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Reactions to Hans Niemann’s interview

Hans Niemann passionately responded to the recent speculations made about him following Carlsen’s withdrawal from the Sinquefield Cup. In the round 5 post-game interview of the Sinquefield Cup 2022, Niemann confessed he was cheating on and said it was the biggest mistake in his life. Niemann’s emotional confession: I cheated in random games on and this was the biggest mistake in my life

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The story so far: Magnus Carlsen withdrew from the Sinquefield Cup 2022 without detailed explanations. Possible reasons of Magnus Carlsen’s withdrawal can be found here. Sinquefield Cup’s players and organizers reacted to Carlsen’s decision with Fabiano Caruana tweeting that he can’t wait to see the Hans effect on The Magnus Effect. Hans Niemann was shocked by Carlsen’s withdrawal and explained that he couldn’t even focus on his fourth round game against Firouzja. In the R4 post-game interview, Hans added: At least I got to beat Magnus Carlsen before he left. Magnus Carlsen’s results were annulled after his withdrawal.

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