Magnus Carlsen

Magnus Carlsen accuses Niemann of recent cheating

Chess superstar Magnus Carlsen for the first time openly accused American Hans Niemann of cheating Monday, saying the rising star had done so more recently and more often than he previously admitted.

October 22, 2022
October 22, 2022

Niemann sues Carlsen

American grandmaster Hans Niemann, in the latest move in a scandal that has rocked the world of chess, filed a lawsuit on Thursday against Magnus Carlsen after the Norwegian world champion accused him of cheating.

September 27, 2022
September 27, 2022

Magnus Carlsen accuses Niemann of recent cheating

Chess superstar Magnus Carlsen for the first time openly accused American Hans Niemann of cheating Monday, saying the rising star had done so more recently and more often than he previously admitted.

September 21, 2022
September 21, 2022

Chess champion Carlsen quits game amid cheating allegations

Norwegian world chess champion Magnus Carlsen abruptly withdrew from a game against American Hans Niemann, reigniting an ongoing cheating controversy in the sport.

December 1, 2016
December 1, 2016

Carlsen wins 3rd World Chess Championship

Norwegian Magnus Carlsen extended his dominance over the chess world by winning the World Chess Championship for the third consecutive time on Wednesday, beating his Russian challenger Sergei Karyakin in a tiebreaker.