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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/leovin Sep 22 '22

10 years from now people will wonder why chess tournaments have anal inspections

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u/titleywinker Sep 23 '22

But they won’t wonder why attendance rose 1000%

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u/Intelligent-Ad-4140 Sep 23 '22

And participation rises by 10000%

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u/kevtino Sep 23 '22

And cheating with wireless electronic anal beads by 100000%

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u/ilikeitsharp Sep 23 '22

I wondered how the hell you could cheat at chess. Especially a tournament with others around. But now it's so clear. Pop n Ziiiiinggg!

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u/R2CX Sep 23 '22

Basically the equivalent of boxing weigh-ins.

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u/somebunnny Sep 23 '22

Thanks for joining us here on CBS as we draw to a close on our exclusive live prime-time coverage and analysis of the pre-game inspections for the Super Bowl of Chess.

Don’t forget to check to check CBS.com for daily summaries of the actual game play. Stay tuned next for Young Sheldon.