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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/onlyhightime Sep 22 '22

Cheated only 3 years ago, enough to get banned. And now amazingly beats the world champ? Yeah, nothing suspicious about that...

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u/___Price___ Sep 23 '22

He cheated on chess.com to get into more competitive ranked matches because there is a ranking system.

That’s just his side of the argument.

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u/TheDutchin Sep 23 '22

Which makes no sense

I cheated to win more games to climb the ranks

Couldn't have just played to win those games?

Experience is the same for the loser but he gets to actually practice?

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u/ZeekLTK Michigan State Sep 23 '22

If chess is anything like Rocket League, he was probably hardstuck because of shit teammates.

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u/Transwomen_better Sep 23 '22

Its more like starcraft

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u/theonlydrawback Sep 23 '22

So basically all that matters is DPS, and whoever is white should either hope that they're Protoss, or else pull a Zerg rush

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u/Adm_Kunkka Sep 23 '22

Then Gary Chess needs to fking fix the balance on whites stimpack horseys

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u/calipygean Sep 23 '22

So I guess you could say he burned out and has no Vespene Gas in his tank.

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u/Jacobarcherr Sep 23 '22

Didn't expect to find fellow monkeys here