Magnus Carlsen decided to resign from the rematch with Hans Niemann only after one move.
Magnus Carlsen resigned from an online match against Hans Niemann after making only one move.
Both the players met in the Julius Baer Generation Cup on Monday. Both were visible on video link during the live broadcast on chess 24.
This was their first meeting after American’s victory over Carlsen at the Sinquefield Cup earlier this month.
It was only after making his first move with the black pieces, the world champion promptly resigned and disconnected from the game.
While Hans Niemann a 19-year-old American newcomer had made two moves with white.
Magnus Carlsen is ranked number 1 by International Chess Federation.
Who soon after his defeat in the third round withdrew from the tournament abruptly.
A day later he tweeted I've withdrawn from the tournament. I've always enjoyed playing in the @STLChessClub, and hope to be back in the future."
He also tweeted a video of football coach José Mourinho saying, "If I speak, I'm in big trouble" which raise suspicions.
Carlsen's defeat against19 year old Hans Neimann broke his 53-game winning streak.
Hans Neiman is now facing a series of allegations of cheating as he once admitted of cheating when he was 16 years old.
Hans Neiman claims to be completely clean and considers his earlier cheating confession to be the biggest mistake of his life now.
However there are no evidences found of him cheating as he was frisked by the security before the match.
The Sinquefield Cup has got a cash prize of $350,000.
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