19-year-old Hans Niemann today AGAIN defeated the World Chess Champion Magnus Carlsen, in the 6th round of the Julius Baer Generation Cup, as Magnus Carlsen resigned his game in the second move. Carlsen went offline as soon as he resigned, but he has not withdrawn from the tournament. Replay the game Hans Niemann – Magnus Carlsen here
Martin B. Justesen, the author of Say Chess, commented, “I think Carlsen is handling the chesscom merger like Musk did with the purchase of Twitter and the bots” More reactions to Magnus Carlsen’s resignation against Hans Nieman here
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 headlines the field and met again with 19-year-old Hans Niemann after the Sinquefield Cup 2022. 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. While Niemann spoke on the case on several occasions, the World Chess Champion did not have any public announcement since then.
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