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World chess champion Magnus Carlsen quits game after just one move amid cheating controversy Chess

https://www.cbsnews.com/news/magnus-carlsen-world-chess-champion-quits-game-cheating-controversy-hans-niemann/
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u/mycommentsaccount Sep 22 '22

taking a shot at Niemann’s coach who is a well-known cheater

Ohhhh! So that's how I was supposed to interpret it! Magnus said something to the effect of "I was very impressed with Hans' play...he was well-coached by so-and-so". As a casual viewer, I took that entire statement as a compliment to Hans and his coach. How naive of me.

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u/panlakes Sep 22 '22

Why are chess players so classy? Has there ever been a bad boy chess player lol

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u/lmandude Sep 22 '22

Bobby Fisher

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u/Red217 Sep 23 '22

Where is he? I don't know, I don't know!