Magnus Carlsen-Hans Niemann Game

Below is the controversial game from The Sinquefield Cup in Saint Louis, played in Rd #3 On September 4, 2022. There are a number of serious Youtube videos where the game is analyzed move-by-move. However, one amusing video is where the Stockfish Bot analyzes the game. The game and video are presented below.

Below is a report of the game by Lichess. The dark black area below the central axis is where black is winning. Note the number of inaccuracies, mistakes, blunders, etc. Click on the image to see a larger version.

The Stockfish Bot video:

At ACC, we don’t take a position as a chess club, on whether or not Niemann cheated (in some manner), or whether Carlsen did the right or wrong thing by withdrawing from that tournament. We leave it up to more experienced chess analysts to try to get to the truth as to what happened and why.

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