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The tech game is boosting player goals

From soccer to athletics to golf, technology is playing a bigger game than humans


Pranjal Sharma
When the FIFA World Cup is held later this year, the key player to watch will not be on the field. Automated software will track field violations and enhance the accuracy of video assistant referees.

Potential offside decisions are highly contested in football. Based on a player’s position, an artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm can decide whether an offside would have occurred or not. And this decision would be made in seconds instead of precious minutes of game stoppage. 

The Chess Olympiad in Chennai in July will also demonstrate the power of AI in chess. AI is increasingly enhancing the game’s profile. Five-time
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First Published: Jun 26 2022 | 6:42 PM IST

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