Magnus Carlsen resigns from rematch with Hans Niemann after opening move

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  • Carlsen quits online chess game to reignite ‘cheating’ furore
  • Niemann has faced allegations since win over world champion

Magnus Carlsen has resigned from an online match against Hans Niemann after making only one move, reigniting the controversial feud between the two players.

The two players met in the Julius Baer Generation Cup on Monday, their first meeting since the American’s victory over Carlsen at the Sinquefield Cup earlier this month. Both players were visible on video link during the live broadcast on Chess24.

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Written by Guardian sport
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