fake in the picture, looks like it was legitimately made by someone that didn't know how to arrange the pieces.

Like me, I guess :lol:

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Re: Regium Chess — Most likely an elaborate SCAM!!

Post by tmokonen » Tue Mar 17, 2020 7:53 pm

Maybe they wanted to show off that their fake device can handle FRC.

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