Magnus Carlsen

Carlsen-Niemann controversy: Chess governing body to investigate cheating claims

The chess world has been shaken for weeks by the Carlsen-Niemann controversy, since Norway's Carlsen withdrew from the Sinquefield Cup in the United States after losing to the 19-year-old.

published on : 30th September 2022

Niemann cheated more, & more recently, than he has admitted: Carlsen  

It’s the first time the 31-year-old has addressed the issue in a straightforward manner after withdrawing from the Sinquefield Cup in St.

published on : 28th September 2022

Chess World Champion Magnus Carlsen accuses Hans Niemann of cheating

The Norwegian took to Twitter to issue a statement on why he withdrew from his games against the American.

published on : 27th September 2022

Julius Baer Cup: Indian GM Erigaisi goes down to Carlsen in final

Having won the first match, the Norwegian had the advantage and he won the first two games of the second match to close out the finale early on Monday.

published on : 26th September 2022

Carlsen resigns after one move against Niemann

Tour Director, Arne Horvei gave a clean chit to Niemann saying "there has been no indication in his games that he has been involved in any cheating."

published on : 21st September 2022

Ready to play naked if that will help me prove I'm clean: GM Niemann

Accused of foul play in match against World No 1 Carlsen in the ongoing Sinquefield Cup, US player, who has been banned from playing online chess twice, pleads innocence

published on : 8th September 2022

Nakamura’s stream, cryptic tweet & shock day for chess, story of Carlsen’s withdrawal 

“I have withdrawn from the tournament,” the Norwegian posted on Twitter. “I have always enjoyed playing in the St Louis Chess Club, and hope to be back in the future.”

published on : 7th September 2022

Praggnanandhaa stuns Carlsen in tiebreaks to finish runner-up in FTX Crypto Cup

Praggnanandhaa and Carlsen were neck-and-neck throughout the whole tournament with the youngster putting in a real statement performance throughout.

published on : 22nd August 2022

Chess Olympiad Chennai: The aura of Magnus Carlsen

From opponents to teammates and fans, the Norwegian is the cynosure of all eyes at the Olympiad

published on : 31st July 2022

FIDE will revisit format: Viswanathan Anand

The International Chess Federation (FIDE) will likely revisit the format that identifies the world champion, especially if the current regime retains power at the elections next month in Chennai.

published on : 30th July 2022

Chess Olympiad: The chair-fully chosen ones

In a game where players could spend more than five hours sitting, posture and being comfortable is of utmost importance

published on : 29th July 2022

Magnus Carlsen not to defend title at 2023 World Chess Championship

Carlsen has repeatedly hinted that, bored with a title he has held for nearly 10 years, he may give up his throne without a fight.

published on : 20th July 2022

Norway Chess: Viswanathan Anand loses to Shakhriyar Mamedyarov; Magnus Carlsen surges ahead

Viswanathan Anand slipped to third with 13 points at the conclusion of the eighth and penultimate round.

published on : 10th June 2022

Norway Chess: Anand claims another win over world champion Carlsen; leads standings 

In Armageddon, the 52-year-old Anand recreated the magic of old when he stunned Carlsen to post a win in 50 moves. 

published on : 6th June 2022

Norway Chess: Anand's winning run ends, but still in joint lead with Carlsen

The 52-year-old former world champion now shares the lead with Magnus Carlsen on 8.5 points each. The regular Classical game between Anand and So ended in a draw in 28 moves. 

published on : 4th June 2022

Norway chess: Anand posts second straight win in Classical event, takes lead

The 52-year-old Anand trumped his opponent in 36 moves in the battle of the veterans to make it two out of two after the second round late on Wednesday. 

published on : 2nd June 2022

Anand beats Carlsen in blitz event of Norway Chess, finishes fourth 

The Indian GM started with a win over Aryan Tari (Norway) in the blitz before drawing with So in round two. 

published on : 31st May 2022

Wins against Carlsen have given me plenty of confidence: Praggnanandha

Praggu, as he is affectionately called, pulled off a massive victory over Magnus Carlsen — reigning world champ (classical) and a three-time world rapid champion.

published on : 22nd May 2022

India's R Praggnanandhaa stuns World Champion Magnus Carlsen for second time in year

The fifth round match of the tournament was headed towards a draw but a one-move blunder from the world champion Magnus Carlsen resulted in his defeat.

published on : 21st May 2022