Hans Niemann probably cheated in more than 100 chess games, investigation finds

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  • Chess.com investigation contradicts Niemann’s denials
  • American likely cheated in more than 100 games, probe says

The latest bombshell in the scandal that has rocked the chess world to its foundation dropped on Tuesday when an investigation into the games of Hans Niemann found the American grandmaster has cheated far more frequently than previously disclosed.

The 72-page report, conducted by Chess.com and initially reviewed by the Wall Street Journal, found that Niemann “likely received illegal assistance in more than 100 online games” as recently as 2020, including in events where prize money was at stake.

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Written by Bryan Armen Graham
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