The Julius Baer Generation Cup is the 7th event of the Meltwater Champions Chess Tour and takes place from 18-25 September on chess24.com. The event will feature 16 world-class players spanning the age spectrum. World Chess Champion Magnus Carlsen will headline the field and meet again with 19-year-old Hans Niemann. After Hans Niemann defeated the World Chess Champion Magnus Carlsen in the third round of the Sinquefield Cup 2022, Carlsen decided to withdraw from the tournament without detailed explanations. Rumors that Magnus Carlsen suspected Niemann was cheating started spreading over social media and the controversy over the Niemann – Carlsen case is not stopping.
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See the timetable of happenings related to Niemann – Carlsen case:
Hans Niemann and Magnus Carlsen will meet again at the chess board in the 6th round of the Julius Baer Generation Cup Prelims stage. The game is scheduled for Monday, September 19, 19:00 CEST. Julius Baer Generation Cup Pairings & Schedule / LIVE games
Day 2 LIVE video coverage with David Howell, Jovanka Houska, Kaja Snare & Simon Williams
Hans Niemann vs Magnus Carlsen, Julius Baer Generation Cup R6 LIVE: