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.
World No. 1 Magnus Carlsen underlined his superiority, winning the first two games in the opening match of the final against teenaged Indian Grandmaster Arjun Erigaisi in the Julius Baer Generation Cup rapid online chess tournament.
After playing just one move in a match against Niemann on Monday night in the "Julius Baer Generation Cup" online tournament, Carlsen resigned the game without a word
Viswanathan Anand has spoken highly of his protege R Praggnanandhaa in an exclusive interview with NDTV, just a day after the young chess prodigy beat current world champion Magnus Carlsen
Despite the win over Carlsen, R Praggnanandhaa could only take second place in the final standings
Viswanathan Anand, who was in second spot behind world No.1 Carlsen after seven rounds, slipped to third with 13 points at the conclusion of the eighth and penultimate round
Indian maestro Viswanathan Anand defeated Azerbaijan's Teimour Radjabov in the Armageddon in the seventh round of the Norway Chess tournament to remain in the second spot behind world number one Magnus Carlsen.
Viswanathan Anand got the better of Magnus Carlsen in the fifth round of the Classical event in the Norway Chess tournament to climb to the top spot.
Viswanathan Anand's winning run in the 'Classical' event of the Norway Chess tournament came to an end after suffering a loss to American Wesley So in the fourth round.
Viswanathan Anand defeated world champion Magnus Carlsen in round seven of the blitz event of the Norway Chess on way to a fourth-place finish.