The 'cheating' scandal tearing the chess community apart, explained

The ‘cheating’ scandal tearing the chess community apart, explained

On Monday, reigning world chess champion Magnus Carlsen made just one move against his opponent, US grandmaster Hans Niemann, then resigned, spreading panic in the chess world over a growing scandal seemingly unresolved. Carlsen essentially refusing to play against Niemann increases speculation about Carlsen’s abrupt withdrawal from a tournament in St. Louis after losing to …

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