World class chess champ breaks silence after shocking resignation

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 …