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Cheating feud between Magnus Carlsen and Hans Niemann

By TechThop Team

Posted on: 22 Sep, 2022


Carlsen, 31, and Niemann, 19, were going head to head in the Julius Baer Age Cup about fourteen days after Niemann crushed Carlsen.

Called off match

Magnus Carlsen suddenly called off after taking a single action in his exceptionally expected rematch with Hans Niemann.

The Tweet

Carlson tweeted a scandalous clasp of Portuguese soccer administrator José Mourinho saying that he preferred not to talk and he would be in big trouble.

Cheating reference

Many accepted the vague reference implying that Carlsen thinks Niemann cheated while playing against him.


Niemann said he had cheated in online matches on at 12 and 16 years of age yet denied truly deceiving in over-the-board tournaments.

Removed Hans, the biggest web-based chess stage, emerged with an assertion two days after the fact on Sept. 8, expressing that they chose to eliminate Niemann from

Chess Engines

Chess engines are AI software that examines the board's prospects and hand-off moves that give the best results, and starting around 2017, they've become inconceivably refined.

No Proof

Niemann was not discovered cheating in an over-the-board match, and there has been no substantial confirmation that he undermined Sept. 4 against Magnus Carlsen.

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