World class chess champ breaks silence after shocking resignation
Magnus Carlsen has broken his silence following the shocking moment he resigned from a highly anticipated chess match against American grandmaster Hans Niemann after just one move.
On Monday, Norwegian player Carlsen, 31, was playing a preliminary virtual match against Niemann, 19, who had unexpectedly — and somewhat controversially — beat him earlier this month. That win spurred cheating allegations and bizarre theories on how Niemann bested Carlsen.
“Unfortunately I cannot particularly speak on that but people can draw their …