September 26, 2022

The Cheating Accusation Rocking Competitive Chess

by The Journal.

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The chess world has been gripped by drama after world champion Magnus Carlsen accused newcomer Hans Moke Niemann of cheating. WSJ’s Andrew Beaton explains how the whole fiasco is threatening to taint the sanctity of the 1,500-year-old game.

Further Reading:

- Chess Is in Chaos Over Suspicion That a Player Cheated Against Magnus Carlsen 

- The Question Behind the Magnus Carlsen-Hans Niemann Drama: How to Cheat at Chess? 

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